According to reports by Reuters, flamboyant billionaire Richard Branson who owns the Virgin Group may be interested in buying over the struggling Honda F1 team from its Japanese owner. The report indicated that Branson had talks with Formula 1 boss Bernie Ecclestone regarding his possible venture and that Ecclestone is backing the move.
This comes after Ecclestone announced that he is trying is very best to get the team onto the grid at the season opener in Melbourne, Australia which is set to kick start March 29th. Thus far Jenson Button and Bruno Senna have been linked to pilot the team. We will bring you the latest updates, stay tuned!