Tag Archive: Banbury

May 07

Francesco Nenci becomes Jules Bianchi Race Engineer

Marussia F1 Team Engineering Personnel Update 

10 - Marussia F1 TeamFollowing the appointment of Marussia F1 Team Race Engineer Paul Davison to the role of Head of Vehicle Performance, we are pleased to announce the arrival of Francesco Nenci as Race Engineer to Jules Bianchi, who started work with the Team this week. Read the rest of this entry »


Jan 30

Marussia F1 Team to begin testing the MR03 in Jerez

Next generation

10 - Marussia F1 Team The Marussia F1 Team will be targeting the first milestone of its fifth season of Formula 1 competition today, when it plans to commence on-track testing with the MR03, the Team’s all-new challenger for the 2014 season, at the Circuito de Jerez in Spain. Read the rest of this entry »


May 02

Loss of F1 income ‘really hurts’ – Marussia

“We can confirm we’ve not had any offer from CVC at all.”

2013-03-23 - Marussia F1 Team - Malaysia - Jules Bianchi(1)Pat Symonds has admitted Marussia’s loss of Concorde Agreement revenue “really hurts”. Read the rest of this entry »


Mar 29

Marussia to use Ferrari or Mercedes power in 2014

“The 2014 car is already in the wind tunnel”

2013-03-23 - Marussia F1 Team - Malaysia - Jules Bianchi(6)Marussia chief executive Andy Webb has admitted the team will be powered either by Ferrari or Mercedes engines in 2014. Read the rest of this entry »


Mar 20

Still no F1 commercial deal for Marussia

“It’s vital for Bernie because he won’t be able to film us without it” -Booth

2013-03-03 - Marussia F1 Team - Barcelona - Max Chilton 01The first race of the 2013 season came and went without Marussia signing a commercial agreement with the sport’s owners. Read the rest of this entry »


Mar 06

Marussia F1 Team and JCC Lighting agree new multi-year supplier partnership

Lighten up

11 - Marussia F1 Team2013-03-03 - Marussia F1 Team - Barcelona 00The Marussia F1 Team is pleased to announce that it has concluded an extension to its existing partnership with JCC Lighting. Read the rest of this entry »


Jul 16

Marussia F1 Team concludes its own investigations

The Duxford testing accident 

12 - Marussia F1 TeamMaria de Villota © DPPI - F. Le Floc'h14 days after Maria De Villota’s accident at Duxford Airfield, the Marussia F1 Team has now completed its own detailed investigation into the cause of the crash.

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Jul 04

A medical update on Maria De Villota

De Villota loses eye in F1 crash

2012-03-15 - Australian Grand Prix 2012 Thursday #1 536Maria de VillotaFurther to the accident at Duxford Airfield yesterday involving the Marussia F1 Team Test Driver, Maria De Villota, the Team can now provide a further update on Maria’s medical condition.  Read the rest of this entry »


Mar 05

A New Car. A New Philosophy.

The MR01

2012-03-05 - Marussia F1 Team - MR01Marussia F1 Team logo_001.jpgThe MR01, the Marussia F1 Team’s contender for the 2012 season, has made its on-track debut. The Anglo-Russian team is running its new car for the first time today at Silverstone in the UK for a promotional event ahead of the season-opening Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne next weekend.

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Sep 11

Two F1 teams eye Silverstone factory moves

Two formula one teams are eyeing the area around Silverstone, Northamptonshire (UK) as a likely location for new factories.

USF1Struggling Virgin’s main base at present is Dinnington, in rural South Yorkshire, but the Yorkshire Post reports that a move closer to new technical partner McLaren is on the cards. Team boss John Booth confirmed that the team is set to move temporarily to Banbury, Oxfordshire, with a permanent headquarters to be built near Silverstone in 2012.

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Dec 03

Prodrive to buy Renault’s F1 team – report

But the French carmaker intends to remain an engine supplier to the new Prodrive team

Renault is reportedly devising an exit plan from formula one and it could involve selling its chassis-producing factory at Enstone to David Richards’ Prodrive company. Read the rest of this entry »


May 29

David Richards set for 2010 F1 entry

The cars will be built at Banbury and have Aston Martin-badged customer engines

David Richards’ Banbury-based outfit is set to make its formula one debut next year.

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