Christian Horner Binotto: “Well achieved” / Formula 1

Red Bull Racing workforce principal Christian Horner discusses the change on the helm at Ferrari and why he regrets Mattia Binotto leaving the Maranello-based Scuderia.


Starting this yr, a brand new man will likely be on the helm of the Ferrari workforce: Fred Wasser has taken over the baton from Mattia Binotto, who has been the boss of the Ferrari workforce since January 2019. The Italian has made progress with the world’s oldest GP racing workforce, however the large objective of a world title final yr fell brief.

The Scuderia from Maranello had a robust GP automotive and had two stable drivers on board, Charles Leclerc and Carlos Sainz. But too many dangerous selections when it comes to technique, errors in pit stops, in addition to driving errors ensured that Red Bull Racing had a transparent lead on the finish.

In Wasser, the Reds secured the providers of an skilled workforce supervisor. The Frenchman has labored at Sauber Motorsport as workforce principal and workforce principal at Alfa Romeo since July 2017, having taken the reins of the Renault works workforce final yr.

Colleagues of the 54-year-old engineer need to know what Wasser will do as Ferrari workforce boss. Red Bull Racing workforce principal Christian Horner defined to Motor Sport Magazine: “It will likely be fascinating to see if he’s as involved concerning the upcoming conferences at Sauber.”

“He is a really succesful man,” says the British choose, who additionally has excessive regard for Wasser’s predecessor. “I really feel sorry for Mattia as a result of he did a very good job. It was a giant step final yr and it should be troublesome for him after an extended profession at Ferrari,” he stated of the Italian’s departure.

Formula 1 2023

February 3: Red Bull Racing in New York
February 06: Williams Online (reside solely)
February 7: Alfa Romeo Racing in Zurich
February 11: AlphaTauri in New York (Live Only)
February 13: McLaren at Woking
February 13: Aston Martin at Silverstone
February 14: Ferrari at Maranello
February 15: Mercedes at Silverstone
February 16: Alpine in London

winter check
February 23-25: Bahrain International Circuit

Formula 1 World Championship calendar
05.03. Bahrain GP, ​​Bahrain International Circuit, Sahir
19.03 Saudi Arabian GP, ​​Jeddah Corniche Circuit, Jeddah
02.04. Australian GP, ​​Albert Park Circuit, Melbourne
04/30 Azerbaijan GP, ​​Baku City Circle, Baku*
07.05. Miami GP, Miami International Speedway, Miami
21.05 Emilia Romagna GP, Autodromo Enzo and Dino Ferrari, Imola
28.05 Monaco GP, Circuit de Monaco, Monte Carlo
04.06. Spanish GP, Circuit de Barcelona-Catalonia, Montmelo
18.06 The Canadian Doctor, Circuit Gilles Villeneuve, Montreal
02.07. Austrian GP, ​​Red Bull Ring, Spielberg*
09.07. British GP, Silverstone Circuit, Silverstone
23.07. Hungarian GP, ​​Hungary, Budapest
07/30 Belgian GP, ​​Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps, Spa*
27.08 Netherlands GP, Circuit Zandvoort, Zandvoort
03.09. Italian GP, ​​Autodromo Nazionale di Monza, Monza
17.09 Singapore GP, Marina Bay Street Circuit, Singapore
24.09 Japan GP, ​​Suzuka International Racing Course, Suzuka
08.10. Qatar GP, Losail International Circuit, Doha*
22.10. Austin GP, ​​Circuit of the Americas, Austin*
29.10. Mexican GP, ​​Autodromo Herman Rodriguez, Mexico City
05.11. Brazilian GP, ​​Autodromo José Carlos Pace, Interlagos*
18.11. Las Vegas GP, Las Vegas Street Circuit, Las Vegas
26.11 Abu Dhabi GP, Yas Marina Circuit, Yas Island

* Sprint format


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