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Cardile to join Aston Martin from Ferrari for 2025 F1 season

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Ferrari technical director Enrico Cardile will join Aston Martin in 2025 as chief technical officer, the Silverstone-based Formula 1 team confirmed today, but with no precise starting date.

On Monday, Ferrari announced Cardile’s departure, with him likely to have an extended period of gardening leave before joining Aston Martin. In another round of Silly Season for F1 engineers.

Aston Martin team owner and CEO Lawrence Stroll said in a statement: “I would like to welcome Enrico to Aston Martin Aramco as we look to reinforce the technical leadership team ahead of significant regulation changes in 2026. I am thrilled that we continue to attract world-class talent to our team.

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“Enrico shares my motivation to be successful in F1 and will have all the resources available to him to realise that ambition. Together with Andy Cowell joining as Group CEO in October and our existing leaders we are creating a formidable team,” declared Stroll.

Krack: Enrico is a key appointment for the team

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Cardile is quoted in the AMR official press release: “I’m looking forward to joining Aston Martin Aramco. The ambition and desire are clear and it is a unique opportunity to be part of that journey. This is a personal and professional challenge and I look forward to working with the team to bring success to this iconic brand.”

Team Principal Mike Krack added: “I am delighted to welcome Enrico to Aston Martin Aramco. Enrico has nearly 20 years of experience at Ferrari and will offer a fresh perspective to our technical strategy. This is a key appointment for the team as we build towards the new 2026 regulations – an important next step on our journey.”

Former Mercedes engine boss Cowell was announced last week to take the place of Martin Whitmarsh, the former McLaren principal. Formula 1 faces major change in 2026 with a new engine and technical regulations.

Aston Martin will be switching from their current Mercedes power units to become the only team supplied by Honda. (Reporting by Alan Baldwin)