James Allison and Ferrari part ways

James Allison and Ferrari have parted ways this week, ending what was just a year and half as the teams Chief Technical Officer.

The decision looks to have been made by Allison, who has had to reduce his role within the team recently due to the passing of his wife earlier this year. Between the role he now has at home and Maranello, it seemed a compromise could not be met as the team look to forward it’s development back into becoming a winning team.

Mattia Binotto will replace Allison with immediate effect, stepping up from his previous role as head of Engine and KERS Operations.

“The Team would like to thank James for his commitment and sacrifice during the time spent together, and wishes him success and serenity for his future endeavours,” said Team Principle Maurizio Arrivabene.

James Allison added: “During the years I spent at Ferrari, at two different stages and covering different roles, I could get to know and appreciate the value of the team and of the people, women and men, which are part of it. I want to thank them all for the great professional and human experience we shared. I wish everybody a happy future with lots of success.”

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