Haryanto paid $13,700 per racing lap during Manor F1 stint

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Rio Haryanto’s stint with Manor in Formula 1 cost his backers $13,700 per racing lap completed, according to a report from the Jakarta Post in Indonesia.

Haryanto made his F1 debut at the beginning of the season with Manor, supported by backing from Indonesian state-owned oil and gas company Pertamina.

Haryanto only had enough backing to race until the Hungarian Grand Prix, and was kept on for the next race in Germany before his management worked over the summer to keep him in the car for the remainder of the season.

Earlier this week, Manor confirmed that Haryanto’s race contract had been terminated after he failed to meet his contractual obligations.

Esteban Ocon will make his grand prix debut in Belgium and see out the rest of the season in the seat, while Haryanto has accepted a reserve role with the team.

According to a report from the Jakarta Post, Haryanto’s backers paid Manor €7.5 million ($8.37 million) for his 12-race stint, falling short of the €15 million ($16.7 million) required for him to see out the season.

Haryanto completed 611 racing laps across the course of his stint with Manor, meaning that should the figures in the report stack up, each lap cost €12,274 – or $13,704.

Of the 611 laps, Haryanto spent seven running inside the top 10, with his most common position jointly being 19th and 20th, completing 109 laps in each of those places.