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Hispania Racing qualify for the Malaysian Grand Prix
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Hispania Racing have already had a better weekend than the first race of 2011, and the Grand Prix hasn't even happened yet. Both drivers qualified for the Malaysian GP, with both Tonio Liuzzi and Narain Karthikeyan setting laptimes that fell under the 107% stipulated time.

Team boss Colin Kolles is happy, although clearly keeping a realistic point of view - that they should have been at this point two weeks ago: "We made the next step by qualifying into the race. This was our target: to qualify and to be able to do more laps. By doing more miles we are understanding the F111 better and our drivers are getting more and more out of it. Both drivers did a good job out there today, Tonio set a very good baseline. Now we have set a base from which to work from in the future."