Manor's hard-earned fairytale story

Manor's hard-earned fairytale story

A year ago, Manor was not just reeling from the aftermath of Jules Bianchi's accident, but about to go bust. Now it has Mercedes engines and a potentially bright future. IAN PARKES hails a deserved fairytale outcome

Exactly a year ago the team formerly known as Marussia was in sporting and financial turmoil, and seemingly already departing through Formula 1's well-travelled exit door.

Twelve months on and the team we now know as Manor is arguably in a healthier state than at any stage since it first entered F1 in 2010.

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