Manor confirm Virgin backing
DINNINGTON'S Manor GP will today be rebranded as Virgin Racing as one of four new teams in Formula 1 next season.
The news was confirmed by motor sport's world governing body, the FIA, when they announced the 2010 F1 entry list yesterday
Manor boss John Booth and Virgin chief Richard Branson are due to announce the sponsorship deal today.
Virgin Racing join fellow newcomers Lotus F1 Racing, Campos Meta 1 and US F1 Team in a total of 12 teams.
German driver Timo Glock has already signed to be Manor's lead driver in 2010, while British company Wirth Research will design the cars.