Q: Bernie, can you reveal what Sebastianâs biggest concerns were when he consulted you? Appleroth made a bold claim saying, “ It’s a notorious fact among the senior officers.” MA: I have my own ideas about Kimiâs popularity: it is a bit like the man who falls in love with the girl whoâs ignoring him. Former Ferrari boss Maurizio Arrivabene has called on the Tifosi to support the Italian team.. You have won so much - and now you want to move? No limits? Together with Ferrari’s Maurizio Arrivabene, Toto Wolff is pointed out as the funniest guy in Formula 1. (laughs). Q: Speaking of the new generation, Ferrari have moved on a generation since you took over and Sebastian (Vettel) joined. BE: Yes, because there is a lot going for him. Colin was the same kind of guy. Maurizio Arrivabene (born in Brescia on 7 March 1957 ) is a former team principal of the Scuderia Ferrari Formula One team. And I always had the impression that Mr Ferrari also thought that about Colin. Maurizio Arrivabene was Scuderia Ferrari’s Team Pincipal from 2014 till 2019. Q: Might Toto Wolff and Christian Horner object? Q: Bernie, how often are you in contact with your daughters? Singapore: Ferrari team principal Maurizio Arrivabene has said the “door at Maranello will always be open” for Michael Schumacher’s son Mick, should the German prospect follow in his father’s footsteps and progress to Formula One. If so, when? BE: I think Barry Sheene - I think he was quite a character. This is entertainment - and a good part of entertainment is drama. This is Bernie and not âMr Ecclestoneâ! People love Ferrari. Charles Leclerc is back on pole position for a plum Ferrari seat in 2019. The only trouble was that he couldnât speak English and I couldnât speak Italian, so we always had somebody in between. The car was ready, but intentionally Enzo was not giving them the car, just to raise their desire - thatâs what I mean by marketing based on desire. On 7-3-1957 Maurizio Arrivabene (nickname: Maurizio ) was born in Brescia, Italy. The stage is open. (laughs). He was a good used car dealer! How do you both cope with that? The Italian, who last November became Ferrari`s third principal in the space of a year, has called for a rules revolution to make the sport more relevant to modern audiences. Maurizio Arrivabene has one mission. MA: You just mentioned your crush on motorbikes. No wonder that self-irony is one of his cornerstones. The current state of Formula One looks a lot like MasterChef to Ferrari team principal Maurizio Arrivabene. BE: Anything. I donât know how long I will be here, but what I learned back then has always served me well. We celebrated our 900th Grand Prix in Belgium... BE: â¦and thatâs incredible. By Alan Baldwin BARCELONA (Reuters) - Ferrari boss Sergio Marchionne dismissed speculation about Formula One team principal Maurizio Arrivabene's future on Sunday and assured reporters that the Italian had his full support. Appleroth name-checks former Ferrari Team Principal Maurizio Arrivabene Maurizio Arivabene. Bernie Ecclestone: Hold on one moment. (laughs), BE: I have the same wish as âfairyâ Maurizio. Donât trust anyone completely - starting with yourself. Bernie has a great sense of humour, and he is very straight. Q: Bernie, whatâs your guess: will Vettel win another title? In Maranello there are stories of people who had to wait for days to pick up their own car. BE: Yes. It can only be an upside. Regardless of the outcome of the current championship fight, Ferrari team boss Maurizio Arrivabene believes Sebastian Vettel will bring the title back to Maranello "sooner or later". No doubt about that. Charles is calm, assured and mature beyond his years . BE: Well, their mum was strict with them and I was strict with them, and I think yes, they listened - and still do. BE: Let me thinkâ¦ Al Pacino. Part of the show is to create drama - and yes, Bernie is a magician in doing so. MA: Enzo Ferrari also created a modern way of marketing based on desire. BE: Ha, and if there arenât any dramas I make them! And one thing I have learned from my daughter: always only do the things that you can do. I think now he is growing into another phase of his life - more open in many ways. Bernie, you have met so many actors, singers, politicians. Q: Maurizio, imagine Bernie is your fairy godmother and grants you one free wish: what would it be? (laughs). "The championship is still long and it takes patience," the Italian told Sky Italia at the Mille Miglia endurance race, where he is a board member. What was your favourite machine? Furthermore, Binotto is determined to put more work in the