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Wirth Research to fix Virgin Racing fuel problems - Nick Wirth takes full responsibility for the new team's troubles

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Wirth Research to fix Virgin Racing fuel problems
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Welcome to F1Minute, today is the 31st March 2010.

Virgin Racing are still coming to terms with the fact that their fuel tank isn’t large enough to get them to the end of a race, and Nick Wirth has said that his company will take full responsibility for the mistake. Wirth Research supplied the chassis to the team and Nick says: “It’s nothing to do with engine supplier or fuel supplier. What that means is that we are fixing it for the team. We are not charging the team. It’s our responsibility to provide cars that can finish a grand prix. It’s down to us.”

Elsewhere, Jaime Alguersuari isn’t too disappointed in losing out on a points finish in Australia as he says: “Schumacher took away a point, but without realising it he gave me much more. He taught me how to understand better the tyres. If they had been better preserved, I would have done a one-stop strategy and I’m sure I would have been able to secure points.” Talk about learning from the best!

That’s all for now, I’ll be back tomorrow with another F1Minute.