The FIA is looking into admitting a new team into Formula 1. But while gaining an entry is difficult, staying in is even harder.
Virgin finished last again, largely thanks to misfortune in Canada.
Jerome D’Ambrosio was satisfied with his final F1 start for Virgin.
Virgin have announced Charles Pic will race for them in 2012.
Glock was briefly troubled by Daniel Ricciardo on his way to 19th.
The long-standing row over the use of the Lotus name will finally be resolved next year.
In the round-up: Virgin may change their name to Marussia for the 2012 season.
Timo Glock had a gearbox problem in qualifying, then was taken out at the start by Kamui Kobayashi.
Timo Glock spent the race watching the Lotuses drive away from him.
Virgin suffered an unusual problem at Suzuka as their timing information failed during the race.
Glock crashed out after ten laps while wrestling with a damaged car.
Virgin were unable to capitalise on a to surpass HRT.
Timo Glock offered his apologies to Paul di Resta for hitting him at the first corner.
All the stats and facts from the Belgian Grand Prix.
“If I could sneak out a personal best or edge Tonio and the Virgins that would be a strong result.”
Jerome D’Ambrosio caused alarm by spinning in the pits during the race.
Timo Glock announced an extension of his Virgin contract but had little to celebrate in the race.
Timo Glock will continue to drive for Virgin beyond the end of this season, the team has confirmed.
Glock was racing Trulli before the Lotus was sidelined.
Virgin will use McLaren’s wind tunnel, testing rigs and other systems.