Mid-season review: Manor back from oblivion

Mid-season review: Manor back from oblivion

GPUpdate.net's mid-season review series concludes with backmarker outfit Manor Marussia, which scraped back onto the Formula 1 grid for the 2015 season after deep uncertainty over the winter period, and its young, inexperienced driver pairing of Formula Renault 3.5 graduates Will Stevens and Roberto Merhi. Read more…

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  1. Friday 14 August 2015

  2. Mid-season review: Manor back from oblivion 08:32

    Mid-season review: Manor back from oblivion

    GPUpdate.net's mid-season review series concludes with backmarker outfit Manor Marussia, which scraped back onto the Formula 1 grid for the 2015 season after…

    F1
  3. Sunday 12 July 2015

  4. Merhi excluded for causing Latifi crash 13:57

    Merhi excluded for causing Latifi crash

    Pons driver Roberto Merhi has been excluded from the pair of Formula Renault 3.5 races at the Red Bull Ring for triggering a huge accident at the end of the…

    FR 3.5
  5. Tuesday 7 July 2015

  6. Booth 'over the moon' with Manor drivers 16:15

    Booth 'over the moon' with Manor drivers

    Manor Marussia Team Principal John Booth says that the squad is "over the moon" with how both Will Stevens and Roberto Merhi have performed so far this…

    F1
  7. Monday 6 July 2015

  8. Manor Marussia upbeat over best race 10:46

    Manor Marussia upbeat over best race

    Manor Marussia driver Roberto Merhi says the squad has made encouraging progress as it collected its best finish of 2015 at the British Grand Prix. Merhi…

    F1
  9. Thursday 18 June 2015

  10. Merhi aiming to continue momentum 09:03

    Merhi aiming to continue momentum

    Manor Marussia driver Roberto Merhi says he is aiming to continue his recent momentum as he prepares to tackle this weekend's Austrian Grand Prix at the Red…

    F1
  11. Monday 8 June 2015

  12. Manor confirms Merhi for Austria 16:59

    Manor confirms Merhi for Austria

    Manor Marussia will retain Roberto Merhi's services for the upcoming Austrian Grand Prix, marking his eighth race weekend with the revived team. The Spaniard…

    F1
  13. Saturday 6 June 2015

  14. Vettel gets grid penalty for red flag pass 21:08

    Vettel gets grid penalty for red flag pass

    Sebastian Vettel has been given a five-place grid penalty and three penalty points for overtaking under red flags during Canadian Grand Prix practice. Vettel…

    F1
  15. Monday 1 June 2015

  16. Merhi stays with Manor for Canada 11:40

    Merhi stays with Manor for Canada

    Roberto Merhi will remain with Manor Marussia for this weekend's Canadian Grand Prix. Merhi's Formula 1 seat has been the subject of speculation on a…

    F1
  17. Friday 22 May 2015

  18. 09:50

    Video: Merhi crashes out in practice

    F1
  19. Friday 15 May 2015

  20. Merhi keeps Manor seat for Monaco 13:18

    Merhi keeps Manor seat for Monaco

    Roberto Merhi's management has confirmed to GPUpdate.net that the Spaniard will keep his Manor Marussia Formula 1 seat for the upcoming Monaco Grand Prix…

    F1
  21. Monday 20 April 2015

  22. Manor Marussia 'proud' of flyaway efforts 13:18

    Manor Marussia 'proud' of flyaway efforts

    Manor Marussia team boss John Booth says the outfit can feel "justifiably proud" of its efforts over the opening four flyaway rounds of the season. While the…

    F1
  23. Monday 30 March 2015

  24. Malaysian Grand Prix: Winners and Losers 16:44

    Malaysian Grand Prix: Winners and Losers

    Sebastian Vettel surged clear to return Ferrari to the top step at the Malaysian Grand Prix as Mercedes was beaten for the first time since August. GPUpdate.net…

    F1
  25. Sunday 29 March 2015

  26. Merhi elated by maiden Formula 1 finish 11:54

    Merhi elated by maiden Formula 1 finish

    Formula 1 debutant Roberto Merhi expressed his joy after he was able to finish his first ever race in the sport as he came home in 15th place at the Malaysian…

    F1
  27. Saturday 28 March 2015

  28. Both Manor Marussia drivers allowed to race 11:46

    Both Manor Marussia drivers allowed to race

    Manor Marussia's Roberto Merhi and Will Stevens have been granted permission to race in the Malaysian Grand Prix, despite neither driver posting a time within…

