News Details

Mattiacci: I thought the call from Montezemolo was a late April Fool's joke

Mattiacci: I thought the call from Montezemolo was a late April Fool's joke 18 April, 2014 Ferrari's new team principal, the hitherto virtually unknown Marco Mattiacci revealed to media in Shanghai that he thought Luca di Montezemolo's offer to lead the legendary Maranello outfit was a belated April Fool's joke, and also explained the reason he has been wearing dark sunglasses throughout his first day on the job is simply because he has not slept for four days. Speaking to journalists in Shanghai Mattiacci revealed, 'I received a call at 5.58 on [last] Friday morning. The chairman Montezemolo was on the phone and told me, ‘This is my idea' and I thought that April Fool was already...
Full Story »
3y ago from GrandPrix247.com 0
Share

You May Also Be Interested In...

Mattiacci motivated to succeed

Ferrari's little-known new Team Principal Marco Mattiacci has revealed he...
3y ago from SkySports.com

Mattiacci: 'I got a call and thought it was a joke'

Ferrari's new team principal Marco Mattiacci - a relative unknown in the...
3y ago from TheF1Times.com

Alonso: New boss Mattiacci needs time

– Fernando Alonso is hoping that Marco Mattiacci will be given...
3y ago from GPUpdate.net

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

Marco Mattiaci Ferrari president Luca di Montezemolo has played down...
3y ago from GrandPrix247.com

Elsewhere On The Network

Popular On MGPToday.com

Valencia MotoGP test: Yamaha have a lot of work do,...

Rossi believes Yamaha have got to come up with something new to fix their...
4d ago from BikeSportNews.com

Redding ‘expected easier switch’ to Aprilia at...

Redding spent two days getting used to Aprilia's MotoGP RS-GP but admits...
3d ago from BikeSportNews.com

Valencia MotoGP test: 2018 RC213V ‘special'...

Crutchlow, Marquez and Pedrosa got a brand new RC213V for the Valencia...
5d ago from BikeSportNews.com

Valencia MotoGP test: Yamaha use seven M1s to choose...

Yamaha had seven YZR-M1s in their works garage on day one of MotoGP...
5d ago from BikeSportNews.com

Popular On IndyCarToday.com

Patrick to close career with Daytona, Indy in 2018

Danica Patrick broke down in tears as she confirmed 2017 was her last...
2d ago from Racer.com

Ganassi confirms Daytona, Indy talks with Patrick

Michael Andretti, Bobby Rahal and Roger Penske aren't interested in...
2d ago from Racer.com

Rahal confident Patrick can star again at Indy

Danica Patrick's first IndyCar team owner is confident the NASCAR star...
2d ago from Racer.com

Shank exploring Schmidt IndyCar pairing, Acura...

Michael Shank Racing could announce a dual Honda/Acura program next month...
2d ago from Racer.com

Popular On TotalWRC.com

Tanak admits he lost title shot chasing wins

Toyota-bound M-Sport driver Ott Tanak has admitted focusing too much on...
1h ago from EuroSport.com

Double top for Tänak!

Double top for Tänak! Ott Tänak rounded off his most successful WRC...
4h ago from WRC.com

Thierry Neuville signs off WRC season with Rally...

Thierry Neuville signed off the World Rally Championship 2017 season with...

Sunday in Australia: Neuville secures fourth win

Sunday in Australia:Neuville secures fourth win Thierry Neuville clinched...
1d ago from WRC.com

Popular On GunnersToday.com

So Tottenham, are you contenders or underdogs?

The north London derby is still dominating the agenda. Mail us at...
2h ago from Football365.com

Arsenal: Mustafi labels Ozil critics as ‘stupid'

Shkodran Mustafi has hit out at critics of his Germany and Arsenal...
2h ago from Football365.com

‘What Little told me about Montemurro’

Team-mates for both club and country, Kim Little has told Emma Mitchell...
1h ago from Arsenal.com

Quiz! How many of the 82 goalscorers from north London...

Published 6 hours ago Arsenal vs Spurs is a fixture that usually delivers...
3h ago from FourFourTwo.com

Comments

Hottest News

A strange Formula 1 barn find

We're not sure what the story is behind these... Read More »
4h ago from F1i.com

WATCH: Alonso rates 2018 rivals

Fernando Alonso has made a bold prediction of how... Read More »
4h ago from SkySports.com

Hamilton leaves Verstappen ‘perplexed’

Max Verstappen says Lewis Hamilton's off-track... Read More »
9h ago from ThisIsF1.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.