The beleaguered Hispania Racing Team has been quick to dismiss rumours that it is for sale, following reports raised in sections of the Spanish media that claimed the team’s current position – apparently with no car, sponsors, or driver line-up – was moving team owner José Ramón Carabante to consider selling up.

HRT But Reuters is reporting a team spokeswoman as denying the team is for sale.

“Carabante is working on getting sponsors and investors. One Spanish group is interested in joining the team but things are not so easy nowadays in the world,” she is quoted as having said.

That does not explain what other steps the team is taking to get itself onto the grid…

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