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More internal criticism of HRT car

ESPNF1 Staff
April 12, 2010 « Michelin return dependant on tyre war | »
The HRT F110 has come under criticism from member of the team © Sutton Images

Another leading HRT team member has slammed the quality of its F110 car, designed and supplied by Dallara.

After technical consultant Geoff Willis recently said he was "disappointed" with the single seater and unsure whether it could be improved, the team's business affairs boss Manfredi Ravetto has issued a similarly scathing assessment.

"What Dallara delivered was a total mess," Ravetto told Formule 1 Race Report. "They built a Formula One car with quality that you no longer see in Formula 3."

Improving the car may be difficult for HRT, as reports suggest all its data is held by Dallara, the Parma-based company who also produce cars for F3, Indycar, GP2, GP3 and the Renault World Series.

Ravetto added: "Dallara has not been involved in the daily running of the team. They have delivered the car and that was it. If we want to develop the car further, we will have to do it ourselves."