This weekend in China the new Team Principal of Ferrari, Marco Mattiacci, will be in charge for the first time. In promoting Mattiacci, the company is taking something of a gamble on one level, as he has very limited knowledge of Formula 1; it’s culture and the complex, difficult people who populate its higher echelons.
Stefano Domenicali has resigned as Ferrari team principal – to be replaced by a Formula One novice. The new man is 42-year-old Marco Mattiacci.
Stefano Domenicali quits Ferrari: Drastic change after dreadful start to the F1 season – but will things improve?
The news that Stefano Domenicali has stepped down as Ferrari team principal is less of a surprise than the timing of what is said to have been his decision. The Scuderia have had a tough start to the season and could manage no better than ninth and 10th places in the recent Bahrain Grand Prix, which was attended by the team president, Luca di Montezemolo, but Domenicali had been expected to see out the year at the very least.
Stefano Domenicali has resigned from his position as team principal of the Ferrari Formula One team with immediate effect. The Italian had been in his role since 2008, winning one constructors’ title but failing to secure the drivers’ crown despite several near misses. He will be replaced by Marco Mattiacci
Stefano Domenicali has resigned as Team Principal of Ferrari in the wake of the team’s poor start to the 2014 season. He will be replaced by Marco Mattiaci, the former head of Ferrari USA. But the background to the story is not quite as many will imagine
Maranello, 11 April — President Luca di Montezemolo with mayor Lucia Bursi opened the new Museo Ferrari building. In the museum has started the ‘California Dreaming’ exhibition, celebrating 60 years of Ferrari presence in the USA and the Ferrari California, from the first edition to the T unveiled this year in Geneva. A lot of unique cars are shown, from the 375 driven by Alberto Ascari at the 1952 Indianapolis 500 to the cars used in many Hollywood movies.
Sydney, 11 April – The highlights from Friday at the Sydney’s Ferrari Racing Days. On the track the owners for the Corso Piloti Around the World but also the cars from XX Programmes, Formula 1 Clienti and the 458 Evo of the Ferrari Challenge APAC that are getting ready for round 2 of the championship.
For this 3rd stage, which saw the cars participating in the Tour Auto drive from Mulhouse to Aix les Bains, our Ferrari dealership Charles Pozzi gave us the chance to experience being on board a legendary classic racing Ferrari, a 1977 Group IV Ferrari 308 GTB. Enjoy the sights and sounds!
Marussia finished 10th in the Constructors’ World Championship last year and hoped that this year a new Ferrari engine would help to lift its performance into the midfield. There have been flashes of potential but thus far it has not proved to be the case and after the first three races of the year, Marussia […]
Professor Romano Prodi gave a lecture to Ferrari’s management late yesterday afternoon in Maranello as part of the company’s continuing education policy. In the course of his address, Professor Prodi provided a broad-ranging yet detailed overview of the economic scenarios in several nations to provide an insight into how growth may evolve over the coming months. Nell’ambito delle iniziative legate alla formazione continua per il management della Ferrari ieri nel tardo pomeriggio si è svolta Maranello una lezione del professor Romano Prodi che ha tratteggiato un quadro ampio e dettagliato sugli scenari economici nei diversi Paesi del mondo dando una visione sulle possibili evoluzioni di crescita per i prossimi mesi.
Lewis Hamilton ended the first in-season test of the season almost 1.5 seconds clear of his rivals as Ferrari were forced to call an early halt to their final day with a damaged chassis. Mercedes spent the day tyre testing for Pirelli and Hamilton’s best time came in the morning session when he posted a lap of 1:36.164. That was good enough to stand for the rest of the day, with Toro Rosso’s Jean-Eric Vergne second with a lap of 1:35.557
Michael Schumacher latest news: Jean Alesi says F1 star showed signs of improvement during a recent hospital visit