Ferrari agrees to supply Marussia-Manor with old engines

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Ferrari has agreed a deal in principal to supply Manor with its 2014 engines should it reach the grid in 2015, although no contract has been signed.

The team formerly known as Marussia took a step closer to returning to the F1 grid on Thursday as it existed administration following a Company Voluntary Agreement.

Marussia used the Ferrari power unit in its final season of racing, and the Scuderia boss Maurizio Arrivaebene says it has reached an agreement to supply the rebranded team again, should it race in 2015.

“We said yesterday that we are going to supply them with the 2014 engine,” Arrivabene told reporters at the Circuit de Catalunya on Friday.

“There is nothing in writing at the moment, but our answer is yes.”

Manor is currently working to prepare a modified version of its old car ahead of the 2015 season.

This article first appeared on Richland F1 – Image courtesy of Marussia F1 Team 

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