Just hours after his name appeared on the FIA’s official 2014 entry list, Marussia have publically announced Great Britain’s Max Chilton as their second driver for the new season. Chilton will spend his second year of F1 competition once again partnering Jules Bianchi. Chilton, 22, was widely expected to stay with Marussia after a strong debut season in 2013
Marussia have confirmed an unchanged driver line-up for 2014 after today announcing that Max Chilton will retain his seat alongside Jules Bianchi. This makes Caterham the only team yet to confirm their drivers with Charles Pic, Giedo van der Garde and GP2′s Marcus Ericsson the leading contenders. For Chilton, who set a record in his rookie season last year of completing every race had a question mark surrounding his 2014 plans given his financial backing and the opportunity to change teams.
Formula One racing’s governing body, the FIA, has published the entry list for the 2014 FIA Formula One World Championship, revealing the race number each driver has chosen to use for the remainder of his F1 career under revised regulations for the new season. The list also includes Max Chilton as Marussia’s second driver, leaving Caterham as the only team to finalise their 2014 line-up
With less than three weeks until the first test of the year in Jerez, two Formula One teams have yet to confirm their final 2014 driver line-ups. So just who will race alongside Jules Bianchi at Marussia?
Continuing our series of analysis of the head-to-head records of team mate pairings, here’s the analysis of Jules Bianchi and Max Chilton’s seasons at Marussia. The Anglo-Russian team fielded an all-new line up in 2013, dispatching with Timo Glock and Charles Pic and bringing in rookies Chilton and Bianchi.
Ferrari have announced that test driver Pedro de la Rosa and Marussia driver Jules Bianchi will drive for them at next week’s Pirelli tyre test in Bahrain. Ferrari are one of six teams who have opted to attend the three-day test at Sakhir, which runs from December 17-19 and will feature only 2013-spec cars
Virgin has announced plans to enter a team in the new FIA Formula E Championship, which will kick off in September next year. Virgin, which was previously involved in F1 before selling its relatively small share in the team to Marussia, will join eight other teams that have declared their intention to compete: Andretti Autosport, […]
For our final podcast of the year we look back at the 2013 season and analyse the big stories as well as looking at how the F1 drivers performed. With me are Marussia Sporting Director Graeme Lowdon, Autosport’s Grand Prix editor Mark Hughes, sponsor finder and CEO of Just Marketing Zac Brown, and JA on F1 reporter Holly Samos as well as our technical adviser Mark Gillan. We also have contributions from Sir Jackie Stewart and Niki Lauda
There is a lot of rubbish written about Formula 1 on the Internet, sometimes on websites that might seem quite reputable. The sad truth is that these websites are too lazy or too cheap to do the work themselves and buy in cheap crap from the bottom-feeders of the sport, who have little understanding of […]
Sunday’s finale in Brazil saw the 2013 season go out in style, as Sebastian Vettel scored a record ninth consecutive win and Red Bull team mate Mark Webber signed off on his F1 career with a feisty second place. The V8 era ended without a driver having picked up an engine-change penalty this year, Marussia took their first top-ten championship finish, and McLaren became the first team to have both cars classified in every round