Fred Vasseur's Journey to Ferrari: From Initial Approach to First Day as Team Boss

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

While Vasseur acknowledged that the opportunity to lead Ferrari was a profound career challenge, he emphasized that his family’s input was pivotal in his decision-making process. “I took 24 hours because it was more for my family… I put a lot of pressure on my family so far, and I knew that it will be another step. And I wanted to discuss with them if they were keen to do it,” he elaborated.

Addressing his departure from Alfa Romeo-Sauber, Vasseur described the five-year journey as a transformative experience. From overcoming financial difficulties to securing a P6 finish in the 2022 Constructors’ Championship, Vasseur felt that he had achieved the goals he had set for the team. He expressed a sense of accomplishment and readiness for a new challenge as Alfa Romeo-Sauber prepared to embark on an exciting journey with Audi.