Arrivabene: Greater stability

Scuderia Ferrari announced this Wednesday that it was retaining Kimi Räikkönen for the 2016 season. The choice of stability according to Team Principal Maurizio Arrivabene.

Published on 19/08/2015 à 18:24

Pierre Tassel

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Arrivabene: Greater stability

By announcing the continuation of his collaboration with Kimi Räikkönen for the next season of the World Championship F1, la Team Ferrari put an end to the doubts surrounding the Finn's future and the arrival of a possible replacement. After the real revolution that took place at the end of 2014 with the joint departures of several thinking heads as well as Fernando Alonso, Maranello has chosen a reverse path for 2016, regarding its driver line-up.

“We believe that the extension of Kimi's contract for next season will bring greater stability to the team,
explains Maurizio Arrivabene, Team Principal of the Italian team. This was our guideline, also considering the very good relationship between Kimi and Seb. For our part, this shows our great confidence in him, and I hope that this confidence will be rewarded. »

The new boss of the Scuderia had for several weeks indicated that he would extend the Finn's contract if his driver's results were satisfactory.

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