    F1
  29. Friday 27 March 2015

  30. Stevens pleased to be within 107 per cent 10:22

    Stevens pleased to be within 107 per cent

    Manor Marussia driver Will Stevens says he was pleased to be within the 107 per cent mark of the fastest time in both practice sessions for the Malaysian Grand…

    F1
  31. Saturday 14 March 2015

  32. Manor disappointed to miss out in Australia 10:00

    Manor disappointed to miss out in Australia

    Manor Marussia says they are disappointed not to be racing in Australia this weekend but are confident that they will be in a better position for future…

    F1
  33. Tuesday 10 March 2015

  34. Manor Marussia driver numbers confirmed 21:58

    Manor Marussia driver numbers confirmed

    The race numbers of Manor Marussia drivers Will Stevens and Roberto Merhi have been confirmed. In an updated FIA entry list, Stevens is listed with #28, as…

    F1
  35. Merhi lands second Manor Marussia seat 02:24

    Merhi lands second Manor Marussia seat

    Manor Marussia has announced former Formula 3 Euro Series champion Roberto Merhi as the occupant of its second race seat for this weekend's season-opening…

    F1
  36. Wednesday 4 March 2015

  37. Pons confirms Merhi for 2015 season 09:38

    Pons confirms Merhi for 2015 season

    Pons Racing has signed Roberto Merhi for the upcoming Formula Renault 3.5 campaign. The Spaniard, 23, made his series debut with Zeta Corse last year, taking…

    FR 3.5
  38. Sunday 16 November 2014

  39. Merhi hopeful of Caterham seat for Abu Dhabi 13:45

    Merhi hopeful of Caterham seat for Abu Dhabi

    Roberto Merhi should be driving for Caterham at the season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, according to his father. Merhi tested for Caterham in practice at the…

    F1
  40. Wednesday 8 October 2014

  41. Verstappen heads Macau F3 GP entry list 11:28

    Verstappen heads Macau F3 GP entry list

    Toro Rosso 2015 Formula 1 pilot Max Verstappen heads the 28-strong provisional entry list for next month's Formula 3 Macau Grand Prix. Verstappen will race…

    F3
  42. Saturday 13 September 2014

  43. Merhi takes dominant victory at wet Hungaroring 13:51

    Merhi takes dominant victory at wet Hungaroring

    Roberto Merhi claimed a dominant Formula Renault 3.5 victory in the first race of the weekend at a wet Hungaroring. Merhi passed initial leader Oliver…

    FR 3.5
  44. Friday 5 September 2014

  45. Merhi 'feels ready' after F1 practice debut 13:35

    Merhi 'feels ready' after F1 practice debut

    Roberto Merhi says he would be "ready" to race in Singapore if Caterham gave him the opportunity. The 23-year-old Spaniard, a frontrunner in Formula Renault…

    F1
  46. Thursday 4 September 2014

  47. Kobayashi returns, Merhi gets practice run 08:03

    Kobayashi returns, Merhi gets practice run

    Caterham has confirmed the anticipated news that Kamui Kobayashi will return to a race seat for this weekend's Italian Grand Prix at Monza, reuniting with…

    F1
  48. Sunday 13 July 2014

  49. Merhi takes advantage of rivals' collision 12:37

    Merhi takes advantage of rivals' collision

    Roberto Merhi took advantage of a clash between championship leader Carlos Sainz Jr. and fellow contender Oliver Rowland by winning the second Formula Renault…

    FR 3.5
  50. Sunday 29 June 2014

  51. Merhi eases to first FR3.5 win in Moscow 12:23

    Merhi eases to first FR3.5 win in Moscow

    Roberto Merhi claimed his first Formula Renault 3.5 Series victory after leading from start to finish in the second race at the Moscow Raceway. Merhi started…

    FR 3.5
  52. Saturday 28 June 2014

  53. Sirotkin claims maiden FR3.5 win in Russia 12:22

    Sirotkin claims maiden FR3.5 win in Russia

    Sauber youngster Sergey Sirotkin claimed his maiden Formula Renault 3.5 Series win at his home round in Moscow on a disastrous day for the three main title…

    FR 3.5
  54. Saturday 31 May 2014

  55. Sainz Jr crushes opposition to win at Spa 15:21

    Sainz Jr crushes opposition to win at Spa

    Carlos Sainz Jr led a Red Bull junior 1-2 as he stormed away from rookie Pierre Gasly to secure a dominant victory in the first race of the Formula Renault 3.5…

