Mattia Binotto

Mattia Binotto: Our drivers are free to fight

Although there is always speculation that one of the drivers is more important within the team, it seems that Ferrari is not working in the same way, and that both drivers are expected to race for victory. “It's only three races which have been done now,” he explained for motorsport.
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Ferrari are ‘outsiders’ but aim to challenge Red Bull and Mercedes, says Mattia Binotto

Ferrari’s Mattia Binotto has insisted that his team remain Formula 1 “outsiders” despite a strong showing in preseason testing.The Italian manufacturer showed impressive speed and consistency across six days of preparation in Barcelona and Bahrain.That has led some, including Mercedes, to suggest that they could be contenders to win a world title for the first time in 15 years.Team principal Binotto was encouraged by the performances of Charles Leclerc and Carlos Sainz, and thinks that Ferrari should be in the title fight with Mercedes and Red Bull - though the 52-year-old cautioned that 2021’s leading two teams remain the “favourites”.“I...
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#ThinkingForward with Mattia Binotto

Formula One will have new power units from 2025 that will run on 100% sustainable fuels. So how big a change is that going to be? As great as the shift from V8s to hybrids? And while many governments around the world seem to speak today only of electric cars as the future, how powerful a message will Formula One be sending that the future of cars and mobility doesn't have to be all electric? To help us answer this, we spoke to Scuderia Ferrari team principal Mattia Binotto and his F1 fuel partner Istvan Kapitany, Shell’s Global Executive Vice president for mobility.