Luca di Montezemolo
May 22

F1: Montezemolo denies tension with Alonso at Ferrari

Monte Carlo, Monaco. Thursday 22 May 2014. Fernando Alonso, Ferrari F14T. World Copyright: Andrew Ferraro/LAT Photographic. ref: Digital Image _FER1586

wheels his F14T around the circuit in Monte Carlo, Monaco. (Photo: Andrew Ferraro/LAT Photographic)

Fernando Alonso caused something of a stir yesterday when asked about a recent comment from Mercedes boss Dieter Zetsche to the effect that the Spaniard was the best driver in the world.

Alonso responded by saying that it was always good to hear such comments from outsiders –and pointed out, somewhat enigmatically, that he didn’t always feel such support from closer to home.

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May 9

F1: Di Montezemolo To Take Bigger Role With Ferrari F1 Team

Luca di Montezemolo vows to play a bigger role in the Ferrari F1 team. (Photo: Getty Images)

vows to play a bigger role in the F1 team. (Photo: Getty Images)

Ferrari president Luca di Montezemolo made an appearance in the Barcelona paddock Friday, in essence to underline his support for new team boss .

De Montezemolo stressed that Mattiacci will need time to settle in, and until he does, Luca himself will remain closer to the F1 team than usual. He also stressed how disappointed he is with the current performance.

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Apr 30

F1: Ferrari Could Have Signed Ayrton Senna, Says Montezemolo

Ferrari president Luca di Montezomolo believes the team could have lured Ayrton Senna to drive one of its cars. (Photo: Getty Images)

president says he tried to lure to drive one of the team’s cars. (Photo: Getty Images)

Ferrari president Luca di Montezemolo related Wednesday how he hoped to tempt Ayrton Senna away from Williams before the Brazilian’s tragic death at Imola.

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Apr 6

Ferrari Boss Montezemolo Wants Changes To F1 Show

Luca di Montezemolo is unhappy with the current state of Formula 1. (Photo: Getty Images)

is unhappy with the current state of . (Photo: Getty Images)

Luca di Montezemolo has reiterated his desire for future changes to the Formula 1 rules – but insists that he doesn’t want to rein in Mercedes by implementing those changes in 2014.

The presisdent is meeting with and Jean Todt this weekend.

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Feb 4

F1: Report Suggests Ecclestone Devised ‘Double Points’ To Help Ferrari

Ferrari boss, Luca di Montezemolo.  (Photo: Steven Tee/LAT Photographic)

president stands by in the F1 paddock. (Photo: Steven Tee/LAT Photographic)

Luca di Montezemolo agreed behind closed doors that the controversial ‘double points’ innovation is necessary for Formula One.

That is the claim of F1 chief executive , despite Ferrari president Montezemolo having claimed on record that he is opposed to the unpopular idea.

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