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Mattia Binotto has been very effective in improving Ferrari technical department - but his recent promotion has not immediately transformed Formula 1's most evocative and emotional team.
We are always told from a young age not to make judgements on appearance alone. However...
Take a quick look at Ferrari's new man in charge, and spend just a few moments in his company, and the extent of the change at the top of the famous Formula 1 team snaps into focus. The scowl has given way to a smile. The slicked-back hair replaced by a curly mess. Quiet self-deprecation reigns where condescension once held sway.
The good news for Ferrari, its legion of fans and Formula 1 is that Mattia Binotto's ascension to the team principal role in place of Maurizio Arrivabene represents more than just the latest rotation of the revolving door.
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