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7 September 1936
5 January 2014 (77)
Lee Wallard (7 September 1910)

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1967 German Grand Prix
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about Brian Hart

Brian Hart (7 September 1936 – 5 January 2014) was a British racing driver and engineer with a background in the aviation industry. He is best known as the founder of Brian Hart Limited, a company that developed and built engines for motorsport use.


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1967 Kurt Ahrens
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Hartley was axed by Red Bull after just one full season in F1, a move he recently claimed was the result of a plan that began during the Monaco Grand Prix weekend early in the year.<br>The Le Mans 24 Hours winner and World Endurance champion had not communicated any 2019 plans so far but has now been confirmed as part of Ferrari's development team.<br>Ferrari needed to replace two key simulator ...

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Hartley's rookie full-season campaign in F1 was dogged by speculation he would lose his Toro Rosso drive, with Red Bull contacting McLaren early in the year over the availability of its then-Formula 2 driver Lando Norris.<br>World Endurance champion and Le Mans 24 Hours winner Hartley retained his seat to the end of 2018 but was replaced by Alexander Albon for 2019 within 24 hours of the Abu Dhabi ...

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His exit was confirmed by the official announcement of Albon on Monday, and the Toro Rosso press release failed to mention Hartley by name.  Hartley scored just four points in his F1 career, but his highlight came when he took sixth on the grid for Honda’s home race at Suzuka. He was praised by Toro Rosso's engine partner Honda for his part in helping the Japanese manufacturer accelerate ...

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Hartley has been replaced at Toro Rosso after one full season in F1, having been handed a shock grand prix shot by Red Bull late last year after several years in sportscars. The New Zealander, twice a World Endurance champion with Porsche and a Le Mans 24 Hours winner, scored four points for Toro Rosso. Honda made significant progress in F1 this year in performance and reliability terms ...

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When running behind his 11th-placed teammate in Brazil, Hartley requested that the team swap the cars as he'd had better pace on softer, fresher tyres. But Gasly didn't yield to Toro Rosso's subsequent instructions, and Hartley would only find a way past shortly before the finish. Gasly said after the race that he saw little point in swapping the cars then as both were out of the points ...

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Gasly and Hartley were running very different strategies which resulted in Hartley closing rapidly on his teammate late in the race. Although Gasly was running in 11th, out of the points, Hartley was coming under pressure from Renault's Carlos Sainz, and put in a request to the pitwall for the Toro Rossos to swap places. "In the end, you know, we finished P11 and P13," Gasly told ...

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The Toro Rosso driver's future is uncertain given Red Bull has re-signed Daniil Kvyat to its junior team for next season and is keen on Alexander Albon for the second seat. Hartley has insisted he has a valid contract for 2019 and has become more agitated in the closing races of the season, including disagreeing with his own team's press release during the Mexican Grand Prix weekend. Asked ...

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Hartley’s F1 career is under threat with ongoing speculation linking Nissan e.dams Formula E driver Alexander Albon to the second Toro Rosso seat. His team boss Franz Tost said on Friday ahead of this weekend’s Mexican Grand Prix that Hartley needed to do more to keep his drive. Asked if the aerodynamic upgrade Hartley has this weekend could facilitate the sort of form Toro Rosso is ...

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Toro Rosso introduced a new front wing and floor, along with some minor bodywork tweaks, on Pierre Gasly’s car in the United States last weekend but opted not to persevere with it because of limited dry running.  The update is on Hartley’s car in Mexico, where Gasly has a grid penalty, and the New Zealander was extremely positive about its impact after lapping sixth-fastest in Friday ...

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Kvyat has been recalled to replace the Red Bull Racing-bound Pierre Gasly at Toro Rosso for the next year, but the team is yet to confirm who will take the second seat. Incumbent Brendon Hartley scored his best-ever finish in F1 last weekend in Austin, taking ninth place after disqualifications for Esteban Ocon and Kevin Magnussen. But while the Kiwi has insisted he's done enough against ...

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Toro Rosso introduced the update last week in the United States, with Pierre Gasly running it in all three practice sessions. However, the team took it off ahead of qualifying because Friday's wet practice sessions made it tough to evaluate the upgraded parts and only having dry running in FP3 proved inconclusive. Hartley said: "Definitely there's a lot for the engineers to look at ...

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While Gasly has been promoted to Red Bull’s senior team for next season, Hartley is at risk of being forced out of F1.  The New Zealander has repeatedly said he has a contract for next season but his team has already re-signed Daniil Kvyat for 2019 and is negotiating with the Nissan e.dams Formula E team to release Alexander Albon to take the other Toro Rosso seat.  Hartley started last ...

