Marussia will join fellow F1 straggler Caterham in not racing in Austin next weekend, Bernie Ecclestone has announced.
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F1’s governing body has formed an ‘accident panel’ in the wake of Jules Bianchi’s life threatening crash.
The news, confirmed in a letter from the FIA to “all F1 teams” this week, follows Marussia angrily hitting back at media reports the team and its French driver were to blame for Bianchi’s crash into a recovery vehicle at Suzuka 11 days ago.
At least four major publications believe there are “growing concerns” about the health condition of seriously injured F1 driver Jules Bianchi.
2014 Formula 1 Russian Grand Prix – Marussia withdraws Bianchi’s car in Russia
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.
Mere days after the Suzuka race, F1 authorities are continuing to withhold official video footage of Jules Bianchi’s horror crash.
Marussia says the withdrawal of its GP3 team ahead of this weekend’s round in Russia is not connected to Jules Bianchi’s fight for life.
At the time of writing, it is still not clear how the similarly Manor-run, Marussia-branded F1 team will tackle this weekend’s Sochi round, after Frenchman Bianchi’s life-threatening Suzuka crash mere days ago.