F1: Marussia and Caterham to Miss U.S. Grand Prix in Texas

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AUSTIN, Texas — official release — Photo courtesy fe-world.com — The FIA Formula One World Championship grid will be short at least four cars this weekend at the Circuit of the Americas, as both Marussia and Caterham will miss the third annual United States Grand Prix in Austin, Texas. Both teams are battling financial issues and Caterham went into administration …

F1: Rossi Set to Fill In for Injured Bianchi During Russian Grand Prix

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SOCHI, Russia — official release — Getty Images Europe photo — Marussia reserve driver Alexander Rossi is set to make his Formula One race debut this weekend in Russia as a substitute for the injured Jules Bianchi. Bianchi remains in intensive care after suffering a severe head injury when he collided with a recovery vehicle during last weekend’s race in Japan. While Marussia have …

F1: Bianchi Still ‘Critical But Stable’ in Japanese Hospital; Diagnosed With Diffuse Axonal Injury

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SUZUKA, Japan – official release — Mark Thompson/Getty Images AsiaPac photo — Marussia driver Jules Bianchi is still in critical but stable condition following a crash during Sunday’s Formula One Japanese Grand Prix at the Suzuka Circuit. Bianchi’s family released a statement Tuesday in conjunction with the Mie General Medical Center in Yokkaichi, which stated that Bianchi suffered a ‘diffuse axonal …

F1: Chilton Back in as Marussia Driver for Spa

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FRANCORCHAMPS, Belgium – official report — Dan Istitene/Getty Images Europe photo — Marussia officials have opted to reinstate Max Chilton for this weekend’s race at Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps, just a day after announcing the Briton would be replaced by reserve driver Alexander Rossi due to “contractual issues.” American Rossi will still participated in FP1 for the team Friday, but has since …

F1: American Alexander Rossi to Make F1 Debut at Spa for Marussia

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BANBURY, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom — official release — American Alexander Rossi will make his Formula One race debut for Marussia this weekend as the Formula One World Championship heads to Belgium’s Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps. Rossi, 22, will replace Max Chilton, who will sit out the Belgian Grand Prix while the two sides resolve contractual issues. Rossi only joined Marussia as test …

F1: Alexander Rossi Joins Marussia as Team Reserve Driver

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BANBURY, England – official release — Richards F1 photo — Alexander Rossi has joined Marussia as the team’s official reserve driver for the remainder of the 2014 Formula One season. The 22-year-old American, who left his reserve driver role at Caterham earlier this month, will join the Banbury-based squad beginning with this weekend’s race in Hungary and will provide cover …

F1: Marussia retains Max Chilton for 2014 season

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January 11, 2014 — Marussia team photo — BIRMINGHAM, UNITED KINGDOM — Formula 1 fans attending the Autosport International Show at the National Exhibition Centre in Birmingham today were among the first to hear the official announcement that Marussia F1 Team will retain Max Chilton for a second season. Max will race alongside Jules Bianchi once again, completing the squad’s 2014 driver …