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Lowdon still fighting for former Marussia team

The Marussia F1 team may have already ceased to exist after the administrator opted to pull the plug on the team.

But for the teams former President and Sporting Director Graeme Lowdon, the fight to save the team in some guise is far from over.

He believes that interest from potential investors remains and whilst that hope is still there he hasn't given up on trying to save the team and the 200 jobs that are at stake at the Banbury factory.

The former team had already submitted their entry into Formula One for 2015 under the name Manor F1 and the teams development of a new chassis was still on schedule right up until the factory doors were locked by the administrator.

“I don’t feel like there’s no way back. We’re very competitive people and we’ll keep fighting until there’s absolutely no chance at all. Lowdon told Sky Sports.

“At the moment there’s still very much a chance that we can compete in 2015 and beyond and indeed in Abu Dhabi.

“It’s been a very busy weekend; we’ve worked very closely with Geoff Rowley, the administrator. I think we owe it to all of the guys who’ve helped get us here, the fans, our drivers including Jules [Bianchi]; we owe it everybody to try everything we can to ensure that this team continues.”









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Writer: Red5 Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday November 11 2014

Time: 10:00AM

 

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