Formula 1 – The last budget Formula 1 car

Formula 1 – The last budget Formula 1 car

As Formula 1 continues its relentless progress into pioneering technology, it’s refreshing when a real throwback enters the fray. The little HRT team that ran aground in 2012 was most definitely one of them; staging a full F1 season on a €46 million budget, F1’s first Spanish team was a modern homage to the mass of tiny outfits battling for a space on the grid in the late 1980s and early ’90s.

After three years of toil with little reward, it met a similar fate to the likes of Simtek, Pacific and Forti when its owner Thesan Capital was unable to sell the team.

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