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While Hartley has maintained that he is on a long-term deal with Red Bull, the only driver confirmed at the energy drink giant's junior outfit for next year is the returning Daniil Kvyat, brought in to replace Pierre Gasly. Red Bull motorsport advisor Helmut Marko and team boss Franz Tost have been non-committal over Hartley's future, and Anglo-Thai racer Albon has now emerged as frontrunner ...

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However, the Anglo-Thai racer first has to get out of his existing deal to contest the 2018-19 Formula E season with Nissan. It’s understood that Red Bull motorsport boss Helmut Marko is negotiating with Nissan for the release of the 22-year-old, and that it will become clear in the next few days whether he has been successful. Nissan is understood to be extremely frustrated with ...

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Hartley put his Honda-powered STR13 sixth on the Japanese Grand Prix grid, one place ahead of teammate Pierre Gasly, for what was his best qualifying in F1 so far. The New Zealand driver's future in the team is not assured, as the team could yet pick someone else to partner Daniil Kvyat, who is replacing the Red Bull-bound Gasly, in 2019. When asked whether Hartley could still keep hold of ... ...

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Hartley led teammate Pierre Gasly in sixth place, as he finished 2.263s off pole position in the mixed-weather final qualifying segment. Rain hit the track at the end of Q3, meaning drivers' first attempts were the ones that determined the order – but the surface wasn't in optimal condition at the start of the session either, as it had also rained at the end of the previous ... ...

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The sport's chiefs attempted to tidy up the grid penalty rules last winter following growing annoyance at the raft of engine and gearbox penalties being handed out. For this year, rather than the slots at the back of the grid being decided by the number of penalties each driver is given, it is settled by the order that new elements are first used on track. That led to a bizarre situation ... ...

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The New Zealander was handed a full Toro Rosso campaign for this year after being recalled to single-seaters by Red Bull in late-2017. However, an early run of difficult results, combined with teammate Pierre Gasly grabbing a shock fourth in Bahrain, triggered intense speculation Hartley may be replaced. Hartley told Motorsport.com: “I actually feel much stronger than I did at the start of ... ...

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The Toro Rosso F1 rookie has endured a difficult start to the season, scoring just two points in 11 races so far and only twice qualifying better than 15th.But the New Zealander took advantage of the wet conditions in Hungary to qualify eighth as both Toro Rosso-Hondas made the top 10.“The conditions were worsening and I’m really quite proud of the lap I did in Q2 to get through ...

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Although the team was running a new specification of suspension part on the STR13 at Silverstone, it wasn’t directly associated with the component that failed, which was of original spec.However, as a precaution, Pierre Gasly went back to the complete older spec for qualifying and race, and had no problems.The spare chassis was built up for Hartley for Sunday, also with old-spec ...

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Hartley will start the race at Silverstone from the pitlane after a front-left suspension failure pitched him into the barriers at Brooklands and left Toro Rosso requiring a rebuild around a fresh monocoque.Though Honda has not found any "considerable damage" trackside, it has opted to change the internal combustion engine and MGU-K, and send the replaced parts back to Sakura for ...

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Hartley crashed after a front left failure on the STR13, damaging his chassis beyond immediate repair, so he will start from pitlane with the spare, which will be built up for the race.After the crash Gasly had to sit out the remainder of FP3 while the team investigated the failure. Toro Rosso believes that the car suffered a wishbone failure, but has reserved judgement pending a ...

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Ferrari had set the early pace in FP3 at Silverstone, with Raikkonen producing two laps inside 1m28s to hit the front, while teammate Sebastian Vettel wasn't within half a second before the red flags flew for Hartley's accident.The Toro Rosso driver crashed heavily at Brooklands after front left suspension failure pitched him into a spin.The front wheel appeared to collapse as he ...

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Ticktum, the 2017 Macau Grand Prix winner, is currently second in Euro F3, one point behind championship leader Marcus Armstrong and is in the frame to partner Pierre Gasly at Red Bull’s junior team in 2019.Red Bull motorsport advisor Helmut Marko has identified McLaren Autosport BRDC Award winner Ticktum as its junior driver who would be ready for an F1 drive in 2019.“At the end of ...

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Hartley's STR13 has been fitted with its fifth internal combustion engine of the season, as well as its fifth MGU-H and turbocharger, and the fourth examples of its MGU-K, energy store and control electronics.This translates to a 35-spot grid penalty for the second weekend in a row for the Kiwi, which automatically becomes a last-place start.Honda said the change of engine components ...

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