Formula 1 mid-season review: Marussia

Formula 1 mid-season review: Marussia

As the Formula 1 fraternity enjoys the summer break, GPUpdate.net takes the opportunity to analyse team and driver performances over the first 11 rounds of the 2014 season. In the latest instalment, we put the spotlight on Marussia, still on a high after recording its maiden points finish at the Monaco Grand Prix. Read more…

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  1. Tuesday 12 August 2014

  2. Formula 1 mid-season review: Marussia 07:00

    Formula 1 mid-season review: Marussia

    As the Formula 1 fraternity enjoys the summer break, GPUpdate.net takes the opportunity to analyse team and driver performances over the first 11 rounds of...

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  3. Wednesday 30 July 2014

  4. 05:00

    Video of the Day: Chilton looks to Singapore

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  5. Saturday 19 July 2014

  6. Bianchi sure Marussia heading in right direction 02:00

    Bianchi sure Marussia heading in right direction

    Jules Bianchi says he is sure that Marussia is heading in the right direction ahead of qualifying for the German Grand Prix at Hockenheim. The French...

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  7. Wednesday 16 July 2014

  8. Marussia out to close a little more on Sauber 16:16

    Marussia out to close a little more on Sauber

    John Booth is hopeful Marussia will be able to a close a 'little more' on Sauber this weekend in Germany. Marussia remain ahead of both Sauber and...

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  9. Monday 7 July 2014

  10. Chilton: I was saved by a matter of inches 16:07

    Chilton: I was saved by a matter of inches

    Max Chilton believes he was fortunate to escape serious injury in the British Grand Prix last weekend when he got caught up in Kimi Räikkönen's huge crash o...

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  11. Saturday 5 July 2014

  12. Marussia drivers buoyed by best qualifying result 17:10

    Marussia drivers buoyed by best qualifying result

    Marussia drivers Jules Bianchi and Max Chilton spoke of their delight after achieving the team's best ever qualifying result during Saturday afternoon's...

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  13. Chilton set to receive gearbox penalty 10:52

    Chilton set to receive gearbox penalty

    Max Chilton is set to drop five places on the British Grand Prix grid for a gearbox change. The Marussia driver encountered the technical issue during...

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  14. Sunday 8 June 2014

  15. Chilton penalised for Bianchi collision 23:10

    Chilton penalised for Bianchi collision

    Max Chilton has been given a three-place grid drop for the Austrian Grand Prix after the stewards determined that he was at fault for an opening lap...

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  16. Thursday 5 June 2014

  17. Chilton out to piece together positives 08:00

    Chilton out to piece together positives

    Max Chilton has said he is feeling encouraged and will be focused on trying to 'piece together all the positives' this weekend in the Canadian Grand...

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  18. Wednesday 4 June 2014

  19. Marussia with 'spring in step' for Canada 08:00

    Marussia with 'spring in step' for Canada

    John Booth has reiterated his hope that Marussia can underline its recent performance increment with another strong race in Canada. Booth was delighted...

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  20. Thursday 22 May 2014

  21. Chilton to race at Goodwood Revival 12:59

    Chilton to race at Goodwood Revival

    Marussia driver Max Chilton has announced that he will take part in this year's Goodwood Revival. Chilton is set to drive a 1965 Ford Mustang, owned by...

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  22. Wednesday 21 May 2014

  23. Chilton out to make next step in Monaco 09:43

    Chilton out to make next step in Monaco

    Marussia's Max Chilton is hoping to achieve a 'realistic next step' over the Monaco Grand Prix this weekend. Chilton sprung a surprise by topping the...

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  24. Tuesday 13 May 2014

  25. Chilton: To end in P1 obviously a real bonus 19:20

    Chilton: To end in P1 obviously a real bonus

    Max Chilton believes Marussia made 'a really big step' on Tuesday during the post-Spanish Grand Prix test, and after he went quickest late on few could...

