Lowdon on the ascent of Virgin Racing

Lowdon on the ascent of Virgin Racing

The 2010 season was a tough introduction to Formula 1 for Virgin Racing, but the team's president Graeme Lowdon is convinced that things are moving forward. He shared his thoughts on the team's future with Jonathan Noble

Virgin Racing openly admits that it endured something of a baptism of fire during its debut campaign in 2010.

Having vowed to go about things differently through its choice of a CFD-only car design, the team did little to quieten the sceptics on the back of a front wing failure in testing, endless hydraulic dramas and then the famous fuel tank issue.

To continue reading this feature...

You must have an AUTOSPORT+ subscription. Prices start from just $1.50 per week and give you full unrestriced access to all news and features. View package options? Magazine subscriber?


from just $1.50 per week

  • Get unlimited access to AUTOSPORT with news and views from the paddock
  • Enjoy AUTOSPORT+: subscriber-only analysis, comment and top-quality pictures
  • Explore every F1 stat in the world’s best motorsport database

Pay as you go

Read this feature right now for just