Meet The Man Who Rescued The Marussia F1 Team With Dolla Dolla Billz

No one expected the Marussia Formula One team to make it on to the grid this year, yet here we are in March, watching the team name Will Stevens as its first driver and going full steam ahead on its plans to make it to the Australian Grand Prix. Ovo Energy founder Stephen Fitzpatrick is largely the reason why. » 3/02/15 5:17pm 3/02/15 5:17pm

Marussia Ignores Haters' Decision; Plans To Race In 2015 Anyway

Despite yesterday's Formula One Strategy Group decision that Marussia (now operating as Manor GP) cannot come back on the 2015 grid using their 2014 car, a statement released by the team today indicates that they plan to race anyway. » 2/06/15 3:21pm 2/06/15 3:21pm

Marussia's Late Entry Hopes May Be Crushed By Inability To Use 2014 Car

According to RACER, embattled Formula One team Marussia was this close to a surprise return to the Formula One grid this year. Because it's so late in the development season, the team requested the F1 Strategy Group if they could run their 2014 chassis. That request was just denied. » 2/05/15 6:58pm 2/05/15 6:58pm

Haas F1 Just Bought Marussia's Factory In England

The Haas Formula One team is officially a tale of two cities. According to Racecar Engineering, Haas just acquired Marussia's former factory in Banbury, England, for the European base of Haas F1's operations. » 12/23/14 5:13pm 12/23/14 5:13pm

Gene Haas Is Bidding On Marussia's Assets For The Haas F1 Team

Per The Guardian, Haas F1 team head Gene Haas is bidding on the assets from the shuttered Marussia F1 team. Haas plans to use Ferrari power units in 2016 just as Marussia did this year, so scoping out a former Ferrari-powered team's resources makes sense. » 12/16/14 12:25pm 12/16/14 12:25pm

The Marussia Formula One Team Just Fired All Of Its Staff

Between botched sales and Jules Bianchi's terrible accident, this has been a terrible few months for the small teams at the back of the Formula One grid. And now it just got worse: Marussia has fired all 200 of its staff and has essentially gone out of business. » 11/07/14 9:48am 11/07/14 9:48am

Fernando Alonso: No, I Did Not Buy Marussia For A Dollar

Bad news, everyone who's been gripped by the saga of Alonso Watch 2014: he won't be buying Marussia after all. It's looking more and more likely that he'll end up at McLaren, with McLaren racing director Eric Boullier saying that he needs to make a decision on that before Abu Dhabi. » 11/06/14 6:55pm 11/06/14 6:55pm

Caterham And Marussia Won't Face Penalty For Being Too Broke To Race

The Formula One grid is a lot smaller than normal in Austin this weekend because the Marussia and Caterham teams are both too cash-strapped to run the race. Adding insult to injury, the teams could technically face penalties from the FIA for not showing up, but race stewards have decided otherwise. » 10/31/14 1:23pm 10/31/14 1:23pm

Formula One To Change Qualifying Format And Yellow Flag Rules At COTA

Two changes are coming to the Formula One United States Grand Prix. The FIA will change the F1 qualifying format in response to Marussia and Caterham's absence, and the series plans to test a yellow flag speed limit. » 10/31/14 7:00am 10/31/14 7:00am

Jules Bianchi Continues Recovery In "Critical But Stable" Condition

Per the latest family statement, injured Marussia Formula One driver Jules Bianchi remains in "critical but stable" condition at Mie General Medical Center in Yoikkachi, Japan. Bianchi has been fighting for his life ever since colliding with a tractor at the Japanese Grand Prix. » 10/30/14 11:16am 10/30/14 11:16am

Marussia Formula One Team Enters Administration; Will Miss Austin Race

Marussia joins Caterham as the second Formula One team to enter into administration due to financial difficulties. Because of this, the administrators over the team confirmed today that Marussia will be missing the United States Grand Prix. » 10/27/14 8:04pm 10/27/14 8:04pm

The Next Two F1 Races Will Likely Have The Smallest Grid Since 2005

Cars are en route to Austin for the United States Grand Prix, and per Bernie Ecclestone, two teams are missing from the shipment: Caterham and Marussia. Only nine teams and eighteen cars will make the USGP the smallest Formula One grid since 2005. » 10/25/14 11:07am 10/25/14 11:07am

An American Will Not Be Racing In Formula One This Weekend

Yesterday, Alexander Rossi's name appeared on the official FIA entry list for the Russian Grand Prix as a replacement for the injured Jules Bianchi. But now Marussia has announced they will only run one car this weekend, out of respect for Jules. » 10/10/14 10:13am 10/10/14 10:13am

An American Might Race In Formula One This Weekend

For the first time since Scott Speed left Scuderia Toro Rosso in 2007, an American should be on the grid for a Formula One race as Alexander Rossi looks set to step in for the injured Jules Bianchi at Marussia this weekend. » 10/09/14 9:36am 10/09/14 9:36am

An American Driver Is Racing In F1 Again

American Alexander Rossi will compete in this weekend's Belgian Grand Prix. It's been a while since we've had a driver in F1, so here's the whole story behind this guy. » 8/21/14 11:22am 8/21/14 11:22am

Super Successful World Renowned Automaker Marussia Appears To Be Gone

The world's most successful and well known automaker, Marussia, appears to have ceased operations. It sounds impossible, I know, but it seems to be true. How can this happen? HOW CAN THIS BE? » 4/08/14 8:00pm 4/08/14 8:00pm

F1 Team Hit By Computer Virus, So Could You Hack Their Car?

Formula 1 team Marussia lost a day's worth of vital on-track testing after its servers were struck with a computer virus. So what would it take to hack their car? » 2/25/14 11:00am 2/25/14 11:00am

Marussia Advertises Itself As The Ultimate Hooker Picking-Up Machine

This is an official press shot from Marussia Motors, Russia's wonderfully over-the-top supercar company and F1 backmarker run by a former pop star. » 11/12/13 12:00pm 11/12/13 12:00pm

Future Ferrari F1 Driver's Car Catches Fire

French F1 pilot Jules Bianchi may be driving for backmarker team Marussia, but he's really part of Ferrari's driver development program. I guess it's no surprise then that his car caught on fire. » 7/08/13 1:49pm 7/08/13 1:49pm