Ex-Ferrari man Colajanni joins Marrussia

Luca Colajanni

Luca Colajanni

Press Release: The Marussia F1 Team announces that, with effect from 1 March, Luca Colajanni will take up the position of Partnership Director. Luca, who joins the team from Scuderia Ferrari, will be part of the Executive Management Team and will contribute to defining Marussia’s development strategy, as well as advising on its relationship with its technical and commercial Partners, including its powertrain partnership with Scuderia Ferrari.

Graeme Lowdon, President & Sporting Director, Marussia F1 Team: “We are very pleased that Luca is joining us at this stage in our development. He has a substantial depth of Formula 1 experience from his role with Scuderia Ferrari. I know that Luca will make a significant contribution to our team, as he helps to develop the many relationships we now have with our Partners.”

Luca Colajanni: “I am happy to be joining the Marussia F1 Team because, although it has been in Formula 1 for a relatively short time, the people behind it have an amazing motor sport history and a passion for racing is at the heart of everything they do. It was this enthusiasm that prompted me to accept a new challenge and leave a company with whom I have worked for over twenty years. I would like to thank Ferrari President Luca di Montezemolo for having given me the chance of working for an amazing company like Ferrari and I am pleased that my new role with Marussia will continue to see us working together to a great extent.”

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  • TheDudeson

    Looks like Marussia is becoming the Ferrari B-team: Ferrari protégé Bianchi, Ferrari engines and now Ferrari media man

  • Hugo Lafreniere

    First, it’s Marussia. Second, this sounds like a position that means nothing. Finally though, TheDudeson is right. What a difference having proper resources do. Marussia posted some times that were better than McLaren’s durnig this test. Either they made a giant step forward, McLaren stayed where they were, or someone is sandbagging…