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

Opinion: Yamaha's engine failures a recurring issue

Yamaha suffered two high-profile engine blow-ups during the most recent...
4h ago from Motorsport.com

Lorenzo and Marquez’s Mugello lucky escape

Both Jorge Lorenzo and Marc Marquez were lucky to get away with a huge...

Yamaha boss Jarvis admits Pedrosa deal was ‘at...

Yamaha MotoGP boss Lin Jarvis has admitted that they were at an advanced...
11h ago from MotorcycleNews.c...

Mugello Expert Opinion: Casey Stoner

Without doubt Andrea Iannone and the Desmosedici GP had the pace to run...

Popular On IndyCarToday.com

INDY 500: Win moves Rossi into championship contention

The winner of the epic 100th Indy 500 didn't need to sober up for Monday...
2h ago from Racer.com

INDY 500: Rossi had 'no idea' about ovals - Andretti

Shock Indianapolis 500 winner Alexander Rossi had "no idea"...
3h ago from Racer.com

James Hinchcliffe takes 7th place at Indianapolis 500

Toronto’s James Hinchcliffe earned a hard-fought, seventh-place finish...
5h ago from Motorsport.com

Video: 100th Indianapolis 500 timelapse

No description available...
5h ago from GPUpdate.net

Popular On TotalWRC.com

Available now: WRC Regroup podcast

New edition available to download
6h ago from WRC.com

Semi-finals for Volkswagen RX Sweden at Lydden Hill

Johan Kristoffersson and Anton Marklund once again proved the pace of the...
20h ago from Motorsport.com

Lydden WRX: Ekstrom snatches win from Solberg in finals

Championship leader Mattias Ekstrom made it three victories from the first...
1d ago from Motorsport.com

Lydden WRX: Solberg leads Day 1 as Loeb hits trouble

Reigning World Rallycross Champion Petter Solberg leads the way after the...
2d ago from Motorsport.com

Popular On GunnersToday.com

UEFA reveals the hottest talents ahead of Euro 2016...

JAMES MILNER has been rated as one of the top players in Europe according...
45m ago from Express.co.uk

Benched Arsenal star targeted by Turkish giants

Though David Ospina was allowed to keep his jersey at the Emirates this...
2h ago from CaughtOffside.com

Crowley: I'm not yet ready for the Premier League

Dan Crowley says he's eager to gain more experience on loan next season...
8h ago from News.ArseBlog.com

Arsecast Extra Episode 125 – 30.05.2016

Welcome to another Arsecast Extra, the Arsenal podcast, with myself and...
6h ago from Arseblog.com

Comments

Hottest News

REVIEW: Top Gear 2016 – Refreshing Reboot or Glory...

After months of anticipation, rumours and quite a... Read More »
2h ago from Ultra-GP.com

Ricciardo: I m not sure where to go from here

Daniel Ricciardo says Red Bull Racing cannot... Read More »
9h ago from Crash.net

Where now for Ricciardo

Though his options are limited, Daniel Ricciardo... Read More »
8h ago from Pitpass.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.