LONDON (Reuters) – Ferrari are set to replace Formula One team boss Maurizio Arrivabene with technical head Mattia Binotto after failing to win any titles last year, Italy’s Gazzetta dello Sport reported on Monday.
The sports daily, in a front-page story, said a formal announcement could come by the end of the day. The official Formula One website also picked up the report.
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A team spokesman said he was not aware of anything imminent, however.
Ferrari won six of the 21 races last season but their title challenge evaporated in the second half of the year and Mercedes won both the drivers’ and constructors’ crowns for the fifth year in a row.
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Arrivabene’s tenure has looked uncertain for some time, with reports as far back as October, 2017 suggesting Binotto could replace the former Philip Morris marketing executive.
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