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    Report: Marussia production car hopes dead, F1 team gets new owners
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    Russian media outlet R-Sport reports that sports car maker Marussia Motors has stopped making road cars and its employees in Moscow have "left the company en masse and joined a government-run technical institute." That suggests there won't be an evolution of the Cosworth-powered B2, the firm's ...

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    Report: Marussia F1 team hobbled by trojan horse virus
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    When we think of Formula One, we think of the pinnacle technology - massive operations designed for the sole purpose of building very fast cars. We don't often think of security for all that technology, though. Neither, apparently, did the hapless Marussia F1 team, which lost an entire day of ...

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    Motorsports: Marussia F1 reserve driver Maria De Villota dead at 33
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    Maria De Villota, the 33-year-old, Spanish Formula One driver and current reserve driver for Marussia F1, was found dead in her Seville, Spain hotel room early this morning. Police believe that it was a natural death, although local forensics and homicide units were on the scene to rule out all ...

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    Official: Marussia launches KERS-equipped MR02
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    This is the penultimate car launch of the 2013 season, the Marussia MR02. The fourth car built by the team that was known as Virgin in its first two Formula One seasons is said to be a "comprehensive evolution" of last year's car. Produced under the eye of Pat Symonds, he of The Renault Affair at ...

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    Report: Maria de Villota home from hospital, Marussia to conclude accident caused by "mistakes"
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    Spanish Formula One driver Maria de Villota has been released from the hospital following treatment for injuries sustained from a crash with a support truck during testing early last month. Doctors at La Paz University Hospital in Madrid found de Villota hadn't suffered any neurological damage ...

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    Followup: Marussia rules out mechanical fault in de Villota F1 tragedy
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    Marussia has concluded there was no mechanical failure in the accident that saw Formula One driver Maria de Villota collide with a service truck during testing earlier this month. According to CNN, the F1 race team conducted thorough tests alongside an external forensic company and the UK's ...

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    Followup: F1 driver Maria de Villota loses eye after crash
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    Marussia, the Formula One team of Spanish race car driver Maria de Villota, is reporting that its 32-year-old driver has lost her right eye and remains hospitalized following a bizarre accident at a test event earlier this week. Teammates have described her condition as critical but ...

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    Report: F1 test driver Maria de Villota in life-threatening crash
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    The Washington Post reports Formula One test driver Maria de Villota has been hospitalized with life-threatening injuries after an incident during testing. The 32-year-old Spaniard apparently collided with a team vehicle while testing her Marussia MR-01 at an airfield north of London. It was her ...

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    Report: Valmet working to meet demand for sold-out Marussia B2
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    By all accounts, Marussia is just another exotic automaker hoping to sell a few supercars but just as likely to disappear into obscurity. Except that it hasn't, and may not for some time. Having potentially overextended itself by buying the majority of a Formula One racing team from Virgin, the ...

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    Report: Lotus, Renault and Virgin F1 teams change names for 2012
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    What's in a name? More than you might think, particularly in Formula One where two teams have been fighting for use of the Lotus moniker for a couple of years now. The battle, as you may recall, involves two outfits – neither of them directly owned by Lotus. One is based in Malaysia and ...

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    Marussia Virgin Racing comes back for more with new MVR-02 F1 challenger
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    2011 Marussia Virgin Racing MVR-02 – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Last year, Virgin Racing popped its cherry with the VR-01 that led the team through a lackluster first season, finishing the 2010 Formula One World Championship dead last. The team failed to start one of its cars ...

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    Rumormill: Marussia bringing seven new models to Frankfurt
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    Marussia B2 and B1 Hybrid at the 2009 Frankfurt Motor Show – Click above for high-res image gallery
    If you're going to make it in the exotic supercar business, it helps to have two things: a substantial lineup and an F1 team. The Ferrari case, first of all, goes without saying. McLaren has ...

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    Marussia acquires stake in Virgin Racing F1 team
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    As Red Bull Racing aptly proved this season, you don't need an automaker's backing to rise to the top of the Formula One ladder. Any consumer company with a popular image will do the trick. Virgin has been trying to follow in Red Bull's footsteps with the launch of its own F1 team, but as Richard ...

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    Marussia introduces bold new crossover with sliding doors, narrow greenhouse
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    Marussia F2 – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Allow us to introduce you to the Marussia F2 – a vehicle that's one part mission control, three parts SUV and a dash of Nissan GT-R. The company that brought us the likes of the B2 supercar recently unveiled its new globe-roaming ...

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    Video: Marussia mashup metes out the musical mirth
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    Marussia's Ode to Joy – Click above to watch the video after the break
    We've been smiling for the past 30 minutes, watching this video over and over again. Y'all remember Marussia? We got a nice, upclose look at both the Russian made B1 and B2 at last year's Frankfurt Motor Show. While they ...

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    Video: Marussia shows up on the catwalk, in commercials, and in F1 with Virgin Racing
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    Marussia B1 commercials – Click above to watch video
    Marussia, which was last seen showing a new car and new colors at the Frankfurt Motor Show, has spent the intervening months being quiet and productive. In addition to putting together promotional packages like commercials and rolling ...

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    Frankfurt 2009: Marussia B2 breaks cover, B1 Hybrid shown in new colors
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    Marussia B2 and B1 Hybrid - Click above for high-res image gallery
    When we hear the phrase "Russian Supercar" we initially think of either a turbocharged tank or something made from wallpaper, powered by fictional hubris yet somehow still finished in mirrored chrome. Any of which would come with ...

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    Spy Shots: Marussia B2, is that you?
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    Marussia B2 -- Click above for image gallery
    Marussia released two teasers of its new car, the not-so imaginatively-named B2, last week. What the company neglected to do before that was cover up its cars while they were being transported through Moscow. Someone took pictures of them, apparently ...

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    Marussia, Russia's first supercar headed for international debut at Frankfurt
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    Marussia B2 teaser – Click above for high-res image gallery
    The hybrid Marussia B1 was unveiled last year, and can now be ordered for €100,000 (about $146,000 USD) while it is being prepared for serial production. Two of them will be on display at next week's the Frankfurt Motor Show ...

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    Russian Marussia supercar unveiled
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    Click above for image gallery of the Marussia
    Nikolay Fomenko, who was probably busy enough being a popular singer, television new anchor and theater actor, also found time to become an FIA N-GT champion. And if that wasn't enough to keep this Russian renaissance man busy, he has just launched ...

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