Manor team principal John Booth is hoping it will get out on track for the Malaysian Grand Prix after failing to do so at the Australian Grand Prix season opener.

Despite a mighty effort to get the cars to Melbourne for the opening round just a month after coming out of administration, issues in getting the machines up to scratch with software would prevent them from getting on track at all.

Nonetheless, Booth is confident the two week break between events has allowed the team to get the cars into a position to participate in the event as normal.

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"After the disappointment of not meeting our objectives in Australia, we head to Malaysia this week hoping for a more typical race weekend. We headed back to the UK to regroup technically and bolster the work we had completed in the field in Melbourne, and as a result we are in a different position to the one we were in two weeks ago.

"Again, the rate at which we are progressing, when one takes into account our circumstances pre-season, is very impressive and everyone in the team is to be commended on a huge continued effort.

"Sepang always throws up its own unique challenges, thanks to the combination of fierce heat and a well-timed downpour, but we look forward to debuting the car and our two young drivers and to finally start getting down to business on the racetrack."

Manor F1 was initially investigated by stewards for its failure to get out on track, but was later cleared of any wrongdoing and not given a punishment.