Alfa Romeo technical director Simone Resta will leave the group at the end of this month in order to return to Ferrari.
Resta, who formerly worked as Ferrari’s chief designer from 2014 to 2018, signed up with Alfa Romeo in 2015 when it was still called Sauber. He managed a considerable enhancement at the Swiss group’s efficiency however kept relate to Ferrari and is now set to return to Maranello.
Jan Monchaux will take control of as technical director at Alfa Romeo, being promoted from his present function as head of aerodynamics.
“I want to thank Simone for his contribution to the progression of the team and I wish him all the best for his future appointments,” Alfa Romeo group principal Frederic Vasseur stated.
“As for Jan, I am delighted to have him step up to the role of technical director. He has done a brilliant job so far and I am confident he will be able to lead our technical group as the team continues its upward journey.”
The function of technical director at Ferrari has actually been uninhabited considering that Mattia Binotto was promoted to group principal over the winter season. Binotto has actually explained that he has the technical assistance he requires back at Maranello, however Resta’s return will see the group reinforce its engineering group ahead of the publication of significant modifications to F1’s technical policies for 2021.