Todt plays down Ecclestone’s spat with Ferrari 12 December, 2012 Dec.12 (GMM) FIA president Jean Todt has played down the spat between F1′s most important team, Ferrari, and the sport’s powerful chief executive Bernie Ecclestone. Ecclestone and Luca di Montezemolo became embroiled in a war of words last week, over the Interlagos yellow flag saga and the Ferrari president’s hint that 82-year-old Ecclestone is now too old to be in charge. “We will handle the issue in due course and in a pragmatic way, as always,” the Italian news agency Ansa quotes Todt. As for Ferrari’s continued push for a reduced influence of aerodynamics in F1 and more testing, Frenchman Todt replied: “Ferrari has just completed a great season and I am sure they will have an even better one.” Subbed by AJN. Related NewsFerrari finally confirm Marmorini departureMcLaren luring Alonso or pissing off Ferrari?Marussia shows Ferrari the way to power boostFerrari deny that Pat Fry has been firedInside Ferrari: Working even harderMattiacci: Alonso is the best driver on the gridRaikkonen: I trust Ferrari, next year things will get betterFerrari: Team showed it could react extremely wellEarly birthday present for AlonsoAlonso: It tastes like a victory for us Forza Ferrari Hopefully Todt is right about Ferrari having an even better season next year. Forza Ferrari!!! fools I agree more testing is needed. would help less rookies crash and would help all teams improve. winter testing is not enough. todt didnt down play anything. he just told us what we already know.