Fred Vasseur’s Journey to Ferrari: From Initial Approach to First Day as Team Boss
Vasseur Opens Up About His Decision to Join Ferrari and His Transition from Alfa Romeo-Sauber
Fred Vasseur, the current Team Principal of Scuderia Ferrari, has provided insight into the sequence of events that led to his appointment as the head of the prestigious Formula 1 team. From Ferrari’s initial approach to his first day at Maranello, Vasseur shed light on the emotions and considerations that accompanied his transition from his role at Alfa Romeo-Sauber.
Following the resignation of Mattia Binotto as Ferrari’s team boss, the team was on the lookout for a new leader to guide them through the challenges of F1 2023 and beyond. Fred Vasseur, who had served as the team principal of Alfa Romeo-Sauber since 2017, emerged as the chosen candidate. Accepting the offer presented a transformative shift for Vasseur, who found himself moving from the Hinwil base to the historic Maranello headquarters.