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DATE News (chronologically)
03/04/10
f1
HRT launches their new F1 car
HRT Dallara Cosworth car, drivers (Karun Chandhok and Bruno Senna)and team principals
Hispania Racing F1 Team is on the doorstep of making history as it prepares to enter the F1 hall of fame on its debut at the Bahrain Grand Prix. Despite the lack of pre-season testing, the team is confident in its potential and is well prepared for a successful weekend at the Bahrain round, its first outing on F1’s world stage.

At the official presentation Hispania Racing F1 Team in Murcia, near Alicante (Spain), HRT F1 Team, "Hispania Racing F1 Team" unveiled the Dallara car, equipped with a Cosworth engine, at the Auditorio de Murcia in front of Mr. Ramon Valcárcel, President of the Region of Murcia, and Mr. Carlos Gracia, President of the Spanish Motorsport Federation.

The following is the full technical specifications of the new car.....

Official car name: HRT Cosworth
Engine: COSWORTH
Chassis material:  CARBON COMPOSITE
Bodywork material: CARBON COMPOSITE
Front Suspension: CARBON COMPOSITE
Rear Suspension: CARBON COMPOSITE
Dampers: SACHS
Steering: DALLARA AUTOMOBILI
Gearbox: XTRAC
Clutch: SACHS
Discs: BREMBO
Calipers: BREMBO
Pads:  BREMBO
Cooling system (radiators, heat exchangers): MARSTON
Cockpit instrumentation: MES
Seat belts: SABELT
Steering wheel: DALLARA AUTOMOBILI
Driver's seat: DALLARA AUTOMOBILI
Extinguisher system: FEV
Wheels: OZ
Fuel cell: PREMIER
Plugs: COSWORTH
Battery:  YUASA
Fuel provider: BP
Lubricants provider:  BP
Front Track: 1800mm
Rear Track : 1800mm
Wheel base: Around 3200mm
Overall Length: Around 4800mm
Overall Height:  950mm

Engine
Engine official name: Cosworth CA2010
Duty cycle type: 4 stroke reciprocating piston, normally aspirated
Configuration: 8 cylinders in banked V configuration with an angle of 90 degrees
Construction:  Cast aluminum alloy cylinder block and head, forged aluminum pistons, steel crankshaft
Capacity: 2,400cc
Valves: 32 with pneumatic valve springs
Maximum speed: Limited to 18,000rpm
Timing: Double overhead cams driven via compliant gear from crankshaft
Mass: In excess of 95kg
Cylinder bore:  Less than 98mm
Fuelling:  Magneti Marelli - 8 injectors supplied by a pressurized system at 100bar
Ignition: Magneti Marelli - 8 ignition coils each driving single spark plug
Lubrication:  Dry sump
Spark Plugs:  Champion

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