Date: 6th March 2015 at 8:47am
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Manor Marussia will be on the grid in Australia after passing the necessary crash tests.

After former Marussia owner Andrey Cheglakov withdrew his support in October, the team missed the final three races of the 2014 Formula One World Championship and slipped into administration.

Manor Marussia came out of administration via a Company Voluntary Arrangement two weeks ago and the Dinnington based team immediately announced their intention to make the grid for the Australian Grand Prix, despite missing all three winter tests.

Manor Marussia will race a modified 2014 car, which meets all of the new 2015 regulations.

This includes dropping the front of the chassis by 5cm and a new nose cone to meet new dimensional rules and new impact tests.

Those crash tests took place on Thursday and according to the team were passed with no issues.

The team tweeted: ‘Well done team! That’s it – we’re all set for Melbourne.’