Ecclestone critical: "Binotto not the right leader for Ferrari" Formula 1

Ecclestone critical: "Binotto not the right leader for Ferrari"

By Tomas Mota 23 maart 2020 | 09:20

Bernie Ecclestone questions the leadership of Ferrari team boss Mattia Binotto . The billionaire who has been at the helm of Formula 1 for years thinks Ferrari is better off with a different type of leader. 

Ecclestone thinks that, considering his background, Binotto does not suit his role. "He is a former engineer, that says a lot", the former Formula 1 director told Speedweek. "But for this job you really need to be able to understand people and show leadership at the crucial moments. Your team has no use for a 'maybe' or a 'we are still discussing it'."

Briatore better suited according to Ecclestone

Ecclestone thinks a somewhat more robust leader would have been a better fit for the team. "I am thinking, for example, of Flavio Briatore. He would gather the best people and build a terribly good team." (Photo: Yahya S.)



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