The team is a tie-up between Manor Motorsport and Wirth Research. Manor Motorsport boss John Booth is the team principal and former Simtek team owner Nick Wirth will be the technical director.They will use engines supplied by Cosworth. Manor Motorsport are best known as a Formula Three team, currently running in the Formula Three Euroseries. The team will be run from its headquarters in Dinnington, South Yorkshire, while Wirth Research will design, develop and build the cars from its base in Bicester. FIA chief Max Mosley was a former shareholder in Nick Wirth's failed Simtek team, and Wirth has been involved in developing other FIA projects. Manor's car for 2010 will be the first F1 car designed entirely using CFD computer simulation technology.