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  1. Thursday 27 March 2014

  2. Marussia targets two-car finish at Sepang 07:00

    Marussia targets two-car finish at Sepang

    Marussia Team Principal John Booth is hoping for another two-car finish in the Malaysian Grand Prix this weekend. Max Chilton and Jules Bianchi both got...

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  3. Friday 7 March 2014

  4. Booth: First races an opportunity 11:41

    Booth: First races an opportunity

    Marussia Team Principal John Booth says the opening races of the 2014 season present an opportunity for his team to achieve strong results. Marussia has...

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  5. Monday 3 March 2014

  6. Booth: Marussia in good position to go racing 15:51

    Booth: Marussia in good position to go racing

    Marussia team boss John Booth has said he feels the Banbury-based outfit is in a ‘good position’ to go racing following the conclusion to F1 2014 pre-season...

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  7. Friday 28 February 2014

  8. Booth upbeat about Marussia progress 03:00

    Booth upbeat about Marussia progress

    Marussia team principal John Booth expressed his satisfaction after a positive day of running for the Banbury-based outfit in Bahrain. Marussia completed...

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  9. Sunday 5 January 2014

  10. Booth: Marussia needs to move forward 07:30

    Booth: Marussia needs to move forward

    Marussia team principal John Booth has said the Banbury-based outfit needs to ‘push on’ this year and once again ‘move forward’. Marussia secured tenth pl...

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  11. Tuesday 17 December 2013

  12. Marussia 'very close' to new Chilton deal 09:12

    Marussia 'very close' to new Chilton deal

    John Booth says Marussia is "very close" to signing a fresh deal with Max Chilton for the 2014 season. The Briton completed all 19 races of his rookie...

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  13. Tuesday 26 November 2013

  14. Booth: Character-building year for Marussia 11:51

    Booth: Character-building year for Marussia

    Marussia team principal John Booth has admitted 2013 was a 'character-building' year for the Banbury-based outfit. Marussia held on to secure tenth place...

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  15. Wednesday 21 August 2013

  16. Marussia 'focused' on retaining 10th place 11:53

    Marussia 'focused' on retaining 10th place

    Marussia boss John Booth says his team is still firmly focused on the 2013 campaign, with the Anglo-Russian outfit desperate to retain 10th position in the...

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  17. Wednesday 31 July 2013

  18. Marussia seeking to retain current line-up 12:17

    Marussia seeking to retain current line-up

    Marrusia Team Principal John Booth has stated his desire to retain current drivers Jules Bianchi and Max Chilton for 2014, with the Banbury-based outfit...

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  19. Tuesday 9 April 2013

  20. Marussia introducing 'significant' updates 12:01

    Marussia introducing 'significant' updates

    Marussia has put together its first major update package for the MR02 chassis ahead of this weekend's Chinese Grand Prix, with new suspension parts plus...

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  21. Friday 1 March 2013

  22. Marussia had 'no alternative' but to drop Razia 19:22

    Marussia had 'no alternative' but to drop Razia

    Marussia team boss John Booth says there was no alternative but to terminate Luiz Razia's race contract for the 2013 Formula 1 season, with the Brazilian...

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  23. Monday 21 January 2013

  24. Booth: We had to take steps to secure future 10:35

    Booth: We had to take steps to secure future

    Marussia Team Principal John Booth has hinted that the current economic climate played a role in Timo Glock's departure ahead of the 2013 Formula 1...

    F1
  25. Tuesday 18 December 2012

  26. Booth: Chilton is an extremely capable driver 12:03

    Booth: Chilton is an extremely capable driver

    Marussia team boss John Booth has praised the talents of newly-signed driver Max Chilton, describing the Briton as 'extremely capable' behind the wheel of a...

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  27. Sunday 7 October 2012

  28. Glock hit wheel nut in pit lane 11:18

    Glock hit wheel nut in pit lane

    Following a rocky Japanese Grand Prix on Sunday, Marussia are still set to finish tenth in this year’s Constructors’ Championship. Following on from Timo Glo...

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  29. Sunday 23 September 2012

  30. Marussia thrilled to go tenth overall 17:56

    Marussia thrilled to go tenth overall

    Although Marina Bay may not have seemed like a significant race for those who usually race at the tail end of the F1 grid, in fact delivered a crucial...

