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
When asked about his feelings on his first day at Maranello, Vasseur spoke of a sense of familiarity. Having visited Ferrari’s headquarters on prior occasions and engaged in discussions with key figures, the transition did not feel entirely new to him. “I don’t want to say that I was used to being there at all, because it’s a different thing to come as a customer or partner or to come as the team principal, but somehow it was not new at all,” he remarked.
As Ferrari navigates the challenges of the current F1 season, Vasseur’s insights provide a glimpse into the personal and professional considerations that underpin the leadership transition within the iconic team. Amidst the shifts and changes, Vasseur’s journey highlights the delicate balance between career aspirations, family considerations, and the pursuit of excellence in the world of Formula 1.