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  26. Chilton fastest on Day 1 of Barcelona test 17:15

    Chilton fastest on Day 1 of Barcelona test

    Max Chilton sprung a surprise by setting the pace on Tuesday during day one of the post-Spanish Grand Prix test. Chilton had been well down the order until...

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  27. Hamilton tops first morning session in Spain 11:04

    Hamilton tops first morning session in Spain

    Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton topped the first morning of the second test at a damp Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya in Spain. The Brit, who won last...

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  28. Friday 18 April 2014

  29. Minor problems hampering Marussia progress 11:27

    Minor problems hampering Marussia progress

    Marussia drivers Jules Bianchi and Max Chilton admitted it was difficult to get into a rhythm during practice for the Chinese Grand Prix after a few...

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  30. Thursday 17 April 2014

  31. Chilton eyes similarly strong race in Shanghai 07:00

    Chilton eyes similarly strong race in Shanghai

    Max Chilton has said he will be aiming for a 'similarly strong race' in China this weekend after leaving the Bahrain GP on a 'real high'. Chilton took...

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  32. Monday 7 April 2014

  33. Chilton returns Marussia to 10th position 07:00

    Chilton returns Marussia to 10th position

    Max Chilton expressed his delight after returning Marussia to 10th position in the Constructors' standings at the Bahrain Grand Prix. Although he was the...

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  34. Wednesday 26 March 2014

  35. Chilton excited to see what Malaysia brings 16:44

    Chilton excited to see what Malaysia brings

    Marussia’s Max Chilton is expecting to see the first signs of progress from the team this weekend in Malaysia. Chilton maintained his unbroken run of r...

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  36. Friday 21 March 2014

  37. Lowdon fears noise reduction may affect sponsors 07:00

    Lowdon fears noise reduction may affect sponsors

    Marussia Chief Executive Officer Graeme Lowdon says that Formula 1 faces losing some of its 'wow factor' following the switch to 1.6 litre V6 power units – a...

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  38. Saturday 15 March 2014

  39. Chilton thrilled despite narrowly missing Q2 berth 09:18

    Chilton thrilled despite narrowly missing Q2 berth

    British racer Max Chilton says he is pleased with his performance during qualifying for the Australian Grand Prix after narrowly missing out on progression...

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  40. Friday 7 March 2014

  41. Marussia drivers target reliability 11:56

    Marussia drivers target reliability

    Marussia drivers Jules Bianchi and Max Chilton have emphasised that the team must focus on achieving strong reliability ahead of next weekend's...

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  42. Tuesday 4 March 2014

  43. Chilton: Marussia has come a long way 07:00

    Chilton: Marussia has come a long way

    Max Chilton believes Marussia has made a lot of progress over the winter and he is 'pretty positive' about what the team can achieve in the 2014 F1 season...

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  44. Friday 28 February 2014

  45. 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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  46. Tuesday 25 February 2014

  47. Marussia 'ready' for final pre-season test 15:22

    Marussia 'ready' for final pre-season test

    Britain’s Max Chilton will start and conclude running for Marussia during the third and final F1 2014 pre-season test in Bahrain. Team-mate Jules Bianchi m...

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  48. Monday 17 February 2014

  49. Bianchi to start and finish for Marussia 16:40

    Bianchi to start and finish for Marussia

    Jules Bianchi will kick-off and conclude running for Marussia during the second pre-season test in Bahrain this week. The Frenchman also finished off at...

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  50. Tuesday 14 January 2014

  51. Chilton reveals permanent car number 07:00

    Chilton reveals permanent car number

    Max Chilton has revealed that he will race with the number four for the rest of his Formula 1 career. The Marussia driver, who was officially confirmed...

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  52. Saturday 11 January 2014

  53. Marussia confirms Chilton for 2014 12:19

    Marussia confirms Chilton for 2014

    Max Chilton will contest a second Formula 1 season with Marussia, the Banbury-based outfit announced on Saturday. The Briton, 22, continues alongside the...

