Jules Bianchi was signed by the Marussia team after Force India signed Adrian Sutil. It now looks like Marussia will have Ferrari engines in 2014. Fernando Alonso and Jenson Button claim that their respective team cars are off the pace.
The numbers of available drivers for the Marussia F1 Team vacant seat continue to grow. Both Heikki Kovalainen and Vitaly Petrov were teammates with the Caterham team.
Luiz Razia completed the race distance before heading into performance evaluation work.
Former Renault 'crash-gate' conspirator Pat Symonds was allowed to return to Formula One last year, and now he is with the Marussia team.
Nico Hulkenberg has experience with most of the the current engine suppliers. This year he driving for Sauber with Ferrari power.
Just prior to the stat of the Formula One preseason testing, the Marussia F1 Team powered by Cosworth took the cover off their newest car at Circuito de Jerez in Spain.