Booth on Virgin's blossoming F1 future
There is lot happening at Virgin right now: a factory move; a massive car upgrade and the integration of McLaren's technical assistance. Team prinicipal John Booth rings the changes in this exclusive interview and details his hopes for climbing the grid in 2012
Virgin Racing had some tough decisions to make this year in the wake of a disappointing start to the campaign, where its car had not delivered the step forward in form that everyone within the outfit had hoped for.
Its struggles culminated in the decision to make a pretty major overhaul of its design structure – with technical chief Nick Wirth leaving the operation and the team putting in place a partnership with McLaren.
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