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? Take for example the iPhone: she says, ‘You keep the phone only for your emails’ - but that’s because I can use that part... BE: So you want to make people believe that you can use it, but you can’t - like me! (laughs). What advice did you give your daughter - am I right she is 24 years old? 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. Instead of saying, ‘If I were you I would do this or that,’ he let me watch - and that showed me that he was an extremely clever guy in how he handled things. Q: Maurizio, did you know that Sebastian called Bernie for advice before he signed his contract with Ferrari? MA: You just mentioned your crush on motorbikes. Q: Might Toto Wolff and Christian Horner object? The stage is open. (laughs), BE: I have the same wish as ‘fairy’ Maurizio. (laughs) You see if everything is flat, people will lose interest. [3] 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"[2] as part of the reason for his appointment. Don’t trust anyone completely - starting with yourself. Q: How far would you have taken that used car dealership? Mattia Binotto is no longer Ferrari's technical director. People love Ferrari. Q: Bernie you’ve sat in the hot seat for decades now, with dramas coming your way on almost a daily basis, while for you Maurizio it’s far newer territory. Let start with a singer... BE: I know him quite well. This is entertainment - and a good part of entertainment is drama. I don’t know how Bernie sees this, but somehow Ferrari is Formula One. MA: Bernie, if you did not do the job that you do, what else would you do? So he (pointing towards Arrivabene) understands the business. BE: Ha, no. Maurizio Arrivabene has one mission. BE: I would love to see Kimi win races. I am asking the questions here - it’s my life’s dream to ask him questions! MA: Who was your all-time favourite motorbike racer? How do you both cope with that? Lotus-Mercedes F1 Team tried to had fun with Scuderia Ferrari F1 Team principal Maurizio Arrivabene. BE: I used to race at the same time as John Surtees. 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. (laughs) Apart from being very engineering orientated, he was a good entrepreneur. I don’t know how long I will be here, but what I learned back then has always served me well. Q: Bernie, how often are you in contact with your daughters? Together with Ferrari’s Maurizio Arrivabene, Toto Wolff is pointed out as the funniest guy in Formula 1. 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. The current state of Formula One looks a lot like MasterChef to Ferrari team principal Maurizio Arrivabene. Also in attendance was principal of the Scuderia Ferrari Formula One team Maurizio Arrivabene and his wife Stefania Bocchi. No doubt about that. This is Bernie and not ‘Mr Ecclestone’! It was a completely new way of marketing a product. [2] Arrivabene was replaced as Ferrari team principal by former technical boss Mattia Binotto on 7 January 2019 after the 2018 season. Q: Maurizio, imagine Bernie is your fairy godmother and grants you one free wish: what would it be? Q: Speaking of the new generation, Ferrari have moved on a generation since you took over and Sebastian (Vettel) joined. You have won so much - and now you want to move? Maurizio Arrivabene (born in Brescia on 7 March 1957[1]) is a former team principal of the Scuderia Ferrari Formula One team. Maurizio Arrivabene (born in Brescia on 7 March 1957 ) is a former team principal of the Scuderia Ferrari Formula One team. 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… Some say Ferrari have never had a more plain-talking team principal... MA: Thank you so much for the flowers! In his heyday he was sensational. Maurizio Arrivabene is quickly climbing the ladder as arguably one of the most popular team bosses in formula one. Ferrari boss hails Kimi Raikkonen's return. MA: Enzo Ferrari also created a modern way of marketing based on desire. ... That passion for F1 cars came from Arrivabene's father, … Syn father (?) What do you want to know about me? HE has joined head of Pirelli, Mario Isola, on the frontline in the country which has today recorded 24,114 Covid-19 deaths with 181,228 confirmed cases. It is fantastic to race for Ferrari, but it also means so much more attention. Maurizio Arrivabene/Kimi Räikkönen (6) Maurizio Arrivabene/Sebastian Vettel (6) Daniel Ricciardo/Jean-Eric Vergne (4) Susie Wolff/Torger "Toto" Wolff (4) Felipe Massa/Rob Smedley (3) Fernando Alonso/Mark Webber (3) James Hunt/Niki Lauda (3) Include Additional Tags Fluff (25) Alternate Universe (16) Angst (14) Hurt/Comfort (12) Not someone who is overly charming or talkative... BE: ...maybe because Lewis (Hamilton) is going a bit over the top now. 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. Q: Bernie, do you know when you last sat on a motorbike? 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. What would be your dream? My ex-boss John Hogan took me to him saying, ‘You will spend your career in F1 so it is better that you get to know him right away,’ and he gave me one piece of advice: always be honest and straight with him, and don’t try to lie or sneak around because then you are ‘dead’! The car was ready, but intentionally Enzo was not giving them the car, just to raise their desire - that’s what I mean by marketing based on desire. BE: Anything. Well, I remember very well the first time I met Bernie. He was a good used car dealer! And did they listen? Bernie has a great sense of humour, and he is very straight. MA: We hear so many things about these new kinds of entrepreneurs - starting huge businesses in a garage like, for example, Steve Jobs. 