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Why Allison did not want to become "an old embarrassment" to Mercedes

Ian Parkes Friday 23 April 2021 17:04 James Allison has explained his reasoning for switching roles inside Mercedes and how close he came to simply 'stepping away to his sofa as a punter'. Mercedes recently announced Allison would be stepping down from his position as technical director and taking on the post of chief technical officer from July 1, which involves more longer-term strategic planning. Article continues under video Allison will be replaced as TD by current technology director Mike Elliott, who was previously head of aerodynamics for five years after joining the team from McLaren in 2012. Allison, who only joined Mercedes in 2017, has revealed "a decision arrived pretty...
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