Liuzzi will partner Karthikeyan in Hispania F1 team

Vitantonio Liuzzi was on Wednesday named as Hispania Racing Team's(HRT) second driver to fill the last remaining seat on the Formula 1(F1) grid for the new season.

updated: March 10, 2011 12:38 IST
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Barcelona: Italy's Vitantonio Liuzzi has been given the final seat for the forthcoming Formula One season after being named as the Hispania Racing team's second driver on Wednesday.

Liuzzi will partner Indian Narain Karthikeyan in the second F1 season of the cash-strapped Spanish stable after being dumped in December by Force India with a year left on his contract.

"I am really happy to have signed this agreement with Hispania Racing," said 29-year-old Liuzzi, who will take part in his sixth season.

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