    FR 3.5
  56. Saturday 26 April 2014

  57. Sainz Jr cruises to second successive win 14:23

    Sainz Jr cruises to second successive win

    Red Bull young driver Carlos Sainz Jr romped to his second successive Formula Renault 3.5 victory after leading from lights to flag at Motorland Aragón in…

    FR 3.5
  58. Saturday 12 April 2014

  59. Stevens cruises to victory at Monza 16:13

    Stevens cruises to victory at Monza

    Strakka Racing driver Will Stevens cruised to victory at the first round of the Formula Renault 3.5 championship at Monza. Stevens took the lead at the start…

    FR 3.5
  60. Tuesday 3 April 2012

  61. Schumacher to mentor Mercedes Junior Team 12:10

    Schumacher to mentor Mercedes Junior Team

    Mercedes has re-established its Junior Team for 2012, meaning a return of dramatic poses and leather jackets - as previously seen with Michael Schumacher when…

    F1
  62. 12:09

    F1 video: Schumacher meets Mercedes Junior Team

    F1
  63. Friday 18 November 2011

  64. Juncadella gains penalty as Merhi loses one 07:00

    Juncadella gains penalty as Merhi loses one

    Prema’s Daniel Juncadella has been handed a three-place grid penalty after crossing the pit exit line during second practice for the Macau Grand Prix. It…

    F3
  65. Thursday 17 November 2011

  66. Pace-setter Merhi docked ten grid places 12:26

    Pace-setter Merhi docked ten grid places

    Roberto Merhi, the provisional pole position winner ahead of the Macau Grand Prix Qualifying Race, has been handed a grid drop of ten places for two separate…

    F3
  67. Merhi on provisional pole but crashes at Macau 07:30

    Merhi on provisional pole but crashes at Macau

    F3 Euro Series Champion Roberto Merhi has claimed provisional pole position for the legendary Macau Grand Prix qualifying race, only to crash after posting his…

    F3
  68. Tuesday 25 October 2011

  69. Interview with F3 Euro Champion Roberto Merhi 11:20

    Interview with F3 Euro Champion Roberto Merhi

    2011 has seen Spain’s Roberto Merhi win both the Formula 3 Euro Series and the FIA’s Formula 3 International Trophy in dominant fashion. The 20-year-old…

    F3
  70. Sunday 23 October 2011

  71. Merhi wins final Hockenheim race 11:43

    Merhi wins final Hockenheim race

    Roberto Merhi made it two race victories out of three at Hockenheim this morning, leading home Dutchman Nigel Melker in the final outing of the season. The…

    F3
  72. Saturday 22 October 2011

  73. Merhi triumphs in Hockenheim opener 12:20

    Merhi triumphs in Hockenheim opener

    Prema Powerteam driver Roberto Merhi converted his pole position into victory during the opening race of the weekend at Hockenheim this morning, scene for the…

    F3
  74. Friday 21 October 2011

  75. Merhi secures both Hockenheim poles 17:31

    Merhi secures both Hockenheim poles

    Prema Powerteam's Robert Merhi stormed to pole position for both the first and third races at Hockenheim this weekend, beginning the season finale in dominant…

    F3
  76. Merhi targets triple victory at Hockenheim 03:00

    Merhi targets triple victory at Hockenheim

    This weekend sees Hockenheim play host to the final Formula 3 Euro Series round of the year, with the German venue scene of the final triple header. Although…

    F3
  77. Monday 3 October 2011

  78. Merhi: F3 Euro title a very important step 09:31

    Merhi: F3 Euro title a very important step

    Sunday saw two European junior formulae titles decided, with Italy’s Mirko Bortolotti winning the Formula 2 crown at home circuit Monza as Roberto Merhi did…

    F3
  79. Sunday 2 October 2011

  80. Merhi claims title with victory 11:45

    Merhi claims title with victory

    Roberto Merhi sealed the F3 Euro Series crown with his controlled victory at Valencia this morning, leading home fellow Prema Powerteam driver Daniel Juncadella…

    F3
  81. Friday 30 September 2011

  82. Melker and Merhi clinch Valencia poles 16:27

    Melker and Merhi clinch Valencia poles

    Nigel Melker and Roberto Merhi have picked up the two pole positions which were on offer in the Formula 3 Euro Series qualifying session on Friday afternoon. At…

    F3
  83. Merhi tops practice in Valencia 12:29

    Merhi tops practice in Valencia

    Roberto Merhi has topped the timesheets in practice at the start of a weekend which could see the Spaniard clinch the F3 Euro Series title in Valencia. With a…

