Ferrari believed in it. This season, the Scuderia finally seemed to have the right car to win its first title since 2007. In the end, the Italian team managed to ruin everything with questionable tactical choices and major errors. Result, Mattia Binotto was pushed at the start and replaced by Frédéric Vasseur. Back to the Ferrari revolution.
After having overused the end of the 2021 season to bet everything on 2022, Ferrari seemed to have made the right choice. And for good reason, the Scuderia kicked off the year perfectly and had the best single-seater on the grid. Everything seemed to be in place so that the Italian team could finally regain a title after which it has been chasing since 2007. But that was without counting on Red Bull who was late in order to allow Max Verstappen to finally win the title quite quietly. Nevertheless, the Dutch driver was also able to count on certain risky choices by Ferrari which cost dearly Charles Leclerc. A situation that has generated a large revolution internally.
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Mattia Binotto steps down
Therefore Mattia Binotto, widely singled out in recent months, was initially pushed. » With the regret that implies, I have decided to put an end to my collaboration with Ferrari. I am leaving a company that I love, of which I have been a part for 28 years, with the serenity provided by the conviction of having done everything possible to achieve the objectives set. I am leaving a united and growing team. A strong team, ready, I am sure, to achieve the highest goals, to which I wish the best for the future. I believe it is right to take this step, even though this decision was difficult for me. I would like to thank all the people in sports management who have shared this path with me, made of difficulties but also of great satisfaction. “, he explained in the press release. Ferrari End of november.
Frederic Vasseur is coming!
And it’s Frederic Vasseur who replaces him! Stable boss Alfa Romeo since 2017, the French will therefore have the heavy task of relaunching Ferrari towards the peaks. » I am very happy and honored to take over the management of Scuderia Ferrari as Team Principal. For me, a lifelong motorsport enthusiast, Ferrari has always been the pinnacle of the racing world. I look forward to working with the talented and passionate team at Maranello, honoring the history and legacy of the Scuderia and delivering results for our fans around the world. “Assured Vasseur after the announcement of his arrival at Ferrari.