Scuderia Ferrari F1 announces signings of Jerome d’Ambrosio and Loic Serra

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In a bid to fortify their team for the upcoming seasons, Ferrari has made significant moves in their management department, appointing Loic Serra as the new Head of Chassis Performance Engineering and Jerome d’Ambrosio as Deputy Team Principal. Effective from October 1, these appointments mark a strategic shift in Ferrari’s leadership structure.

With a proven track record in Formula One engineering, Loic Serra brings a wealth of experience to Ferrari. Formerly the performance director at Mercedes AMG Petronas Motorsport, Serra’s expertise lies in optimizing various aspects of car performance, from tires to aerodynamics. His decision to join Ferrari underscores the team’s ambition to bolster their technical prowess.

A familiar name in motorsport circles, Jerome d’Ambrosio assumes the role of Deputy Team Principal at Ferrari. Hailing from a successful racing career, d’Ambrosio transitioned seamlessly into team management, previously serving as Team Principal at Venturi Racing in Formula E. His leadership played a pivotal role in Venturi Racing’s rise to prominence, indicating his capability to steer Ferrari towards success.

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Serra’s journey in Formula One engineering began with BMW, later joining the Mercedes works team, where he played a pivotal role in their success. His appointment at Ferrari signifies a new chapter in his career, driven by the challenge of revitalizing one of the sport’s most iconic teams.

D’Ambrosio’s illustrious racing career saw him compete in Formula One and Formula E, achieving notable victories along the way. His venture into team management further solidifies his standing as a versatile figure in motorsport.

With Lewis Hamilton confirmed to join Ferrari in 2025, the addition of Serra and d’Ambrosio heralds a new era for the Scuderia.