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Alpine appoint ex Aston Martin boss Otmar Szafnauer as team principal

Former Aston Martin team principal Otmar Szafnauer has joined rivals Alpine as their new team boss as part of a wider restructuring of the French Formula One outfit's management, the Renault-owned manufacturer said on Thursday. The Romanian-American, who left Aston Martin last month, will assume the role of team principal,...
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Otmar Szafnauer joins Alpine as team principal in restructure

Otmar Szafnauer has joined Alpine as team principal as part of a wider management restructure of the Renault-owned F1 team. The ex-Aston Martin team boss will bring "technical knowledge and leadership to build the team across multiple areas," chief executive officer Laurent Rossi says. It sees Alpine return to a...
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Alpine F1 team hires Otmar Szafnauer as new team principal

ENSTONE, England (AP) — The Alpine Formula One team has hired Otmar Szafnauer as its new team principal as part of an ongoing restructuring process. The 57-year-old Szafnauer has more than 30 years of experience in F1. He led Force India from last place in the constructors’ championship to fourth in 2016 and ’17 despite a very low budget. Szafnauer then helped Racing Point win its first race and secure fourth spot in the constructors in 2020. CEO Laurent Rossi has been reshaping the team with executive director Marcin Budkowski and non-executive director Alain Prost having both left their roles.
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Otmar Szafnauer departs as Aston Martin F1 boss

Otmar Szafnauer, chief executive officer and team principal of the Aston Martin Formula One team announced his departure on Wednesday. The Silverstone-based team, owned by Canadian billionaire Lawrence Stroll, said in a statement that a leadership team would take over until a replacement was appointed. "We would like to thank...
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