    F1
  31. Thursday 20 September 2012

  32. 2012 Friday drive a possibility for Chilton 10:35

    2012 Friday drive a possibility for Chilton

    Britain’s Max Chilton could take part in a Friday free practice session with Marussia before the end of the 2012 Formula 1 season. On Thursday, it was a...

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  33. Chilton recruited as Marussia reserve driver 08:47

    Chilton recruited as Marussia reserve driver

    The Marussia F1 Team has signed up Britain’s Max Chilton as reserve driver until the end of the 2012 season. The GP2 man hails from Surrey and is the y...

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  34. Thursday 6 September 2012

  35. ‘Marussia in a good place now’ – Booth 07:00

    ‘Marussia in a good place now’ – Booth

    Marussia made significant progress with its upgrades for the Belgian Grand Prix, according to Team Principal John Booth. At the same time, the Englishman...

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  36. Monday 16 July 2012

  37. Marussia: No car problem in de Villota crash 11:27

    Marussia: No car problem in de Villota crash

    Marussia has concluded that its car experienced no malfunction when María de Villota suffered a freak accident at Duxford Airfield earlier this month. This...

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  38. Wednesday 4 July 2012

  39. De Villota loses right eye in crash 16:02

    De Villota loses right eye in crash

    Following her accident on Tuesday, doctors have announced that Marussia test driver María de Villota has lost the use of her right eye. The 32-year-old...

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  40. Saturday 23 June 2012

  41. Glock can race if well enough 16:21

    Glock can race if well enough

    Timo Glock will decide on Sunday morning whether or not he intends to race in the European Grand Prix. Having arrived in Valencia with a stomach bug, the...

    F1
  42. Monday 4 June 2012

  43. Marussia targets Montreal turning point 12:00

    Marussia targets Montreal turning point

    Marussia is pin-pointing the Canadian Grand Prix weekend as a particularly significant one in 2012, with the English team having now lost tenth position in...

    F1
  44. Friday 27 April 2012

  45. English comedians drive Marussia F1 car 12:30

    English comedians drive Marussia F1 car

    Some in Formula 1 argue that there are already enough comedians in the field, but tonight British television viewers will be able to watch three men...

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  46. Wednesday 18 April 2012

  47. Booth pleased with Marussia progress 09:12

    Booth pleased with Marussia progress

    John Booth claims Marussia has made up one and a half seconds in average lap time since the start of the 2012 Formula 1 campaign in Australia. The...

    F1
  48. Monday 5 March 2012

  49. Marussia launches MR01 at Silverstone 11:06

    Marussia launches MR01 at Silverstone

    Marussia has released an official launch photo of its 2012 Formula 1 car, the MR01. The shot came via Twitter on Monday morning, with the team now...

    F1
  50. Friday 24 February 2012

  51. Final day fruitless for Marussia 23:55

    Final day fruitless for Marussia

    Following the opening three days of the first Barcelona test where Marussia were running their 2011 car, the team from Rotherham spent the entire final day...

    F1
  52. Monday 30 January 2012

  53. Marussia decides against running KERS 08:46

    Marussia decides against running KERS

    Marussia has elected not to use KERS during the 2012 Formula 1 season. This year, many expected all outfits to use the power-boosting tool although the...

    F1
  54. Tuesday 24 January 2012

  55. Marussia delays new car until final test 20:31

    Marussia delays new car until final test

    Marussia will not introduce its new car until the final pre-season test in Barcelona, GPUpdate.net has been told. Furthermore, the squad has revealed that...

    F1
  56. Sunday 11 December 2011

  57. Symonds flat out at factory, explains Booth 05:00

    Symonds flat out at factory, explains Booth

    Despite being unable to actively assist Virgin Racing in the Formula 1 paddock, Pat Symonds is currently working ‘flat out’ on the team’s new design at its B...

    F1
  58. Sunday 27 November 2011

  59. Charles Pic joins Marussia for 2012 season 21:03

    Charles Pic joins Marussia for 2012 season

    Marussia Virgin Racing has confirmed that Charles Pic will be joining the team for the 2012 Formula 1 season, replacing Jérôme d’Ambrosio. The Frenchman, who...

    F1
  60. Monday 21 November 2011

  61. Virgin hopes for positive end to campaign 08:42

    Virgin hopes for positive end to campaign

    Virgin hopes for a strong end to the 2011 campaign as the Formula 1 season ends in Brazil this weekend. The Interlagos event marks the last race at which...

