STEFANO DOMENICALI

  • No rapid turnaround under new leader: Alonso April 17, 2014

    Shanghai: Ferrari driver Fernando Alonso doesn't expect a rapid turnaround for his struggling team following the resignation of team principal Stefano Domenicali, but he still has hopes the team can be competitive later in the F1 season. Domenicali, who led the team for six years, stepped down this week following a...
  • Stefano Domenicali quits as Ferrari team principal April 14, 2014

    Italy: Stefano Domenicali has resigned as Ferrari team principal after six years in charge and will be replaced by Marco Mattiacci, president of Ferrari North America. After a poor start to the season, Domenicali says "it's time to make an important change. As head, I take on the responsibility of the...
  • Ferrari say it will be hard to catch Mercedes April 3, 2014

    Sakhir: Ferrari team principal Stefano Domenicali has conceded that his team will likely be playing catch-up to Mercedes throughout the Formula One season. Speaking ahead of this weekend's Bahrain Grand Prix, which will be a night race for the first time, Domenicali said rival engine manufacturers Mercedes and Renault have an...
  • Ferrari boss predicts emotional farewell for Massa November 20, 2013

    Sao Paulo: Ferrari team boss Stefano Domenicali has urged Felipe Massa to find a "little bit extra" in a bid to win Sunday's seasonending Brazilian Grand Prix in front of his home fans, Xinhua reported. The race at Sao Paulo's Interlagos circuit will also be Massa's final appearance for the Italian...
  • Ferrari dampen hopes of Monza announcement August 30, 2013

    London: Ferrari have dampened hopes of a driver announcement at their home Italian Grand Prix next week, saying nothing was on the horizon. "I'm sorry to disappoint all those with feverish imaginations, who are awaiting Monza in trepidation," the Formula One team's anonymous 'Horse Whisperer' said in a column on the...
  • Felipe Massa needs to show Ferrari results August 29, 2013

    London: Ferrari would be happy to retain Felipe Massa next season but the Brazilian has to deliver the results, team principal Stefano Domenicali said on Wednesday. Massa's contract expires at the end of the season and his place at Formula One's most successful and glamorous team has again been called into...
  • Ferrari doubt they will be fastest in Australia February 26, 2013

    London: Ferrari are unlikely to have the fastest car when the Formula One season starts in Australia next month but they hope to be close enough for Fernando Alonso to make the difference, according to team principal Stefano Domenicali. "The situation at the moment seems to be alright, alright with the...
  • Ferrari unveil new F138 car for 2013 February 1, 2013

    Maranello: Ferrari have unveiled the car the Italian team hopes will end a run of four years without a Formula One title. The car's name F138 is a combination of the year and a tribute to the V8 engines which will be used for the last time...
  • Domenicali declines to comment on flag controversy October 26, 2012

    Greater Noida: Ferrari team principal Stefano Domenicali on Friday refused to be drawn into the raging controversy surrounding its decision to race with the Italian navy flag on their cars at Sunday's Indian Grand Prix as a gesture of solidarity towards its marines facing trial in India over murder charges. Domenicali...
  • Valencia win separates Alonso from pack June 28, 2012

    Barcelona: Fernando Alonso's emotional comeback win at the European Grand Prix last Sunday has finally set one driver apart from the pack in the most tightly contested Formula One season in history. Alonso steered his Ferrari from an 11thplace start to a dramatic victory at Valencia to become the first driver...
  • Vettel and Alonso could team up: Ferrari June 21, 2012

    Ferrari team principal Stefano Domenicali has indicated that Fernando Alonso and Sebastian Vettel could be paired up, after it was revealed that Vettel, the 2010 and 2011 world champion, has a precontract with Ferrari for 2014. "I think they are both intelligent guys and they could easily coexist together," Domenicali...
  • Trulli exit a significant low for F1mad Italy February 18, 2012

    London: Jarno Trulli's abrupt departure from Formula One on Friday triggered no shockwaves around the world, but the Italian's exit was still a significant moment for the glamour sport and the home of Ferrari. Trulli had not scored a point since 2009 and the quality of the Montepulciano d'Abruzzo wines...
  • Ferrari drivers to start off equal, says new boss January 10, 2008

    Madonna Di Campiglio (Italy): World champion Kimi Raikkonen will not be given preferential treatment over Brazilian teammate Felipe Massa this season, Ferrari's new team boss Stefano Domenicali said on Wednesday. Ferrari have shuffled their management lineup this year despite also wrapping up the constructors' championship last season after McLaren were fined...