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Marussia named on revised 2015 entry list

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Marussia has been included on the revised 2015 entry list under the name Manor Marussia F1 Team, subject to compliance with this year's regulations.

Marussia fell into administration last October and auctioned assets off last year. However, with new backers in place hoping to revive the team, it exited administration on February 19 and last week named Will Stevens as one of its two drivers for the 2015 season, saying it was making "huge strides" towards a return to the grid.

That was confirmed on Friday when the FIA released a revised entry list which included Manor Grand Prix Racing Ltd, confirming the team will incorporate the Marussia named into its 2015 name. The list confirms Ferrari will continue to power the outfit this year and names Stevens as one driver, with the other listed as 'To Be Announced'.

Despite racing for Caterham at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, Stevens' place at the team is "subject to holding a superlicence."

Earlier this month the F1 Strategy Group scotched Marussia's plans to return to the grid this year with a 2014 car. However, the team could run an updated version of last year's car - including a new nose as per the regulations.

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