According to the iconic Italian Formula 1 team, Frederic Vasseur of France will take over for Mattia Binotto, who quit last month, as Ferrari’s new sports director on January 1, 2023.
Vasseur left the Alfa Romeo team, which also released a statement announcing his departure, after six years and after taking charge of the company’s cars and leading them to the team’s highest finish in ten years—sixth place in the constructors’ championship—this season. in Ferrari, which results from finishing as the runner-up globally.
Vasseur has more than two decades of experience in the world of motorsport, including a stint as team principal at Renault during the 2016 campaign. “I am honored to assume the leadership of Scuderia Ferrari as team principal. Ferrari has always represented the pinnacle of the world of racing for me.
I look forward to working with the Maranello team to honor the history and legacy of the Scuderia and fulfill our ‘tifosi’ around the world” , declared the 54-year-old sports director who, in addition, He is an aeronautical engineer.