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By Joey Barnes, Editor-in-Chief Alexander Wurz has turned down the opportunity to become Manor F1’s team principal, according to reports. The former F1 driver was approached by owner Stephen Fitzpatrick about the role following the announcement that team boss John Booth and sporting director Graeme Lowdon will depart Manor after this season. Wurz recently announced his retirement from racing, a career that will end after this weekend’s World Endurance Championship round in Bahrain. “After a period of consideration, I have informed Stephen Fitzpatrick that I have taken the decision notRead More
Manor F1 sporting director Graeme Lowdon recently gave some indication that the team may choose to finish the season without a new car, saying that a decision will be made in the “next few weeks.” The team entered this season with a 2014 car modified to fit this season’s regulations. Rumors swirled at the possibly Manor F1 could bring a new 2015 car to the Belgian Grand Prix, but following a recent interview with the media Lowdon has stated the possibility to do otherwise: “I think over the next fewRead More
Roberto Merhi
The Manor F1 Team confirms that current driver Roberto Merhi is in no danger of losing his seat following the signing of Fabio Leimer for the reserve driver role. Leimer, the 2013 GP2 champion, was signed last week following the arrival of former Mercedes technical director Bob Bell, who was brought on as a team consultant for the remainder of the season. Merhi’s contract has been confirmed on a race-by-race basis since the Spanish Grand Prix, while teammate Will Stevens’ deal is through the end of the year. Graeme Lowdon,Read More