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Monday, April 13, 2009

Waiting on diffusers, and a Ferrari shuffle

A day off for Easter and now, quiet anticipation for the FIA’s upcoming ruling on the legality of the Brawn, Toyota and Williams diffusers.

But not all is completely silent, as Ferrari has shaken up its team in response to its woeful start to the 2009 season.

Formula One - Season 2009 runup - Ferrari presents F60

Team manager Luca Baldisserri has been moved to the factory to be closer to the development of the car, the team has creating what it calls a “working party” to fast-track development of the F60. The group will be led by technical director Aldo Costa.

Chris Dyer will take over Baldisserri’s trackside role.

Saying Shanghai must be a turning point, the Scuderia have a host of changes slated for the F60.

“There will be several new aerodynamic features at Shanghai, which have been tested by Marc Gené last week at the Vairano straight. The front wing will be modified next to the front rims and the deviators,” the team said on its Web site.

The team also said it will be represented by Rory Byrne and chief designer Nikolas Tombazis at tomorrow’s hearing. Don't miss the top stories of the day, subscribe to the SpeedRead Web newspaper now! -- Email SpeedRead -- Learn more about author C.D. Six


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