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Mar 28

Manor Marussia F1 Team and Erreà Sport team up for 2015 season

Gearing up

2015-03-28 - Manor - Will Stevens & Roberto MerhiAs the Manor Marussia F1 Team prepares for this weekend’s 2015 Formula 1 Petronas Malaysia Grand Prix, it is proud to reveal its official team apparel, created by new partner Erreà Sport. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 09

Manor Marussia F1 Team announces further driver plans

Roberto Merhi to race alongside Will Stevens – Jordan King signed as Development Driver

09 - Manor F1 TeamThe Manor Marussia F1 Team is pleased to announce that rising Spanish star Roberto Merhi will be racing alongside Will Stevens in the opening rounds of the 2015 season.

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Mar 04

Manor Marussia F1 Team ready to race

The Manor Marussia F1 Team looks forward to its participation in the 2015 FIA Formula One World Championship.

09 - Manor F1 TeamFormal agreement was reached with Manor’s creditors on Thursday 19th February 2015 in order to allow the team to come out of administration, following new investment from Stephen Fitzpatrick. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 19

Mercedes not preparing ‘Hamilton’ or ‘Rosberg’ title t-shirts

As the Abu Dhabi paddock begins to fill

02 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team F1 pundits are busily picking their favourite for the 2014 world championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 13

Marussia set to run two cars in Austin

Marussia looks set to revert to a two-car operation in the wake of the Russian grand prix.

2014-03-16 - Marussia F1 Team - Australia - Jules Bianchi (2) After Sunday at Sochi, where Max Chilton went it alone while the seriously injured Jules Bianchi’s sister car sat dormant, Briton Chilton admitted it had been “an incredibly tough week” for the entire team. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 09

Marussia could field one car in Russia after Bianchi crash

Marussia is yet to declare how it will tackle this weekend’s Russian grand prix, as its race driver Jules Bianchi lies comatose in Japan.

2014-06-08_0639 In the few days since the French driver’s horror crash at Suzuka, the Russian-branded, UK based team has focused almost completely on supporting the seriously injured Bianchi. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 07

F1 waiting on official news about Bianchi

The worried world of F1 is still waiting for more news about Jules Bianchi.

2014-02-19_0005 - Marussia F1 Team - Bahrain - Jules Bianchi While protagonists argue about the rights and wrongs of his terrifying collision with a recovery vehicle on Sunday, the talented 25-year-old remains critically ill in the Mie hospital about 15 kilometres from Suzuka. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 03

Driver pays thousands for Marussia practice runs

A new recruit will reportedly inject much-needed funds at struggling Marussia.

2014-06-05_0104 The team announced at Suzuka that Briton Will Stevens, currently a Formula Renault 3.5 driver but having previously tested for Caterham, has signed up as a reserve driver. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 02

Will Stevens joins the Marussia F1 Team as an Official Reserve Driver

New recruit

10 - Marussia F1 TeamThe Marussia F1 Team is pleased to announce that it has signed young British hopeful Will Stevens to its 2014 roster of Official Reserve Drivers, alongside Alexander Rossi. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 15

Bianchi future unclear amid Marussia uncertainty

Jules Bianchi has revealed he is not sure he will still be driving for Marussia beyond 2014.

IMG_4100 The 25-year-old Frenchman, who is the cream of Ferrari’s driver development ‘academy’, has impressed since debuting last year with the backmarker team. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 21

Alexander Rossi to race for the Marussia F1 Team in Spa

Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps, Belgium

2014-07-24 - Marussia f1 Team - Alexander Rossi 01 The Marussia F1 Team will provide Alexander Rossi with the opportunity to make his Grand Prix debut at this weekend’s Belgian Grand Prix in Spa-Francorchamps. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 24

Alexander Rossi joins the Marussia F1 Team as Official Reserve Driver

In reserve

2014-07-24 - Marussia F1 Team - Alexander RossiThe Marussia F1 Team is pleased to announce that Alexander Rossi has been appointed to the role of Official Reserve Driver for the remainder of the 2014 season. Read the rest of this entry »

May 10

Russian crisis has stopped F1 sponsor talks

Russian sponsors have now “come to a standstill”

The Crimean crisis has thwarted sponsor talks between Russian companies and Sauber, the Swiss formula one team admitted. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 30

Marussia’s day begins just as Red Bull’s ends

Still no sign of 2014 Marussia

10 - Marussia F1 TeamHours after Marussia’s expected debut, the team’s 2014 car finally emerged from the Jerez pitlane late on Thursday afternoon. 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 »

Jan 13

Marussia, Lotus hit back at 2014 doubts

Marussia has hit back at suggestions it might be in dire health.

2013-03-23 - Marussia F1 Team - Malaysia - Jules Bianchi(1) The backmarker team’s place on the newly-released official 2014 entry list was marked with a conditional asterisk. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 11

Marussia F1 Team retains Max Chilton for a second season

Max is back

10 - Marussia F1 Team Formula 1 fans attending the Autosport International Show at the National Exhibition Centre in Birmingham today were among the first to hear the Marussia F1 Team’s announcement that it will retain Max Chilton for a second season.

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Dec 20

Gonzalez reveals Pirelli test seat offer

Gonzalez has a low profile in the F1 paddock

AutoGP - Rodolfo Gonzalez Rodolfo Gonzalez, Marussia’s reserve and occasional Friday practice driver in 2013, has revealed he has been offered a role as Pirelli’s F1 tester. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 19

Gutierrez to secure second Sauber seat – report

Esteban Gutierrez is set to secure one of the four last race seats on the 2014 grid.

2013-06-09_0463 Bianca Garloff, the correspondent for the German publication Sport Bild, reported exclusively that Sauber will make the announcement about Adrian Sutil’s teammate on Friday. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 01

Jules Bianchi wins Autosport Awards ‘Rookie of the Year’

Winning debut

2013-06-09_0325The Marussia F1 Team’s Jules Bianchi has won a prestigious accolade at the 2013 Autosport Awards, held this evening at the Grosvenor House Hotel on London’s Park Lane.

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