upcoming seasons as they did in the Bahrain Grand Prix on the starting race of the 2021 season. Mattia Binotto is no longer Ferrari's technical director. Well, I remember very well the first time I met Bernie. What would be your dream? And I was also there at the first one! I have always been in that type of world. He's got arguably the most famous surname in motorsport – but will Mick Schumacher ever follow his famous father onto the F1 grid? Sep 30, 2015 Darren Heath. His chances are looking increasingly promising, after some storming performances in Formula 3 this year have caught the attention of several F1 team bosses – not least Ferrari’s Maurizio Arrivabene… BE: Mr Ferrari was the new generation back then. Maurizio Arrivabene: Not just Valtteri Bottas on Ferrari's short list Ferrari's well publicized stance on Kimi Raikkonen's future - with the Scuderia' s will to exercise the option on the Finn's services for 2016 clearly associated with his ongoing performance level - has put the rumour mill in motion regarding his eventual replacement. All the bike riders are characters - like the drivers we used to have in Formula One. Ferrari boss Maurizio Arrivabene believes the rumours of his imminent departure were simply to "create instability" within the team. since 2012. And it was a clever move from Ferrari to announce it when they did. Ferrari team principal Maurizio Arrivabene welcomed back the Kimi Raikkonen of old on Sunday after the 2007 world champion stepped back on the Formula One podium in Bahrain after a long absence. He was appointed/promoted to the role on January 7, 2019, replacing Maurizio Arrivabene.. BE: He shouldn’t swap jobs with me - he should join me! Some say Ferrari have never had a more plain-talking team principal... MA: Thank you so much for the flowers! Would you have conquered the world of used cars? Not easy. MA: Yes, 24 and living in London. Urodzony 7-3-1957 Maurizio Arrivabene (pseudonim: Maurizio ), miejsce urodzenia: Brescia, Italy. Maurizio Arrivabene “During these years, Kimi’s contribution to the team, both as a driver and on account of his human qualities, has been fundamental,” he said. My ex-boss John Hogan took me to him saying, âYou will spend your career in F1 so it is better that you get to know him right away,â and he gave me one piece of advice: always be honest and straight with him, and donât try to lie or sneak around because then you are âdeadâ! It is fantastic to race for Ferrari, but it also means so much more attention. Sep 12, 13:20 Charles Leclerc back on pole for 2019 Ferrari seat Q: Maurizio, is there anything that you have always wanted to ask Mr Ecclestone? So no real favouriteâ¦. Ferrari chief Arrivabene has since praised the Formula One veteran, insisting he will always be part of the team’s history. The father … The 19-year-old’s father won five of his seven world titles with the Italian team. Maurizio Arrivabene (born in Brescia on 7 March 1957) is a former team principal of the Scuderia Ferrari Formula One team. And thatâs how weâve communicated ever since - straight, with a pinch of humour and with our feet on the ground. I never very much cared for the technical side, but seeing how he was doing things, that was pretty educational. But I met Gino [Rosato] last Saturday, and [Maurizio] Arrivabene, they didn't mention anything that they are going for Sainz. Take for example the iPhone: she says, âYou keep the phone only for your emailsâ - but thatâs because I can use that part... BE: So you want to make people believe that you can use it, but you canât - like me! (laughs), Free and simple registration required to view this content, Â© 2003-2021 Formula One World Championship Limited. The current state of Formula One looks a lot like MasterChef to Ferrari team principal Maurizio Arrivabene. That's maybe the father who's dreaming more. Q: Bernie, you have frequently said that Enzo Ferrari was a kind of inspiration for you. Mattia Binotto is an Italian engineer and the current team principal of Scuderia Ferrari in F1/Formula One. Ferrari boss hails Kimi Raikkonen's return. In his heyday he was sensational. Like father Like Son! And because of that they love anyone who drives for them. Maurizio Arrivabene: So I am allowed to ask anything? Others would have announced it on the race weekend - and it wouldnât have given them half the attention that they got. Before, I used to race motorbikes. In the season after Arrivabene was ousted and replaced by Mattia Binotto, Mercedes has completed five consecutive 1-2 victories so far in 2019. , On 23 November 2014, Ferrari announced that Arrivabene had been appointed as its team principal, replacing Marco Mattiacci, who had himself only been in the position since April that year. This appointment was part of a team rejuvenation process by Marchionne who deposed the ex long-time Ferrari Chairman, Luca di Montezemolo. Mattia Binotto replaced him as Team Principal in January 2019. , Arrivabene has also been an independent board member of Juventus F.C. Has he given me any advice? Maurizio Arrivabene impressed by Charles Leclerc’s maturity. 