    F1
  62. Wednesday 16 November 2011

  63. Pic receives extra driving time for Thursday 16:33

    Pic receives extra driving time for Thursday

    Charles Pic will enjoy a further morning of Formula 1 testing in Abu Dhabi on Thursday, Virgin Racing has announced. The change comes after the Frenchman...

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  64. Tuesday 4 October 2011

  65. Glock braced for more difficult races 05:00

    Glock braced for more difficult races

    Virgin Racing hope to ‘harness momentum’ in this weekend’s Japanese Grand Prix, with the Sheffield-based outfit having suffered a difficult night last time o...

    F1
  66. Wednesday 21 September 2011

  67. Quaife-Hobbs preparing for Abu Dhabi test 10:00

    Quaife-Hobbs preparing for Abu Dhabi test

    GP3 driver Adrian Quaife-Hobbs will be back behind the wheel of Virgin Racing’s 2011 Formula 1 car at the Yas Marina Circuit in Abu Dhabi in November, with t...

    F1
  68. Wednesday 14 September 2011

  69. Wickens enjoys first straight-line test 08:08

    Wickens enjoys first straight-line test

    Virgin Racing reserve driver Robert Wickens received the chance to have his first aerodynamics test for the team on Tuesday, marking the Sheffield-based...

    F1
  70. Friday 29 July 2011

  71. Virgin positive despite d'Ambrosio setback 16:15

    Virgin positive despite d'Ambrosio setback

    Virgin Racing finished 21st and 22nd in Hungary’s second free practice session, with Timo Glock and Jérôme d’Ambrosio comfortably ahead of the HRT cars but u...

    F1
  72. Monday 11 July 2011

  73. Virgin announces Sochi demonstration run 09:18

    Virgin announces Sochi demonstration run

    Marussia Virgin Racing will be travelling to Sochi in Southern Russia next weekend, with regular drivers Timo Glock and Jérôme d’Ambrosio set to demonstrate...

    F1
  74. Tuesday 21 June 2011

  75. Two-car finishes still the goal for Virgin 08:56

    Two-car finishes still the goal for Virgin

    Virgin Racing's target continues to be two-car finishes, with the Marussia-owned outfit soon focussing on 2012 after splitting with technical partners Wirth...

    F1
  76. Saturday 11 June 2011

  77. Chassis change for d’Ambrosio, Booth confirms 09:00

    Chassis change for d’Ambrosio, Booth confirms

    Virgin Racing Team Principal John Booth has confirmed that Jérôme D’Ambrosio will be forced to use spare chassis for the rest of the weekend after his prac...

    F1
  78. Friday 3 June 2011

  79. Wickens becomes Virgin Racing reserve 16:30

    Wickens becomes Virgin Racing reserve

    Virgin Racing has announced that Canadian Robert Wickens, a member of its young driver programme, has been promoted to an official reserve seat in its...

    F1
  80. Wednesday 4 May 2011

  81. Glock first to receive ‘new direction’ updates 11:17

    Glock first to receive ‘new direction’ updates

    Virgin Racing will introduce a number of upgrades for the Turkish Grand Prix this weekend but, like in 2010 when their fuel tank was too small, only Timo...

    F1
  82. Friday 22 April 2011

  83. Virgin to have a 'pretty close' to B-spec car for Turkey 14:08

    Virgin to have a 'pretty close' to B-spec car for Turkey

    Virgin Racing Team Principal John Booth has revealed the upgrades the squad will introduce in Turkey are 'almost' significant enough to warrant giving the...

    F1
  84. Friday 15 April 2011

  85. Glock: Virgin's problems extremely frustrating 12:28

    Glock: Virgin's problems extremely frustrating

    A valve problem in his Cosworth engine affected Timo Glock’s running time in China on Friday, with the German seeing Hispania Racing finish ahead of both M...

    F1
  86. Wednesday 13 April 2011

  87. Virgin waiting on Turkey car upgrade 13:04

    Virgin waiting on Turkey car upgrade

    Marussia Virgin Racing will be focusing on the finer details of its operation and race strategy management in China this weekend, with the squad currently...

    F1
  88. Monday 28 February 2011

  89. Marussia Virgin supporting new karting category 11:47

    Marussia Virgin supporting new karting category

    Marussia Virgin Racing has announced that for 2011 it is now backing and closely following the new Formula KGP karting series – a seven-round championship j...

