A major sponsor of the Lotus team has stirred up the already confusing speculation about Fernando Alonso’s next move.
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The Chinese media appears to have got it wrong by announcing on Tuesday that Shanghai native Ma Qinghua will race for HRT in 2013.
Chinese outlets made the call after the 24-year-old and HRT officials fronted a press conference in Shanghai. But it seems to be a misunderstanding. The press conference was to congratulate Ma on his ‘debut’ as an ‘official’ F1 driver this year, as he appeared three times at FIA-sanctioned grands prix for free practice sessions.
Romain Grosjean was back in the wars in Abu Dhabi, but this time no one is calling for the embattled Frenchman to be banned.
It was rumoured recently that more collisions for the Lotus driver could result in him sitting out the rest of the 2012 season — and perhaps missing out on a seat for 2013. In Abu Dhabi, he clashed with Nico Rosberg on the opening lap.