Ferrari used its veto power against Wolff: "It's not right for us".
By Dennis Schnitzler 09 October 2020 | 11:42
Ferrari has used its veto power against the appointment of Toto Wolff as the new director of Formula 1. Wolff, who is now team boss of Mercedes, had long been linked as the successor of Chase Carey, who is taking a step backwards after 2020. His successor is now former Ferrari team boss Stefano Domenicali.
"Yes, we were against the appointment of Toto as head of Formula 1", said Ferrari team boss Mattia Binotto in an interview with the Italian Gazzetta. "It is a right that we have as Ferrari and in this case we have exercised it". Binotto says that his team did not use it against Wolff as a person, but because he is currently involved in the Formula 1.
"It doesn't seem right to us that those who have a position in a team in the World Championship today have a role in that position," explains the Italian. "So we are happy that Stefano was chosen because he has long left the Formula 1 world but knows it well". (Photo: Ferrari F1 Media)
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