Marussia

  • Marussia F1 team now independent from car company 09-04-2014 04:40 PM

    London: The Marussia Formula One team is no longer owned by Marussia Motors and the closure of the Russian sportscar maker will have no effect on its operations, the British-based outfit said on Wednesday. The RIA Novosti news agency reported that Marussia Motors, who took a majority stake in what...
  • Ecclestone says F1 has agreed to two new teams 06-04-2014 04:55 PM

    Manama: Formula One has agreed to accept two new teams, including a U.S. entry proposed by NASCAR team owner Gene Haas, commercial supremo Bernie Ecclestone said on Sunday. "They will be accepted," the Briton told reporters at the Bahrain Grand Prix when asked about Haas's application. "We've also accepted another...
  • Marussia to miss first day of Formula One pre-season testing 28-01-2014 07:39 AM

    Jerez: Marussia will miss the start of Formula One's pre-season testing on Tuesday after a problem with their new car delayed their arrival in Spain. A spokeswoman said the car had yet to leave the factory in Banbury in central England, due to what team principal John Booth called "a...
  • Marussia play down entry list concern 13-01-2014 08:36 PM

    London: Marussia plan to attend the first pre-season Formula One test in Spain this month and have no concerns about their championship entry being listed as provisional, sporting director Graeme Lowdon said on Monday. The governing International Automobile Federation (FIA) issued an entry list on Friday with asterisks against Lotus...
  • Marussia retain Max Chilton for 2014 F1 season 12-01-2014 09:04 AM

    Banbury, England: British driver Max Chilton has been retained by Marussia for the 2014 Formula One season. The 22-year-old Chilton failed to win a point in his debut season last year but impressed by finishing every race. With Jules Bianchi having also secured his seat for 2014, Marussia will keep...
  • Buddh International Circuit is a special track: Jules Bianchi 22-10-2013 08:32 PM

    New Delhi: Formula 1 driver Jules Bianchi believes that the Buddh International Circuit (BIC) is a "very special track" and he is looking forward to the Indian Grand Prix over the weekend. "It seems the weekend may be my first and last opportunity to drive the Buddh International Circuit but...
  • F1 driver Bianchi to stay with Marussia in 2014 03-10-2013 09:06 AM

    Yeongham: French driver Jules Bianchi will remain with Marussia next season, the Russian-licensed Formula One team said on Thursday. The highly-regarded 23-year-old, who is part of the Ferrari young driver academy, is currently in his rookie season with Marussia. Marussia will have Ferrari engines next year, when the rules go...
  • Frustrated Max Chilton looking for more 06-08-2013 10:55 AM

    Marussia driver Max Chilton has vowed to improve on his qualifying woes in the remaining part of the season. Chilton, who made his F1 debut with Marussia this season, has so far been out-qualified by team-mate Jules Bianchi in all 10 grand prix so far this season. "I am a...
  • Marussia hope for a boost from Ferrari deal 25-07-2013 09:07 PM

    Budapest: Formula One backmarkers Marussia are hoping their newly-announced Ferrari engine deal for 2014 will help to convince would-be backers that they mean business and are in the sport for the long haul. "It's got to help, and the other thing is there is now certainty," team principal John Booth...
  • Formula One team Marussia to use Ferrari engines in 2014 16-07-2013 01:43 PM

    London: Marussia have agreed a long-term technical partnership with Ferrari to use their engines and full powertrain from 2014, the Anglo-Russian Formula One team said on Tuesday. The move had been widely expected, with Marussia's existing supplier Cosworth set to leave the sport and the team appointing Frenchman Jules Bianchi...
  • Marussia F1 link up with Russian-owned football club Reading 30-06-2013 04:14 PM

    Silverstone, England: The Russian-owned Marussia Formula One team announced a partnership with second tier English soccer club Reading on Sunday. Reading, relegated from the Premier League last season, also have a Russian owner in Anton Zingarevich. Formula One is scheduled to have its first Russian Grand Prix next year in...
  • Tio Ellinas completes straight-line test for Marussia 19-06-2013 12:01 PM

    London: Eftihios 'Tio' Ellinas completed a straight-line test for Marussia on Tuesday and claimed a footnote in motorsport history as the first Cypriot to drive a Formula One car. The 21-year-old Larnaca-born racer, who is currently leading the GP3 junior series for Marussia Manor Racing, carried out an aerodynamic evaluation...
  • Marussia give Tio Ellinas first F1 test 17-06-2013 07:54 PM

    London: Formula 1 team Marussia have handed Tio Ellinas of Cyprus his first Formula 1 test. The Marussia young driver programme member Ellinas will conduct a scheduled straight-line aerodynamic evaluation with the team at United Kingdom's Kemble Airfield Tuesday. The 21-year-old Cypriot is now in his second season competing with...
  • Jerusalem turns racetrack for F1 Peace Roadshow 14-06-2013 12:14 PM

    Formula One giants Ferrari and Marussia dazzled in the first Jerusalem F1 Peace Roadshow on Thursday, driving around for the first time in the Holy City at speeds of up to 240 kilometres per hour on an 2.8 kilometre track.Tens of thousands excited spectators witnessed the much anticipated event. The...
  • Max Chilton hopes to be a good investment 12-04-2013 03:25 PM

    Shanghai: Max Chilton laughingly suggested that he would have happily cut off his right arm to secure his place on the Formula One starting grid. That would have been counter-productive, of course, but fortunately for the glamour sport's youngest and newest British racer, his father Grahame came up with an...
  • Glock leaves Marussia F1 team 21-01-2013 04:13 PM

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  • Happy to have finished ahead of one Marussia: Karthikeyan 27-10-2012 08:51 PM

    Greater Noida: India's Formula One driver Narain Karthikeyan said Saturday he was happy to start from the penultimate spot ahead of at least one of the Marussias in his home Grand Prix at the Buddh International Circuit. Karthikeyan will be starting at the 23rd place behind HRT team mate Pedro...
  • Marussia hand Chilton Abu Dhabi practice chance 25-10-2012 04:33 PM

    Greater Noida: Formula 1 team Marussia will give its recently-signed reserve driver Max Chilton a chance to drive at the opening practice of next weekend's Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. Chilton will drive alongside German Timo Glock, taking over the car from Charles Pic, who will resume his seat from the...
  • BIC is a fantastic track: Timo Glock 25-10-2012 03:32 PM

    Greater Noida: German Formula 1 driver Timo Glock said that the Buddh International Circuit (BIC) here is a fantastic track. "India, in my opinion, is a fantastic track. As soon as we did our first practice runs at the BIC last year, I enjoyed it straight away. There are so...