The winds of change at Ferrari

The winds of change at Ferrari

The need for change at Ferrari has been manifest in the latter part of 2014. ANTHONY ROWLINSON attended the Italian's squad annual Christmas media briefing to hear about the new bosses' plans to make the team a winner again

The cold cut of a Modenese winter morning snaps the senses at the gates of Ferrari's Fiorano circuit. December in Maranello is always cold, often snowy, though this year the clouds and fog of the previous night have cleared, to leave behind a fierce-crisp day.

The frisson is in sharp contrast to the warmth of the welcome awaiting Formula 1 media inside the Fiorano 'pit garage', converted for the day into a press conference hall. Here's Piero Lardi Ferrari, sharp-suited in pin-stripes, somewhat surreally greeting the assembled throng with avuncular bonhomie. He looks so much like his dad it's impossible not to double-take.

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