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Clos gets third HRT run at Hockenheim

ESPN Staff
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Dani Clos has previously driven in FP1 at Barcelona and Silverstone © Sutton Images
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Dani Clos will make his third appearance for HRT when he takes part in the first Friday practice session at the German Grand Prix.

The test driver took part in FP1 at the last race at Silverstone but was only able to complete 11 laps due to the wet weather conditions. Following such limited running, Clos will get another opportunity when he takes over Narain Karthikeyan's car at Hockenheim and he said that he was glad to get some more running on a track that he's familiar with.

"I'm happy to be getting into the car again just a few weeks later; it's another very good opportunity for me," Clos said. "I wasn't able to do much mileage in Silverstone because of the weather but my sensations and the work we did were very positive both for me and the team. We did a great job on a wet track and, although it was brief, it was very intense.

"Hockenheim will be a good opportunity to improve and do more miles with the F112. Besides, it's a track I know and that I find enjoyable, and a place where I have good memories. I'm confident and really looking forward to getting back on to the track."