The Ferrari team announced the invitation to your technical staff Laurent Mekis, in recent years, working in FIA.
In 2014, the Frenchman took the post of Director of security, and in 2016-m replaced Herbie Blas Islands as Deputy race Director Charlie Whiting. It was thought that Makes will succeed for the First time after his resignation, but now he’s back to work in a team of Formula 1.
In 2001 Mekis joined Minardi and left there when in 2006, the team from Faenza was transformed into Toro Rosso, rising to the position of chief race engineer.
Over the past six months it already the second case when the employee of the FIA goes to work in a team of Formula 1. But, unlike the high-profile appointment of Marcin Budkowski at Renault, such debates around Laurent Mekis Ferrari should arise, given that he did not have such extensive access to technological secrets of all teams.
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To work in a Ferrari Makes will start September 20 and will report to the technical Director of the Scuderia Mattia Binotto.
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