News Details

Clock ticking on Leimer's Marussia chance

Fabio Leimer is at F1's crossroads. The reigning GP2 champion missed out on a race seat on this year's grid, but Tages-Anzeiger newspaper says he now has a solid offer on the table. Marussia is offering to make Swiss Leimer, 25, its test and reserve driver with immediate effect. "He could enter right now as a test driver for Marussia," his manager, Sven-Oliver Mangold, confirmed. "It has even been promised that next year he will be one of the regular drivers," Mangold added. He said it will cost Leimer a sponsorship figure in the "low single-digit million range". Therein lies the problem. Until now, Leimer's career has been bankrolled by the wealthy Rainer...
Full Story »
1y ago from GrandPrix.com 0
Share

You May Also Be Interested In...

American driver would be great but not vital - Haas

Gene Haas says it would be "phenomenal" to have an American...
1y ago from TheF1Times.com

Marussia aiming to keep midfield in sight

As F1 heads to possible its most scenic venue of 2014, the Marussia team...
1y ago from Crash.net

Marussia Duo Looking Forward to First Experience of...

The Marussia F1 team will want to put the disappointment of the double...

Marko: Ferrari made absurd Newey offer

– Red Bull advisor Helmut Marko claims Ferrari made "an absurd...
1y ago from GPUpdate.net

Elsewhere On The Network

Popular On MGPToday.com

Video: Valentino Rossi - The Doctor series trailer

Everybody knows Valentino Rossi as an icon of motorcycle racing but what...

Petrucci to make MotoGP return at Le Mans

Danilo Petrucci will make his MotoGP comeback for next weekend's Le Mans...
1h ago from Motorsport.com

Suzuki winglets ‘not a huge improvement’

Suzuki rider Aleix Espargaró has admitted that the GSX-RR’s new front...

Moto3 front-runner Bastianini breaks wrist

Moto3 front-runner Enea Bastianini has broken his wrist in a training...

Popular On IndyCarToday.com

IndyCar: 2017 spec aerokit requires “consensus"

With debate in the IndyCar paddock about whether the series should revert...
23h ago from Motorsport.com

Stefan Wilson confirmed for Indy 500 start

Stefan Wilson will honour his late brother after his entry in the 100th...
2d ago from SpeedCafe.com

Crucial mileage for Brabham ahead of Indy

Pirtek Team Murray rookie Matthew Brabham has completed a successful test...
2d ago from SpeedCafe.com

Brabham set for maiden Indy 500 rookie test

Matthew Brabham will undertake his first official rookie test at Sebring...
2d ago from SpeedCafe.com

Popular On TotalWRC.com

New Zealand APRC: Kreim heads Gill in Team MRF 1-2...

Fabian Kreim headed teammate Gaurav Gill at the end of the opening day of...
2h ago from Motorsport.com

Funding restored for Rally Australia

The Coffs Harbour City Council has reversed its controversial decision to...
14h ago from Motorsport.com

Argentina WRC: Motorsport.com's driver ratings

In Rally Argentina, Hayden Paddon delivered a long-awaited non-VW victory...
22h ago from Motorsport.com

Østberg wants more from his Fiesta RS

Norwegian acknowledges something is missing
22h ago from WRC.com

Popular On GunnersToday.com

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger told: It's time to quit

GETTY TIME TO GO: Arsene Wenger has been told to step aside by Charlie...
1h ago from DailyStar.co.uk

You are the Ref No370: Alexis Sánchez

Click to enlarge, and debate the strip below the line. Keith Hackett’s...
5h ago from TheGuardian.com

Arsene Wenger hits out at Arsenal fans in press...

GETTY RANT: Wenger isn't happy with Arsenal fans Supporters organisations...
4h ago from DailyStar.co.uk

Man United plot move for Leicester ace: This would be...

GETTY TARGET: There's a feeding frenzy for one of the players of the year...
9h ago from DailyStar.co.uk

Comments

Hottest News

Rosberg quickest in dramatic opening session – FP1...

Russian Grand Prix – Nico Rosberg was fastest... Read More »
5h ago from FormulaSpy.com

Russian GP FP2 Results

Practice results Formula 1 2016 – Russian... Read More »
1h ago from ThisIsF1.com

Recent News

2014 GPToday.com
GPToday.com is not responsible for the news headlines and associated descriptions and images it indexes, the content of externally linked sites or the comments & postings of its users.

This website is unofficial and is not associated in any way with the Formula One group of companies. F1, FORMULA ONE, FORMULA 1, FIA FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP, GRAND PRIX and related marks are trade marks of Formula One Licensing B.V.