Replaces Top Controls, John Booth as New Virgin F1 team principal

Alex Tai, who was exposed as team principal of Virgin Racing immediately last month, has had a short-lived occupation in F1 with the team enlightening that Manor’s creator John Booth will be replacing him. Virgin race have told that the shuffle was part of the intended development of the team and that Tai will be recurring to Virgin so that he can carry on his passion for new ventures. Tai himself has backed this declaration by proverb that he is looking onward to moving onto new projects within Virgin.

The Virgin Racing’s chairman Etienne de Villiers told: John’s inspiring racing pedigree and standing is further than question in the dangerous role of team principal.

John Booth will be joined by Graeme Lowdon as CEO who before held the place of Director of Racing. He was one of the founder of the original Manor GP team and a key designer of its victorious configuration last year.


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