    F1
  90. Saturday 26 February 2011

  91. Manor Racing confirms GP3 line-up for 2011 01:00

    Manor Racing confirms GP3 line-up for 2011

    Marussia Manor Racing has announced its driver line-up for the upcoming season, with Matias Laine joining Rio Haryanto and Adrian Quaife-Hobbs who have been...

    GP3
  92. Tuesday 22 February 2011

  93. Bahrain holds fond memories for Virgin, says Booth 08:33

    Bahrain holds fond memories for Virgin, says Booth

    Team Principal of Marussia Virgin Racing John Booth has expressed his sadness at the cancellation of the Bahrain Grand Prix, but insists the right decision...

    F1
  94. Thursday 17 February 2011

  95. Booth: Bahrain replacement ‘impractical’ 15:52

    Booth: Bahrain replacement ‘impractical’

    Marussia Virgin Racing boss John Booth has spoken out ahead of the season-opening Bahrain Grand Prix, saying a replacement venue would not be feasible. The...

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  96. Monday 7 February 2011

  97. Booth: MVR-02 a clear step forward in every area 15:03

    Booth: MVR-02 a clear step forward in every area

    Marussia Virgin Racing Team Principal John Booth has talked up his squad’s chances for the upcoming Formula 1 season, with the all new MVR-02 being launched...

    F1
  98. Virgin unveils MVR-02 in London 11:27

    Virgin unveils MVR-02 in London

    Marussia Virgin Racing has revealed the first shots of its 2011 contender, the MVR-02, as a Monday morning launch ceremony continues at the BBC television...

    F1
  99. Tuesday 21 December 2010

  100. Virgin’s Booth explains driver choices 11:01

    Virgin’s Booth explains driver choices

    Marussia Virgin Racing confirmed on Tuesday morning that its 2011 driver line-up will consist of Germany’s Timo Glock for a second year plus Belgium’s Jér...

    F1
  101. Saturday 13 November 2010

  102. Traffic and technical problems hinder Virgin 16:32

    Traffic and technical problems hinder Virgin

    Virgin Racing began their 2010 campaign as the quickest qualifiers of the new teams in Bahrain eight months ago although the cars of Timo Glock and Lucas di...

    F1
  103. Thursday 11 November 2010

  104. Virgin: Marussia will help move us forward 10:34

    Virgin: Marussia will help move us forward

    Virgin Racing Team Principal John Booth has said the deal with Russian sportscar company Marussia Motors will be critical as the squad looks to progress...

    F1
  105. Saturday 6 November 2010

  106. Booth: Budget in place for three-five years 01:30

    Booth: Budget in place for three-five years

    Virgin Racing Team Principal John Booth has moved to silence any paddock gossip that the outfit may be in need of a significant cash injection ahead of its...

    F1
  107. Tuesday 19 October 2010

  108. ‘Weather could be similar to Suzuka’ – Booth 10:00

    ‘Weather could be similar to Suzuka’ – Booth

    Virgin Racing Team Principal John Booth believes that this weekend’s weather conditions in Korea could be similar to those seen in Japan two weekends ago, a...

    F1
  109. Saturday 25 September 2010

  110. Virgin lead the way for F1’s new teams 18:06

    Virgin lead the way for F1’s new teams

    Virgin Racing’s Timo Glock is the highest-placed runner on the grid for the Singapore Grand Prix, with the German set to start Sunday’s race from eighteenth...

    F1
  111. Hylkema set for GP3 debut at Estoril 04:30

    Hylkema set for GP3 debut at Estoril

    Formula Renault UK racer Thomas Hylkema will make his test debut in a GP3 Series car next month at Estoril in Portugal with John Booth’s Manor Racing team. T...

    GP3
  112. Wednesday 8 September 2010

  113. Virgin preparing for hectic F1 agenda 09:15

    Virgin preparing for hectic F1 agenda

    Virgin Racing move into their final European Grand Prix of the season at Monza, confirming the end of their first highly active schedule which often...

    F1
  114. Saturday 28 August 2010

  115. Virgin: We are in F1 for long haul 09:14

    Virgin: We are in F1 for long haul

    Virgin Racing has reiterated that it is in F1 for the long term and has dismissed recent rumours that the squad won’t be around in 2011. Concerns about t...

    F1
  116. Saturday 31 July 2010

  117. ‘Mini celebration’ at Virgin Racing 13:31

    ‘Mini celebration’ at Virgin Racing

    Virgin Racing were clearly delighted on Saturday afternoon as they qualified fastest of Formula 1’s three new teams at the Hungaroring. With Heikki K...

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