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  54. Tuesday 17 December 2013

  55. 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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  56. Tuesday 26 November 2013

  57. 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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  58. Saturday 23 November 2013

  59. Gutiérrez, Chilton hit with reprimands 19:25

    Gutiérrez, Chilton hit with reprimands

    Sauber driver Esteban Gutiérrez and Marussia's Max Chilton have both been given reprimands for minor qualifying infringements at Interlagos. The stewards...

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  60. Saturday 16 November 2013

  61. Gutiérrez, Chilton hit with penalties 22:28

    Gutiérrez, Chilton hit with penalties

    Esteban Gutiérrez and Max Chilton have been given penalties ahead of the United States Grand Prix, with both men found guilty of impeding rival drivers in...

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  62. Tuesday 5 November 2013

  63. Chilton 'likely' to remain with Marussia 17:50

    Chilton 'likely' to remain with Marussia

    Britain’s Max Chilton has said he is ‘likely’ to remain with the Marussia F1 team next year, as he looks to build on his rookie season. “Next year it’s mo...

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  64. Thursday 24 October 2013

  65. Chilton: 2014 chances looking good 11:32

    Chilton: 2014 chances looking good

    Max Chilton says his chances of securing a seat on the 2014 Formula 1 grid are "looking good", with the 22-year-old Briton hoping to extend his stay at...

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  66. Thursday 17 October 2013

  67. Magnussen an option for Marussia 14:45

    Magnussen an option for Marussia

    Marussia has confirmed that it is in talks with Formula Renault 3.5 title leader and McLaren protege Kevin Magnussen over a potential race seat for the 2014...

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  68. Wednesday 16 October 2013

  69. Chilton: I deserve an F1 seat in 2014 06:30

    Chilton: I deserve an F1 seat in 2014

    Max Chilton believes he has proven he has got pace and consistency - and he is convinced he has done enough to warrant a second season in F1. Chilton...

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  70. Sunday 13 October 2013

  71. Van der Garde, Bianchi unpunished 14:49

    Van der Garde, Bianchi unpunished

    Caterham driver Giedo van der Garde and Marussia's Jules Bianchi have escaped penalties following their collision on the opening lap of the Japanese Grand...

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  72. Saturday 12 October 2013

  73. Chilton 'chuffed' with Q1 showing 06:42

    Chilton 'chuffed' with Q1 showing

    Marussia's Max Chilton described himself as "incredibly chuffed" after outqualifying team-mate Jules Bianchi and both Caterham drivers at Suzuka on...

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  74. Saturday 7 September 2013

  75. Marussia hints at unchanged line-up 05:00

    Marussia hints at unchanged line-up

    Marussia has again suggested that it would like to field and unchanged driver line-up in 2014, with Sporting Director Graeme Lowdon heaping praise on...

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  76. Saturday 24 August 2013

  77. Marussia duo delighted with Q2 appearance 17:38

    Marussia duo delighted with Q2 appearance

    Marussia drivers Jules Bianchi and Max Chilton declared themselves delighted after reaching the second phase of qualifying for the Belgian Grand Prix, the...

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  78. Wednesday 31 July 2013

  79. 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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  80. Thursday 18 July 2013

  81. I will never forget test day, says Ellinas 09:14

    I will never forget test day, says Ellinas

    GP3 points leader Tio Ellinas hailed his maiden Formula 1 outing with Marussia as "the best moment" of his life. The Cypriot, 21, ran on the first morning...

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  82. Wednesday 17 July 2013

  83. Chilton to perform demo runs in Moscow 07:00

    Chilton to perform demo runs in Moscow

    Marussia driver Max Chilton will take to the wheel of the MR02 chassis on the streets of Moscow this weekend, as the squad looks to capitalise on increased...

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  84. Tuesday 16 July 2013

  85. Marussia race drivers join Silverstone test 17:07

    Marussia race drivers join Silverstone test

    Marussia has announced late changes to its Young Driver Test line-up, with race drivers Max Chilton and Jules Bianchi joining Tio Ellinas and Rodolfo...

