The man in Formula 1's hottest seat

The man in Formula 1's hottest seat

Despite a dismal 2014 Formula 1 season that featured more team principals than podiums, the Prancing Horse started 2015 with a spring in its step. Then Sebastian Vettel won in Malaysia. DIETER RENCKEN sat down with the man at the helm, Maurizio Arrivabene

Ferrari team principal Maurizio Arrivabene has been a Formula 1 fan for as long as he can remember - certainly longer than those early memories when he hung about Monza's general admission areas, praying for cut-rate glimpses of his beloved red cars.

Indeed, he regularly (and proudly) refers to himself as having at one time been a 'tifosi', the collective name given to those fans so obsessed with the Cavalino Rampante and Maranello's performances that they are said to have fallen under the spell of a particularly rabid form of typhoid.

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