Mar.4 (GMM) Jenson Button has tipped usual F1 backmarker Marussia to take a big step forwards in 2014.
Yet to score a single point in its Marussia or Virgin guises since 2010, the team did finally beat rival Caterham to the coveted tenth place in the constructors' championship last year.And in pre-season testing ahead of the 2014 season, Marussia's new MR03 - powered by a Ferrari 'power unit' for the first time - looks considerably quicker than Caterham's struggling Renault-powered machine.McLaren driver Button is quoted by Brazil's Totalrace: "It's interesting to see how some teams have improved their cars suddenly."There are several teams that are strong at the moment," he added. "Even Marussia -- their car is much better than last year."I think people will be surprised at how they are actually competitive," said Button.
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