Jules Bianchi

  • Marussia F1 team now independent from car company April 9, 2014

    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 was...
  • Buddh International Circuit is a special track: Jules Bianchi October 22, 2013

    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 I...
  • F1 driver Bianchi to stay with Marussia in 2014 October 3, 2013

    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 through...
  • Newcomers hopeful rain can improve their fortunes at Spa August 23, 2013

    Spa: It's not often that drivers hope for rain during a Formula One race. For the five struggling newcomers this season, however, wet weather in Belgium on Sunday could be seen as an advantage. Max Chilton, Giedo van der Garde, Jules Bianchi, Esteban Gutierrez and Valtteri Bottas have yet to score...
  • Formula One team Marussia to use Ferrari engines in 2014 July 16, 2013

    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 -...
  • Sutil eager to make his second stint count March 9, 2013

    New Delhi: German Formula 1 driver Adrian Sutil is keen to make the most of his second innings at Sahara Force India, a team he feels has evolved during the time he was away from the sport. Following months of speculation, Force India last week announced that Sutil will partner...
  • Sutil back in Force India for Barcelona Test February 21, 2013

    Barcelona: Adrian Sutil returned to the Formula One cockpit for the first time since 2011 on Thursday but the German may have to wait a while before Force India decide whether the test leads to a racing comeback. Sutil and Frenchman Jules Bianchi are rivals for the last vacant slot on...
  • Adrian Sutil and Jules Bianchi in Force India test February 19, 2013

    London: Germany's Adrian Sutil and Frenchman Jules Bianchi, rivals for the coveted last remaining seat on the Formula One grid with Force India, will both test for the team in Barcelona this week. The team said on Monday that Sutil, the team's former driver who was dropped at the end...
  • Even reserve driver has a role to play in F1 October 26, 2012

    Greater Noida: It is not easy being a reserve driver in Formula One. While the regulars hog the limelight during the race weekends, the third driver quietly goes about doing his chores in the garage. On the track, he is expected to deliver in the handful of opportunities he gets. Sahara...