Ferrari CEO Benedetto Vigna: Aim for world title / Formula 1

Ferrari CEO Benedetto Vigna’s (53) clear message throughout a convention name with analysts: “Obviously, the world championship ought to be the aim now. Team chief Fred Wasser is aware of what to do.”


Under Benedetto Vigna’s CEO, Ferrari elevated gross sales by 21 % (to 2.48 billion euros) and internet revenue by 19 % (to 490 million euros) within the first half of 2022. In the primary six months, the standard sports activities automotive producer delivered 6,706 automobiles, which is 23 % greater than the earlier yr.

Vinya shouldn’t be afraid to place his finger the place it hurts. After the 2022 Formula 1 World Championship and the group ending second, in addition to Charles Leclerc, he mentioned: “Whoever finishes second is the primary to lose.”

In a convention name with consultants, the Italian added: “We proved final season that we will have our say in podiums and victories. Of course, the aim now ought to be not solely to take the lead within the World Cup, however to maintain it till the finals.”

Ferrari had the quickest automotive in the beginning of 2022 and in addition had a long term on the finish of the season, however the world’s most well-known racing group didn’t do sufficient – strategic errors, driver errors, stability issues. At the top of the season, group head coach Mattia Binotto resigned and was succeeded by former Sauber and Alfa Romeo boss Fred Wasser.

Vigna continues: “The world title is one among our targets. The second is to show modern expertise that may amaze folks.” The supervisor confirmed that there will likely be 4 new Ferrari fashions in 2023 and 15 new fashions by the top of 2026.

“The third aim is to develop our shopper base, and the fourth is to use for extra patents. In 2022 there have been 4 occasions greater than in 2021, so it ought to be continued.”

As for the youth, says Vigna, “we proceed the trail in eSports, with a dedication to 3 championships: Formula 1, endurance and SRO. We additionally need to be among the many first within the digital world. This consists of working in our simulation middle in Maranello, which can be utilized by younger drivers from the driving force academy.”

Formula 1 2023

February 3: Red Bull Racing in New York
February 6: Williams on-line
February 7: Alfa Romeo in Zurich
February 11: AlphaTauri in New York
February 13: McLaren at Woking
February 13: Aston Martin at Silverstone
February 14: Ferrari at Maranello
February 15: Mercedes at Silverstone
February 16: Alpine in London

winter check
February 23-25: Bahrain International Circuit

Formula 1 World Championship calendar
05.03. Bahrain GP, ​​Bahrain International Circuit, Sahir
19.03 Saudi Arabian GP, ​​Jeddah Corniche Circuit, Jeddah
02.04. Australian GP, ​​Albert Park Circuit, Melbourne
04/30 Azerbaijan GP, ​​Baku City Circle, Baku *
07.05. Miami GP, Miami International Speedway, Miami
21.05 Emilia Romagna GP, Autodromo Enzo and Dino Ferrari, Imola
28.05 Monaco GP, Circuit de Monaco, Monte Carlo
04.06. Spanish GP, Circuit de Barcelona-Catalonia, Montmelo
18.06 The Canadian Doctor, Circuit Gilles Villeneuve, Montreal
02.07. Austrian GP, ​​Red Bull Ring, Spielberg *
09.07. British GP, Silverstone Circuit, Silverstone
23.07. Hungarian GP, ​​Hungary, Budapest
07/30 Belgian GP, ​​Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps, Spa*
27.08 Netherlands GP, Circuit Zandvoort, Zandvoort
03.09. Italian GP, ​​Autodromo Nazionale di Monza, Monza
17.09 Singapore GP, Marina Bay Street Circuit, Singapore
24.09 Japan GP, ​​Suzuka International Racing Course, Suzuka
08.10. Qatar GP, Losail International Circuit, Doha *
22.10. Austin GP, ​​Circuit of the Americas, Austin *
29.10. Mexican GP, ​​Autodromo Herman Rodriguez, Mexico City
05.11. Brazilian GP, ​​Autodromo José Carlos Pace, Interlagos *
18.11. Las Vegas GP, Las Vegas Street Circuit, Las Vegas
26.11 Abu Dhabi GP, Yas Marina Circuit, Yas Island

* Sprint format


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