F1 »

Mattiacci defensive over Ferrari changes

Marco Mattiacci says Ferrari doesn't need to make public any changes that happen at the team as it looks to rebuild for 2015
Marco Mattiacci says Ferrari doesn't need to make public any changes that happen at the team as it looks to rebuild for 2015.

Ferrari has been unable to match Mercedes under the new regulations in 2014, with Red Bull also pulling clear in second place in the constructors' championship. Mattiacci took over as team principal from Stefano Domenicali following the Bahrain Grand Prix this season and confirmed he is instigating changes but says he will not be making the details of them public.

“We don't have to make any announcements,” Mattiacci said. “The best announcements are results; that is the best announcements that a team can make. We definitely are working to improve because [on Sunday] we were sixth. On the other side of the coin we are not happy to be sixth.

“The weekend was bittersweet; a lot of emotion, a lot of positive things, but we are not happy with sixth. So from here we need to prepare a different team for 2015. So do we need to do an announcement? No. Do we need to do continuous improvement? Yes. That is our position, so we don't have to make any announcement at the moment.”

When questions on the future of Luca Marmorini – with the head of engine and electronics rumoured to be on the way out at the team – Mattiaccci declined to comment.

“Nobody on our side announced what you just said. I don't want to point to any individual … we are redesigning the team and reinforcing the team. So that's all I can say. I don't make comments about individuals.”


Tagged as: Ferrari , Marco Mattiacci

Related Pictures

Click on relevant pic to enlarge
04.07.2014 - Qualifying, Marco Mattiacci (ITA) Team Principal, Scuderia Ferrari
01.05.2016 - Race, Celebration, 1st position Nico Rosberg (GER) Mercedes AMG F1 W07 Hybrid and 2nd position Lewis Hamilton (GBR) Mercedes AMG F1 W07 Hybrid
01.05.2016 - Race, Celebration, 1st position Nico Rosberg (GER) Mercedes AMG F1 W07 Hybrid and 2nd position Lewis Hamilton (GBR) Mercedes AMG F1 W07 Hybrid
01.05.2016 - Race, Celebration, 1st position Nico Rosberg (GER) Mercedes AMG F1 W07 Hybrid and 2nd position Lewis Hamilton (GBR) Mercedes AMG F1 W07 Hybrid
01.05.2016 - Race, Celebration, 1st position Nico Rosberg (GER) Mercedes AMG F1 W07 Hybrid and 2nd position Lewis Hamilton (GBR) Mercedes AMG F1 W07 Hybrid
01.05.2016 - Race, Celebration, 1st position Nico Rosberg (GER) Mercedes AMG F1 W07 Hybrid and 2nd position Lewis Hamilton (GBR) Mercedes AMG F1 W07 Hybrid
01.05.2016 - Race, Kimi Raikkonen (FIN) Scuderia Ferrari SF16-H
01.05.2016 - Race, Nico Rosberg (GER) Mercedes AMG F1 W07 Hybrid
01.05.2016 - Race, Lewis Hamilton (GBR) Mercedes AMG F1 W07 Hybrid
01.05.2016 - Race, Felipe Massa (BRA) Williams FW38 and Lewis Hamilton (GBR) Mercedes AMG F1 W07 Hybrid
01.05.2016 - Race, Kimi Raikkonen (FIN) Scuderia Ferrari SF16-H and Valtteri Bottas (FIN) Williams FW38
01.05.2016 - Race, Nico Rosberg (GER) Mercedes AMG F1 W07 Hybrid
01.05.2016 - Race, Nico Rosberg (GER) Mercedes AMG F1 W07 Hybrid
01.05.2016 - Race, Sergio Perez (MEX) Sahara Force India F1 VJM09
01.05.2016 - Race, Lewis Hamilton (GBR) Mercedes AMG F1 W07 Hybrid
01.05.2016 - Race, Lewis Hamilton (GBR) Mercedes AMG F1 W07 Hybrid
01.05.2016 - Race, Kimi Raikkonen (FIN) Scuderia Ferrari SF16-H
01.05.2016 - Race, Lewis Hamilton (GBR) Mercedes AMG F1 W07 Hybrid and Kimi Raikkonen (FIN) Scuderia Ferrari SF16-H

Join the conversation - Add your comment

Please login or register before adding your comments.

Although the administrators and moderators of this website will attempt to keep all objectionable comments off these pages, it is impossible for us to review all messages. All messages express the views of the poster, and neither Crash Media Group nor Crash.Net will be held responsible for the content of any message. We do not vouch for or warrant the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of any message, and are not responsible for the contents of any message. If you find a message objectionable, please contact us and inform us of the problem or use the [report] function next to the offending post. Any message that does not conform with the policy of this service can be edited or removed with immediate effect.


DuhFerrari

July 08, 2014 2:49 PM
Last Edited 664 days ago

Yes don't say anything. We all know where Ferrari stands - not up there, nor down there. Alonso has summed up Ferrari's current performance ability. We don't want to hear more talk , we want to see better results.



© 1999 - 2016 Crash Media Group

The total or partial reproduction of text, photographs or illustrations is not permitted in any form.