Tag Archive: Marussia

Mar 11

Haas F1 Team sets up European HQ, lines up senior staff

Caterham may have dropped off the Formula One grid for this season, and was nearly joined by Marussia.

Even Lotus and Force India were said to be facing serious financial difficulties. But next year there’ll be a new team in the paddock, and it’s based in America. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 25

Manor gearing up for Melbourne

Will Stevens announced as first race driver – Car at advanced stage of build

2015-02-25 - Manor - Will StevensThe Manor Marussia F1 Team is making huge strides towards the 2015 FIA Formula One World Championship season opener in Melbourne, Australia, in just over two weeks’ time. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 06

Manor F1 Team outlines process of getting to the 2015 grid

Manor F1 Team media information

ManorGPRFollowing the initiation of the CVA process by Marussia F1 Team administrators FRP Advisory earlier this week, and the confidence this step brings to the process of saving Marussia, the team is now pleased to be able to confirm some of the detail of this process. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 05

What next for Marussia?

The apparent return of the Marussia F1 team to Formula 1 as ‘Manor Racing’ raises a number of interesting questions

2014-06-05_0104 The announcement that Marussia is on course to be resurrected was met with a welcome surprise, but the sheer logistics of its revival poses more questions Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 07

F1: Being an F1 constructor ‘insanity’ – Haas

The Haas F1 Team will enter the sport in 2016

Haas F1 Team Gene Haas believes it is “insanity” for a new team to want to start in F1 as a constructor following the demise of Caterham and Marussia. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 23

Ecclestone ready to ‘tear up’ income contracts

“Personally, I would tear up all of the contracts and discuss the redistribution of money.  No problem,”

2012-06-07_0277 Bernie Ecclestone on Saturday said he is prepared to “tear up” contracts and start again, as the sport’s civil war appeared to ease slightly in Abu Dhabi. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 22

Angry teams happier after Mackenzie meeting

F1’s three angry teams seemed slightly less angry on Saturday after a meeting with Donald Mackenzie.

2014-03-30 - Sahara Force India F1 Team - Malaysia -Sergio Perez - Teams The usually paddock-shy CVC chief made the trip to Abu Dhabi to meet with Bernie Ecclestone and Lotus, Sauber and Force India, with the three teams crying foul over how the power and income is distributed within formula one. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 22

F1 civil war rages on in Abu Dhabi

The civil war in formula one continues to rage.

2012-11-03 - Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team - Abu Dhabi - Yas Marina Circuit 03 Earlier, the governing FIA summoned Bob Fernley (Force India), Gerard Lopez (Lotus) and Monisha Kaltenborn (Sauber) to mandatorily attend Friday’s official press conference in Abu Dhabi. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 20

Stevens completes Team driver line-up

Will Stevens completes Caterham F1 team driver line-up

11 - Caterham F1 TeamFollowing our announcement earlier this week that Kamui will be driving for the team again at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, the Caterham F1 Team is pleased to announce that Will Stevens will race alongside the Japanese driver this weekend in Abu Dhabi. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 20

Bianchi ‘will be heavily disabled’ – Streiff

Jules Bianchi “will be very heavily disabled” if he ever emerges from his coma, according to the former F1 driver Philippe Streiff.

2014-06-05_0125 The Frenchman, who was paralysed after a 1989 crash, caused a stir on Wednesday when he told French radio Europe 1 that his friend Michael Schumacher is paralysed, can’t speak and has memory problems. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 20

Marussia’s Abu Dhabi return bid fails

Marussia’s eleventh-hour bid to return to action in Abu Dhabi has failed.

Marussia for Jules - photo Marussia With Caterham already set up at Yas Marina, insiders on Wednesday then spotted F1 personnel wearing Marussia team shirts in the Abu Dhabi paddock. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 20

Marussia team staff spotted in Abu Dhabi

Staff wearing Marussia team shirts were spotted on Wednesday in the Abu Dhabi paddock.

Marussia 17 - photo © DPPI - Éric Vargiolu The sightings, believed to be Ferrari personnel ready to work on the embattled team’s customer engines, coincided with rumours Marussia is in fact making its way to the region in the hope of racing this weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 19

Ecclestone hits back at F1 ‘cartel’ accusation

Bernie Ecclestone has hit back with fury at a letter demanding talks with F1’s small teams in Abu Dhabi this weekend

Bernie Ecclestone-11-2010 Since backmarkers Caterham and Marussia hit their troubles, the sport’s next-smallest teams Lotus, Force India and Sauber have been bemoaning the inequality of power and income, and even threatening to boycott races. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 18

Ecclestone to clamp down on online media in paddock

Bernie Ecclestone has vowed to clamp down on the proliferation of internet journalists in F1

2014-10-11 - Infiniti Red Bull Racing - Russia - Sebastian Vettel - Bernie Ecclestone After controversially rubbishing the power of social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter last week, the F1 supremo is now warning that online publications will find access to the paddock more difficult in the future. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 17

Small teams want new talks at Abu Dhabi finale

Disgruntled small teams Force India, Lotus and Sauber have written a letter to express alarm that F1 appears headed in the direction of ‘Super GP2′

 

150x80-flagworldf1After backmarkers Caterham and Marussia entered administration, and the grid threatened to dwindle yet further amid financial pressures, it became clear that one plan to boost numbers in future is three-car teams.

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Nov 16

Chilton to complete Caterham’s Abu Dhabi lineup – report

Max Chilton has emerged as a surprise candidate to race the second Caterham in Abu Dhabi this weekend.

2014-06-05_0243 The Briton has driven all season for Marussia, who like Caterham went into administration last month and sat out the Austin and Brazil grands prix. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 14

Caterham heading to Abu Dhabi for 2014 finale

Caterham on Friday announced it will return to formula one to contest the season finale in Abu Dhabi

2014-06-07_0676 Earlier, reports emerged that the embattled team was preparing freight to meet this weekend’s shipping deadline for the trip to the United Arab Emirates capital, which is set to host the final round of the 2014 season. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 14

No point attracting young generation to F1 – Ecclestone

Bernie Ecclestone has ensured the world of formula one on Friday will be discussing one thing — his controversial views

Formula 1 Circuit in Sochi - Bernier Ecclestone 2 Amid collapsing teams and a so-called ‘crisis’ for his sport, the F1 supremo provided a diversion with a typically politically-incorrect interview for a publication called Campaign Asia-Pacific. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 11

Force India financial rumours must ‘stop’ – Mallya

Vijay Mallya has played down the latest reports questioning the financial health of his F1 team Force India

2014-03-01_0016 - Sahara Force India F1 Team - Bahrain Dr Vijay Mallya 2 Newspaper reports in the last days have suggested the auditors of the Silverstone based team’s parent company doubt the viability of Force India as a “going concern” due to mounting debts. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 10

Caterham and even Marussia’s Abu Dhabi hopes still alive

 As plans for three-car and customer teams emerge, F1 may in fact have a full grid for 2015

Donald MacKenzie - Bernie Ecclestone It was reported from Brazil on Sunday that Red Bull and Ferrari may already have agreed to add another car to their garages next year, to plug the holes left by Caterham, Marussia and possibly others. Read the rest of this entry »

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