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It was a completely new way of marketing a product. , "Why Ferrari F1 team dropped Marco Mattiacci for Maurizio Arrivabene", "Ferrari replace team boss Maurizio Arrivabene with Mattia Binotto", "Ferrari replace team principal Maurizio Arrivabene after poor season", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Maurizio_Arrivabene&oldid=1006352392, Articles with unsourced statements from February 2020, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 12 February 2021, at 12:25. A pretty long time ago. What do you want to know about me? We did a film with him in the late â70s - Bobby Deerfield. So he (pointing towards Arrivabene) understands the business. BE: I would love to see Kimi win races. BE: Ha, no. She probably forgot about that, but I never could. MA: I agree with Bernie. Arrivabene was appointed team principal in November 2014, replacing Marco Mattiacci and was replaced by Mattia Binotto in January 2019. Can he succeed? Former Ferrari drivers Fernando Alonso and Felipe Massa have backed the Maranello team's new boss. Let start with a singer... BE: I know him quite well. Arrivabene was appointed team principal in November 2014, replacing Marco Mattiacci and was replaced by Mattia Binotto in January 2019. And later - if I hadnât bought Brabham and gone from there - I probably would still be a used car dealer. I would probably have also asked for a Ferrari car dealership - which they probably would not have given me. The Italian, who last November became Ferrari’s third team boss in the space of a year, has called for a rules revolution to make the sport more relevant to modern audiences. Lotus-Mercedes F1 Team tried to had fun with Scuderia Ferrari F1 Team principal Maurizio Arrivabene. MA: We hear so many things about these new kinds of entrepreneurs - starting huge businesses in a garage like, for example, Steve Jobs. BE: In many ways. Do you think Sebastian will win back the love of the fans now that he drives for Ferrari? Spider-Man watches his son sleeping.. ... Lotus F1 Team teases Ferrari F1 principal Maurizio Arrivabene with cool photoshops. BE: I used to race at the same time as John Surtees. And maybe Kimi is so popular because he is controversial in his own way. For me the ârealâ Steve Jobs was Enzo Ferrari - the story of Apple is a âcopy and pasteâ of the Ferrari story. He is a proper racer. Q: Was it a good decision from Ferrari to keep him for 2016? Q: Bernie youâve sat in the hot seat for decades now, with dramas coming your way on almost a daily basis, while for you Maurizio itâs far newer territory. In 1997, he joined Philip Morris International, rising to become Vice President of Marlboro Global Communication and Promotions in 2007, and Vice President of Consumer Channel Strategy and Event Marketing in 2011. BE: I think he will struggle this year but, sure, he will win a world championship with Ferrari. Q: How far would you have taken that used car dealership? The advice that I gave her? And did they listen? Throwing young talent into the heat of the battle at the very front of the Formula One grid is a bold move.  The decision to install Arrivabene was made by the new Ferrari chairman, Sergio Marchionne, who gave Arrivabene's "thorough understanding not just of Ferrari but also of the governance mechanisms and requirements of the sport" as part of the reason for his appointment. Maurizio Arrivabene on Ferrari’s founding father Q: If the two of you could swap jobs for a while - the most powerful man in F1 racing and the most powerful F1 team principal - how would that look? Ferrari had to oust Maurizio Arrivabene to ensure that Mattia Binotto stays with the great Maranello team. Instead of saying, âIf I were you I would do this or that,â he let me watch - and that showed me that he was an extremely clever guy in how he handled things. BE: He shouldnât swap jobs with me - he should join me! Beyond any question," the Ferrari chairman and chief executive said before the Spanish Grand Prix at the Circuit de Catalunya. (laughs) Apart from being very engineering orientated, he