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  86. Thursday 11 July 2013

  87. Chilton: I think I've shown why I’m here 06:00

    Chilton: I think I've shown why I’m here

    Marussia F1 team driver Max Chilton has said he is 'satisfied' with his form so far this season, although he concedes he still needs to work on a 'little...

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  88. Wednesday 10 July 2013

  89. Max Chilton's visor given to FIA 15:20

    Max Chilton's visor given to FIA

    The Marussia F1 team has confirmed that one of Max Chilton’s visors has been handed to the FIA following an incident in practice at the German Grand Prix l...

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  90. Thursday 27 June 2013

  91. Chilton: Marussia can score a point in 2013 14:35

    Chilton: Marussia can score a point in 2013

    Max Chilton hopes Marussia will be able to record its first Formula 1 point in 2013, explaining that the MR02 "has definitely got the ability" to achieve...

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  92. Wednesday 26 June 2013

  93. 11:30

    Video: Chilton edges closer to home race

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  94. Monday 24 June 2013

  95. Drivers confirmed for latest FOTA forum 09:51

    Drivers confirmed for latest FOTA forum

    Three drivers have been confirmed for the latest Formula One Teams' Association (FOTA) Fans' Forum, which will be staged at the Tower Palace London on 26...

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  96. Friday 31 May 2013

  97. Chilton looking forward to challenging Montreal 11:48

    Chilton looking forward to challenging Montreal

    With a best finish so far this season in Monaco where he finished fourteenth Max Chilton is excited ahead of the upcoming Canadian Grand Prix. The Gilles...

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  98. Monday 27 May 2013

  99. Chilton unaware of Maldonado's position 03:00

    Chilton unaware of Maldonado's position

    Max Chilton says he was unaware of Williams rival Pastor Maldonado's exact position before they collided at the Tabac corner during Sunday afternoon's...

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  100. Sunday 26 May 2013

  101. Maldonado relieved to escape unharmed 17:27

    Maldonado relieved to escape unharmed

    Pastor Maldonado expressed a feeling of relief after escaping unharmed from his massive Monaco Grand Prix accident, with a lengthy red flag phase being...

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  102. Monaco GP halted after major crash 14:26

    Monaco GP halted after major crash

    The Monaco Grand Prix has been red flagged on Lap 46 after a major crash between Pastor Maldonado and Max Chilton at the Tabac corner. Both men were...

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  103. Chilton gets penalty for gearbox change 11:16

    Chilton gets penalty for gearbox change

    Marussia's Max Chilton has been given a five-place grid penalty for the Monaco Grand Prix, with the team opting to change his gearbox after Saturday's...

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  104. Thursday 23 May 2013

  105. Marussia and Lets Race form partnership 12:30

    Marussia and Lets Race form partnership

    Marussia has signed a new partnership with Lets Race ahead of the Monaco Grand Prix, an agreement which will see the Surrey-based driving simulation centre...

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  106. Saturday 4 May 2013

  107. Gonzalez to stand in for Chilton in Spain 12:30

    Gonzalez to stand in for Chilton in Spain

    Marussia have confirmed that their reserve driver Rodolfo Gonzalez will take Max Chilton's place in FP1 for the forthcoming Spanish Grand Prix. It will...

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  108. Monday 15 April 2013

  109. 'It's starting to come together' – Chilton 03:00

    'It's starting to come together' – Chilton

    Max Chilton believes his debut Formula 1 season is now showing signs of serious progression, having bounced back from issues in the early stages of the...

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  110. Tuesday 26 March 2013

  111. 11:24

    Video: Marussia drivers play Jenga

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  112. Saturday 23 March 2013

  113. Chilton suffering with tyre degradation 14:00

    Chilton suffering with tyre degradation

    Max Chilton has blamed significant tyre degradation as the main reason behind his struggles at Sepang so far this weekend, with the Marussia driver unable...

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  114. Monday 18 March 2013

  115. Marussia debutants buoyed by performance 09:51

    Marussia debutants buoyed by performance

    Marussia duo Jules Bianchi and Max Chilton were in high spirts after Sunday's Australian Grand Prix, with both men taking the chequered flag on their...

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