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. Colin was the same kind of guy. BE: He shouldn’t swap jobs with me - he should join me! It can only be an upside. The advice that I gave her? It still makes me a bit sad. (laughs). We celebrated our 900th Grand Prix in Belgium... BE: …and that’s incredible. 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? That's maybe the father who's dreaming more. Q: Maurizio, is there anything that you have always wanted to ask Mr Ecclestone? On 7-3-1957 Maurizio Arrivabene (nickname: Maurizio ) was born in Brescia, Italy. BE: Yes. Can he succeed? 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. Ferrari had to oust Maurizio Arrivabene to ensure that Mattia Binotto stays with the great Maranello team. He made his 2 million dollar fortune with Ferrari Formula One . All the bike riders are characters - like the drivers we used to have in Formula One. It can also be a pain when you realise that you cannot always put a smile on the faces of our fans. Q: Bernie, you have frequently said that Enzo Ferrari was a kind of inspiration for you. He was widely known as "il Commendatore" or "il Drake". What was your favourite machine? 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. Bernie Ecclestone: Hold on one moment. BE: Let me think… Al Pacino. Appleroth made a bold claim saying, “ It’s a notorious fact among the senior officers.” Mattia Binotto is an Italian engineer and the current team principal of Scuderia Ferrari in F1/Formula One. Charles is calm, assured and mature beyond his years . Q: Bernie, what’s your guess: will Vettel win another title? And I always had the impression that Mr Ferrari also thought that about Colin. 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. [4][5], Arrivabene has also been an independent board member of Juventus F.C. MA: Now it’s my turn again to ask Bernie a question! "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. Q: Bernie, can you reveal what Sebastian’s biggest concerns were when he consulted you? Former Ferrari drivers Fernando Alonso and Felipe Massa have backed the Maranello team's new boss. BE: I think he will struggle this year but, sure, he will win a world championship with Ferrari. He's got arguably the most famous surname in motorsport – but will Mick Schumacher ever follow his famous father onto the F1 grid? And later - if I hadn’t bought Brabham and gone from there - I probably would still be a used car dealer. MA: Yes, 24 and living in London. Appleroth name-checks former Ferrari Team Principal Maurizio Arrivabene Maurizio Arivabene. No limits? If I think back I could probably say that I looked up to Enzo Ferrari and to Colin Chapman. The current state of Formula One looks a lot like MasterChef to Ferrari team principal Maurizio Arrivabene. Others would have announced it on the race weekend - and it wouldn’t have given them half the attention that they got. Do you think Sebastian will win back the love of the fans now that he drives for Ferrari? Maurizio Arrivabene impressed by Charles Leclerc’s maturity. For me the ‘real’ Steve Jobs was Enzo Ferrari - the story of Apple is a ‘copy and paste’ of the Ferrari story. Spider-Man watches his son sleeping.. ... Lotus F1 Team teases Ferrari F1 principal Maurizio Arrivabene with cool photoshops. Sep 30, 2015 Darren Heath. BE: Ha, and if there aren’t any dramas I make them! MA: Make sure that we win the championship as soon as possible! i mother(?) 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. jest celebryta znany w 2021 z Ferrari Formula One .Jego znak zodiaku to Ryby i … BE: Mr Ferrari was the new generation back then. She probably forgot about that, but I never could. A pretty long time ago. BE: In many ways. Maurizio Arrivabene: So I am allowed to ask anything? Sep 12, 13:20 Charles Leclerc back on pole for 2019 Ferrari seat Beyond any question," the Ferrari chairman and chief executive said before the Spanish Grand Prix at the Circuit de Catalunya. 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! Editor's Picks Brawn warns against knee-jerk reactions at Ferrari BE: Well, I am doing what I do because I have always been in [car] racing. Charles Leclerc is back on pole position for a plum Ferrari seat in 2019. This appointment was part of a team rejuvenation process by Marchionne who deposed the ex long-time Ferrari Chairman, Luca di Montezemolo. Part of the show is to create drama - and yes, Bernie is a magician in doing so. He was appointed/promoted to the role on January 7, 2019, replacing Maurizio Arrivabene.. BE: For sure one concern was leaving a team he had won four world championships with. 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. In these three categories can you tell me who impressed you most? BE: Ha, I had quite a good business. Ferrari boss Maurizio Arrivabene believes the rumours of his imminent departure were simply to "create instability" within the team. since 2012. And maybe Kimi is so popular because he is controversial in his own way. Arrivabene was appointed team principal in November 2014, replacing Marco Mattiacci and was replaced by Mattia Binotto in January 2019. He is a proper racer. (laughs), Free and simple registration required to view this content, © 2003-2021 Formula One World Championship Limited. My dad was Mr Ecclestone and my dad is dead. If so, when? And it was a clever move from Ferrari to announce it when they did. [1][2], 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. And I was also there at the first one! And that’s how we’ve communicated ever since - straight, with a pinch of humour and with our feet on the ground. Before, I used to race motorbikes. We did a film with him in the late ‘70s - Bobby Deerfield. I never very much cared for the technical side, but seeing how he was doing things, that was pretty educational.