Sun: Marussia, STR, Force India

Date published: October 6 2013 - Editor

Force India and Toro Rosso both failed to reach the chequered flag in Korea, joining Marussia at the back of the pack…

Force India and Toro Rosso both failed to reach the chequered flag in Korea, joining Marussia at the back of the pack…

Marussia:
Jules Bianchi: “I was hoping to be able to have a good fight with the Caterhams today and despite the setback of the grid penalty I was in a good position after the first couple of corners of the opening lap. It wasn’t too long before we had to focus our efforts on tyre management and the first two stints were pretty tough as we were not able to push. In the third stint, when there was less to lose, we could give it more of a shot but it was not enough to try to take a position from them. We have a tough job on our hands in these next five races and it will require every bit of our focus and concentration, but we know what we have to do and everyone is working very hard for that. My thanks to the Team as it is not just tough in the cockpit!”

Max Chilton: “Overall, a good Team result today as we achieved the right outcome for our bigger picture. I think we were lacking a little in terms of our expected race pace but also we were unable to really push because of the need to manage our way through each stint with the tyres. The opening lap mel