Marussia MR03

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Marussia MR03
Jules Bianchi Bahreïn 2014.jpg
Category Formula One
Constructor Marussia F1
Predecessor Marussia MR02
Technical specifications[1]
Chassis Carbon-fibre composite
Suspension (front) Carbon-fibre wishbone and pushrod suspension elements operating inboard torsion bar and damper system
Suspension (rear) Carbon-fibre wishbone and pullrod suspension elements operating inboard torsion bar and damper system
Engine Ferrari 059/3 1.6 L (98 cu in) V6, turbo
Transmission 8 speed gearbox
Weight 692kg
Fuel Shell
Tyres Pirelli P Zero (dry), Cinturato (wet)
Competition history
Notable entrants Marussia F1 Team
Notable drivers 4. United Kingdom Max Chilton[2]
17. France Jules Bianchi[3]
Debut 2014 Australian Grand Prix
Races Wins Poles Fastest laps
11 0 0 0

The Marussia MR03 is a Formula One racing car designed by Marussia F1 to compete in the 2014 Formula One season.[4] It will be driven by Jules Bianchi and Max Chilton, both of whom return to the team for a second season.[2][3] The MR03 will be the first car designed by Marussia to use an engine built by Ferrari,[5] the 059/3.[6] Jules Bianchi recorded his and Marussia's first points ever in Formula One, at the Monaco Grand Prix, in the MR03.

Complete Formula One results[edit]

(key) (results in bold indicate pole position; results in italics indicate fastest lap)

Year Entrant Engine Tyres Drivers Grands Prix Points WCC
AUS MAL BHR CHN ESP MON CAN AUT GBR GER HUN BEL ITA SIN JPN RUS USA BRA ABU
2014 Marussia F1 Team Ferrari 059/3 P
Max Chilton 13 15 13 19 19 14 Ret 17 16 17 16 2* 9th*
Jules Bianchi NC1 Ret 16 17 18 9 Ret 15 14 15 15

Driver failed to finish the race, but was classified as they had completed greater than 90% of the race distance.
* Season in progress.

  Teams and drivers score double points at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix
Notes
  • ^1  — Jules Bianchi did not complete 90% of the race distance, and therefore is not classified as a finisher in the official results.

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.f1technical.net/f1db/cars/1014/marussia-mr03
  2. ^ a b Tremayne, Sam; Straw, Edd (11 January 2014). "Max Chilton retains Marussia seat for 2014 Formula 1 season". Autosport.com (Haymarket Publications). Retrieved 11 January 2014. "Max Chilton will line up alongside Jules Bianchi again in 2014, after Marussia confirmed it will retain the Briton for a second year, making the announcement at AUTOSPORT International" 
  3. ^ a b "Jules Bianchi will remain with the Marussia Formula 1 team for 2014". Autosport.com (Haymarket Publications). 3 October 2013. Retrieved 3 October 2013. 
  4. ^ "Marussia_F1Team". @Marussia_F1Team. Twitter, Inc. 15 January 2014. Retrieved 16 January 2014. "Great to see @Jules_Bianchi in the house today, eyeing up the new #MR03. We said "smile" & @Rory_f1 kindly obliged!" 
  5. ^ "Marussia gets Ferrari engines for 2014". Autosport.com (Haymarket Publications). 16 July 2013. Retrieved 16 July 2013. 
  6. ^ "Presentation of the new Ferrari power unit". ferrari.com. Scuderia Ferrari. 20 December 2013. Retrieved 20 December 2013.