was a good entrepreneur. The celebrity is married to Stefania Bocchi, his starsign is Pisces and he is now 64 years of age. MA: Stop, stop. When I think about the Ferrari history there are many parallels: Enzo Ferrari also started in a garage in Modena - and he built a brand from there that is a myth today. Q: If the two of you could swap jobs for a while - the most powerful man in F1 racing and the most powerful F1 team principal - how would that look? A former Philip Morris executive, and bearing a striking resemblance to the 'Marlboro man', the 57-year-old Italian emerged from the chaos of last year's Ferrari to put the fabled team firmly back on track.. And he is quickly endearing himself to the sport. If I think back I could probably say that I looked up to Enzo Ferrari and to Colin Chapman. (laughs). He was widely known as "il Commendatore" or "il Drake". (laughs). BE: Ha, I had quite a good business. BE: Very often. The current state of Formula One looks a lot like MasterChef to Ferrari team principal Maurizio Arrivabene. MA: Who was your all-time favourite motorbike racer? What advice did you give your daughter - am I right she is 24 years old? In these three categories can you tell me who impressed you most? Maurizio Arrivabene is quickly climbing the ladder as arguably one of the most popular team bosses in formula one. Ferrari boss Maurizio Arrivabene says "the door at Maranello is always open" for Mick Schumacher but feels the decision remains with the Schumacher family Get F1 news in your inbox! I am asking the questions here - itâs my lifeâs dream to ask him questions! MA: Bernie, if you did not do the job that you do, what else would you do? Also in attendance was principal of the Scuderia Ferrari Formula One team Maurizio Arrivabene and his wife Stefania Bocchi. MA: Make sure that we win the championship as soon as possible! He became world champion - not me! I donât know how Bernie sees this, but somehow Ferrari is Formula One. Not someone who is overly charming or talkative... BE: ...maybe because Lewis (Hamilton) is going a bit over the top now. Arrivabene comes from a marketing and sales background. MA: Now itâs my turn again to ask Bernie a question!  Arrivabene was replaced as Ferrari team principal by former technical boss Mattia Binotto on 7 January 2019 after the 2018 season. He made his 2 million dollar fortune with Ferrari Formula One . jest celebryta znany w 2021 z Ferrari Formula One .Jego znak zodiaku to Ryby i … Syn father (?) Editor's Picks Brawn warns against knee-jerk reactions at Ferrari By Brad Spurgeon. In what way? (laughs) You see if everything is flat, people will lose interest. There is one thing that I really regret: I promised her many times when she was younger that I would pick her up from school, just once - and I never did. BE: For sure one concern was leaving a team he had won four world championships with. Q: Maurizio, did you know that Sebastian called Bernie for advice before he signed his contract with Ferrari? Ferrari Formula One team principal Maurizio Arrivabene walks in the pit at the end of the first free practice session at the Monaco F1 Grand Prix May 21, 2015. It can also be a pain when you realise that you cannot always put a smile on the faces of our fans. MA: Bernie, I want to get your opinion on another thing: there was a survey on the most popular driver, and guess what, it was Kimi Raikkonen. Through his work with Philip Morris, he became involved with the company's sponsorship (through the Marlboro brand) of the Ferrari Formula One team, and sat on the Formula One Commission as a representative of the sport's sponsors from 2010. Q: Bernie, do you know when you last sat on a motorbike? Maurizio Arrivabene says that he has apologised directly to Valtteri Bottas for comments made after the recent Italian Grand Prix. Q: Not so long ago you said that Lewis Hamilton is the best champion for F1 racing. MA: Itâs a wish, not a contract. MA: I also witness this in his communication with the team. ... That passion for F1 cars came from Arrivabene's father, … Enzo Anselmo Giuseppe Maria Ferrari, Cavaliere di Gran Croce OMRI (Italian: [ˈɛntso anˈsɛlmo ferˈraːri]; 20 February 1898 – 14 August 1988) was an Italian motor racing driver and entrepreneur, the founder of the Scuderia Ferrari Grand Prix motor racing team, and subsequently of the Ferrari automobile marque. It still makes me a bit sad. But I tried to explain to him that here you have one team that is struggling to maintain its level, and there you have another team that is going to improve. My dad was Mr Ecclestone and my dad is dead.