Rumours are afoot that a group of Russian investors are reportedly interested in buying into the Virgin Racing outfit.

There are rumours of Russian investment in the Virgin squadGermany’s Auto Motor und Sport is reporting that the prospective investors hark from the country’s automobile industry, although it did not speculate that it could be LADA…

The team is already sponsored by the Russian supercar manufacturer Marussia, which is headed by Nikolai Fomenko, a racing driver and co-presenter of Russia’s Top Gear franchise.

“The F1 project is a leading edge for the marketing of a supercar,” he was recently quoted as saying.

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