Chilton certain seat is safe for rest of season
4 September 2014 – Max Chilton says he is certain that his Marussia drive is safe for the rest of the 2014 campaign.
Marussia announced shortly before the Belgian Grand Prix that Alexander Rossi would be replacing Chilton amid "contractual issues", only for the team to make a U-turn and put the Briton back in the car after first practice.
When asked ahead of the Italian Grand Prix if the situation had been resolved and that there are no doubts over his involvement at the flyaway events, Chilton replied: "Yes. It was just a commercial decision and it got changed.
"We are back to normal now and moving on. I'm definitely in for every race, although FP1 sessions are open and that is the team's decision. As long as I get informed the week before that I am missing FP1, it is not a problem."
Chilton graduated to F1 with Marussia last year after a competitive GP2 term with the then-affiliated Carlin team.