Q&A with Colin KollesHispania team boss Colin Kolles shares his thoughts on the team's improvements, their financial situation and their goals for the Championship.
Q: The team has improved a lot from the first race in Bahrain until today... CK: Yes, the team is becoming more and more one unit and we are making progress.
Q: The Belgium race was the 13th of the season. What can you say about the performance of your drivers? CK: I think that both drivers are doing a good job. We had the best qualifying result in Spa so far and Sakon's lap times were at the same level as Kovalainen's and Glock's in the race. I think there is no reason to make any changes so far.
Q: Now, there are more sponsors logos on the car. What do you think about this? CK: Obviously this is a positive sign but we have to work hard to get as much sponsorship as possible for 2011.
Q: Are you proud of the members of your team and the job they are doing to get the car on the grid at every race? CK: I am very proud because we cannot say that we had an optimal preseason preparation. I think they are doing a fantastic job.
Q: How is the financial situation of the team? CK: With more sponsors on board the situation is improving. As I mentioned before, in F1 you need a lot of support and this is what we are trying to achieve.
Q: What are your expectations for the upcoming race in Monza? CK: Monza is a special race with the highest top speeds. So far we were quite competitive on circuits were high downforce levels are not required.
Q: Where do you think Hispania Racing, HRT F1 team will end up at the last races of the season? CK: We push to end up in 10th position in the Constructors' Championship.
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