News Details

Mattiacci thought Ferrari job offer was a joke

– Newly appointed Ferrari Team Principal Marco Mattiacci says he thought President Luca di Montezemolo was joking when he gave him the chance to succeed Stefano Domenicali. Domenicali resigned from the team earlier this week and Ferrari announced Mattiacci, who was working as President of Ferrari North America, as his replacement with immediate effect. Mattiacci made his first public appearance as Ferrari's Team Principal in China on Friday and says that he was in New York when he received a phone call from Montezemolo. "I received a call at 5:58 on Friday morning and the chairman Montezemolo was on the phone and told me 'this is my idea'," he said. "I thought that...
Full Story »
11mo ago from GPUpdate.net 0
Share

You May Also Be Interested In...

Di Montezemolo thanks Domenicali, welcomes Mattiacci

Ferrari President Luca di Montezemolo has thanked Stefano Domenicali for...
1y ago from Pitpass.com

Pre-Shanghai analysis - Ferrari hoping for revival...

As Stefano Domenicali’s replacement, Marco Mattiacci, prepared for...
1y ago from Formula1.com

Montezemolo: I have decided to focus on a young...

Marco Mattiacci in the Ferrari hot seat Ferrari President Luca di...
1y ago from GrandPrix247.com

Montezemolo: Mattiacci is going to be at the helm for...

Marco Mattiaci Ferrari president Luca di Montezemolo has played down...
1y ago from GrandPrix247.com

Elsewhere On The Network

Popular On MotoGPToday.com

Espargaro: It was completely a disaster

Pol Espargaro faces an uphill task in the Argentina MotoGP after...
25m ago from Crash.net

Marquez takes pole by over 0.5s at #ArgentinaGP

Repsol Honda’s Marc Marquez stamped his authority on proceedings in Q2...
5h ago from MotoGP.com

MotoGP Argentina: Marquez cruises to pole - ahead of a...

Marc Marquez will star tomorrow’s Argentinian MotoGP race from pole...

Popular On IndyCarToday.com

Penske continues to pace Long Beach practice

There was a new name at the top of the timesheets following the third and...
4h ago from Crash.net

Daly to replace injured Moran Jr.

– American Conor Daly will fill in for Rocky Moran Jr. this weekend...
3h ago from GPUpdate.net

Alesi takes double pole on car racing debut

Giuliano Alesi, the 15-year-old son of former Ferrari Grand Prix star...
1d ago from Motorsport.com

Long Beach: Practice 3 results

Penske continues to pace Long Beach practice Practice 3 times 1. Simon...
4h ago from Crash.net

Popular On TotalWRC.com

Citroën: An endurance rally in Argentina

The Citroën Total Abu Dhabi World Rally Team has conducted extensive...
5h ago from Motorsport.com

Latvala Looking to Bounce Back In Argentina

With the 2015 FIA World Rally Championship entering it's second quarter...
11h ago from TheCheckeredFlag...

Rally Argentina: Event timetable

Complete event timetable for Rally Argentina, the fourth round out of 13...
1d ago from Crash.net

Lappi heads Skoda WRC 2 challenge

European champion Esapekka Lappi will step up to head the Czech...
1d ago from WRC.com

Popular On GunnersToday.com

Live Commentary: Arsenal vs. Reading

Welcome to Sports Mole's live text coverage of the FA Cup semi-final...
8h ago from SportsMole.co.uk

Arsenal player ratings vs Reading: Alexis Sanchez the...

Arsenal are through to the FA Cup final after a nervy victory against...
4h ago from CaughtOffside.com

Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Özil excel in Arsenal's...

Some football fans may feel that the FA Cup semi finals should not be...
2h ago from SportsKeeda.com

Arsene Wenger may think twice about picking second...

Arsene Wenger may think twice about picking second choice keeper Wojciech...
3h ago from DailyMail.co.uk

Comments

comments powered by Disqus

Hottest News

Too many troubles for McLaren-Honda – Alonso

Fernando Alonso admits that, McLaren-Honda had... Read More »
2h ago from ThisIsF1.com

Rumours linking Hamilton move to Ferrari

The long-delayed deal is still not done,... Read More »
15h ago from ThisIsF1.com

Hamilton storms to pole position – qualifying report

Lewis Hamilton claimed what would turn out to be... Read More »
7h ago from FormulaSpy.com

Recent News

2014 GPToday.com
GPToday.com is not responsible for the news headlines and associated descriptions and images it indexes, the content of externally linked sites or the comments & postings of its users.

This website is unofficial and is not associated in any way with the Formula One group of companies. F1, FORMULA ONE, FORMULA 1, FIA FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP, GRAND PRIX and related marks are trade marks of Formula One Licensing B.V.