    F3
  84. Saturday 10 September 2011

  85. Merhi wins opening race at Silverstone 12:50

    Merhi wins opening race at Silverstone

    Prema’s Roberto Merhi has won the opening F3 Euro Series race at Silverstone on Saturday afternoon. The championship leader, who claimed a double pole…

    F3
  86. Friday 9 September 2011

  87. Merhi grabs poles at Silverstone 16:53

    Merhi grabs poles at Silverstone

    After Felix Rosenqvist was fastest in the F3 Euro Series practice session at Silverstone on Friday, Roberto Merhi has gone on to claim a double pole position at…

    F3
  88. Sunday 14 August 2011

  89. Merhi draws positives despite crash 20:18

    Merhi draws positives despite crash

    Roberto Merhi was left with mixed feelings after Sunday’s Masters of Formula 3 race at Zandvoort, with the Spaniard being disqualified from ninth for a…

    F3
  90. 15:00

    Video: Merhi and Juncadella collide at Zandvoort

    F3
  91. Saturday 13 August 2011

  92. Wittmann fastest but Merhi holds onto pole 17:30

    Wittmann fastest but Merhi holds onto pole

    Signature-Plus pilot Marco Wittmann set the pace during this afternoon’s second qualifying session at Zandvoort, but rainfall prevented the field from beating…

    F3
  93. Merhi claims provisional Zandvoort pole 13:52

    Merhi claims provisional Zandvoort pole

    Roberto Merhi rose to the top in this morning’s first qualifying session at Zandvoort, posting a time of 1:30.750 to maintain his pace-setting practice. The…

    F3
  94. Merhi quickest in second practice 11:22

    Merhi quickest in second practice

    Roberto Merhi set the standard in this morning’s second practice session for the Masters of Formula 3 at Zandvoort, circulating the continually drying Dutch…

    F3
  95. Saturday 6 August 2011

  96. Merhi wins again at the Nürburgring 18:13

    Merhi wins again at the Nürburgring

    Championship leader Roberto Merhi made it two race wins out of two at the Nürburgring this afternoon, securing a well-deserved victory during a rain-hit second…

    F3
  97. Merhi storms to victory in Race 1 11:55

    Merhi storms to victory in Race 1

    Roberto Merhi raised his 2011 victory total to six with another commanding performance at the Nürburgring on Saturday. The Prema driver quickly disposed of…

    F3
  98. Saturday 30 July 2011

  99. Merhi commandingly wins third Spa race 15:02

    Merhi commandingly wins third Spa race

    Spanish guest driver Roberto Merhi has won this weekend’s third and final British Formula 3 race at Spa, with the event included as part of the FIA…

    F3
  100. Friday 29 July 2011

  101. Merhi wins first Spa race for Prema 14:05

    Merhi wins first Spa race for Prema

    Roberto Merhi has won the opening race at Belgium’s Spa-Francorchamps, with the British F3 meeting marking the latest rounds of the FIA International F3…

    F3
  102. Merhi claims double pole in Belgium 11:53

    Merhi claims double pole in Belgium

    Roberto Merhi grabbed both pole positions on offer at Spa-Francorchamps this morning, ensuring his place at the front of the grid for the first and third races…

    F3
  103. Saturday 4 June 2011

  104. Merhi dominates second race in Austria 18:30

    Merhi dominates second race in Austria

    Roberto Merhi made it two wins out of two at the Red Bull Ring on Saturday afternoon, fighting through the field from eighth on the grid to secure victory in…

    F3
  105. Merhi leads Prema 1-2 at Red Bull Ring 11:25

    Merhi leads Prema 1-2 at Red Bull Ring

     Roberto Merhi claimed victory in the first race of the weekend at the newly-named Red Bull Ring on Saturday morning, strengthening his lead over Marco…

    F3
  106. Sunday 1 May 2011

  107. Merhi wins Race 3 at Hockenheim 11:15

    Merhi wins Race 3 at Hockenheim

    Roberto Merhi bounced back from the penalty he received after Race 2 to secure his second victory of the weekend at Hockenheim on Sunday afteroon. The Spaniard…

    F3
  108. Merhi loses podium finish 09:00

    Merhi loses podium finish

    Roberto Merhi was given a penalty of 2.4 seconds after Race 2 on Saturday afternoon for exceeding the track limits when making his pass for second place…

    F3
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