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Rio Haryanto: Getting to Know Manor’s New Driver for the 2016 Formula 1 Season

In the end, Manor's choice for their second 2016 race seat wasn't all that surprising. After months of speculation, the team announced this week that Rio Haryanto will partner Pascal Wehrlein in what promises to be the team's most competitive car yet, thanks to their new Mercedes engines. Haryanto was battling for the final Manor seat with Will Stevens, who drove all of last year for Manor, and Alexander Rossi, who was impressive in a five-race stint with the team at the end of last season. In the end, Haryanto's €15 million from the Indonesian Ministry of Youth and Sports carried the day. So, who is Rio Haryanto, and how has he ended up in a Formula One race seat? Haryanto, who just turned 23 on January 22, was born in the Indonesian...

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