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Monday, March 6, 2017

Manor F1 team are officially out of 2017 season

Sad news for Manor #F1 racing fans at http://www.LiveF1chat.com/fan/Manor today.

Manor Formula 1 team rescue hopes end as 2017 FIA entry withdrawn - Autosport has learned that Manor's chief Stephen Fitzpatrick has written to the FIA to notify it officially that his team was withdrawing from the F1 championship.


There's a great article here in Motorsport on why #F1 needs the smaller teams - https://motorsport.clickon.co/2017/02/07/formula-1-will-miss-manor-racing/

Its especially hard on younger drivers like Jordan King "For everybody in my position as a young driver, it becomes a lot harder when the grid shrinks."


There are some discussions about Chinese backers coming in......so of course there is still a chance they'll be back in 2018.....unfortunately #F1 has always been a rich mans sport and that's unlikely to change anytime soon :(

- http://www.LiveF1chat.com/dean.collins

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