Max Chilton has said he is happy with his F1 debut. The 21 year old British driver finished 17th at the Australian Grand Prix, a full lap behind his team-mate Jules Bianchi after a collision with the Caterham of Giedo van der Garde caused him into an early pitstop. Read more... (324 words, estimated 1:18 mins reading time)
Marussia looks set to begin the 2013 season with the upper hand over its usual rival Caterham.
Since F1′s youngest teams entered the sport in 2010, Caterham has always finished the constructors’ world championship with the lucrative tenth place. That could change this year. Read more... (147 words, estimated 35 secs reading time)
Rookie Max Chilton has admitted he would prefer to have Timo Glock as his teammate in 2013.
Actually, Marussia dispensed with German Glock’s experienced services in favour of a ‘pay driver’ — another rookie in the form of Brazilian Luiz Razia. Read more... (261 words, estimated 1:03 mins reading time)
Luiz Razia, the 2012 GP2 runner-up, admitted he was surprised when on Tuesday Marussia announced Max Chilton as Timo Glock’s 2013 teammate.
The 23-year-old Brazilian told Globo he was a hot contender for the seat until the very last minute. Read more... (190 words, estimated 46 secs reading time)
Marussia have finally confirmed that Max Chilton will be driving for the team in 2013.
Chilton’s drive has been rumoured in the paddock for weeks. The British driver will replace Frenchman Charles Pic who is headed for Caterham.
Caterham have confirmed that they have signed Charles Pic on a multi year contract for the 2013 season onwards.
“It is clear that he is a special talent,” said Caterham’s new team boss Cyril Abiteboul. Read more... (97 words, estimated 23 secs reading time)
Max Chilton is on the cusp of securing a deal to make his F1 debut next year.
The GP2 driver and Briton will on Friday drive Marussia’s 2012 car during initial practice in Abu Dhabi. Beyond that, he is tipped to move into the race seat for 2013. Read more... (113 words, estimated 27 secs reading time)
Max Chilton, the well-backed British GP2 driver who is tipped to make his F1 debut in 2013, will drive Marussia’s 2012 car in first Friday practice ahead of next weekend’s Abu Dhabi grand prix. Read more... (116 words, estimated 28 secs reading time)