The great Italian team has been going through hard times in the last decade. After incredible victories and titles in the age of Michael Schumacher, Ferrari has been waiting for a new Formula 1 world title since 2007, when Kimi Raikkonen won his only championship.
Asked if Binotto is the right man to lead the most famous team in Formula 1, Ecclestone replied: “No, he is an engineer. There, they need someone to make it clear to people that orders are being obeyed. Not maybe, but definitely. ”
“ Flavio Briatore would actually lead a Ferrari. Flavio would do what he always did with Benetton and Renault: he would steal the best people from other teams. This is exactly what Ferrari needs now.