Chinese GP: Ferrari introduces new team principal in Shanghai

Marco Mattiacci, the former president of Ferrari North America, said he received a call from Ferrari chairman Luca di Montezemolo to discuss the job, and hours later he was on a plane to Milan. Now, he's in Shanghai for his first big test, trying to inspire his team to its first podium finish of the season.

updated: April 19, 2014 11:07 IST
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Shanghai: Ferrari's new team principal, Marco Mattiacci, arrived at the Chinese Grand Prix on Friday wearing large sunglasses - on an overcast day.

There was a reason, he said, and it didn't have anything to do with vanity.

"If you do, in less than four days, almost 40 hours of flying and you don't sleep in the last four days, probably you need sunglasses," he said.

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