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Aston Martin Headhunts Alfa F1 Designer for Engineering Role – Motorsports

Full Bat was the first high-profile recruiter as the Silverstone team enhanced its established technology.

The Italian reports to Andrew Green, whose position has changed from technical director to chief technology officer.

“Working with our existing engineering group, he brings valuable perspectives and knowledge to help shape our approach in the short to medium term,” said team boss Otomar Safnauer about Fullbat. It was.

“This appointment is in line with Andrew Green’s stepping up to a new role with a global perspective on the company’s medium- to long-term technology strategy.”

Furbatto has worked in various teams for the last 20 years.

After graduating from the University of Turin, he was involved in the birth of British American Racing as an engineer from 1998 to 1999. Then, in 2000, I spent a year with the early Toyota F1 team.

He moved to McLaren in 2001, initially responsible for stress analysis. In 2004 he was responsible for structural design and later in 2009-11 he was the F1 car project leader.

After serving as chief designer for Toro Rosso and Manor Racing, he joined Sauber in 2017 in the same role.

“It’s a project with all the elements for success,” Furbatto said of his new team. “Dedicated leadership, a talented workforce, and new investments in resources.

“I look forward to playing my part in putting this team at the top of the sport.”

Green emphasized that as the team continues to grow, more jobs will be hired.

“”[Luca] It brings a huge amount of experience with him, built up over 20 years in the sport spent on several major F1 teams, “he said.

“This is the first of many important appointments in line with our ambition to establish Aston Martin at the forefront of the grid.”

Aston’s announcement revealed that Fullbat’s role includes both trackside and factory operations, and he will be placed on the team “before the 2022 season.”

– Motorsports

Aston Martin Headhunts Alfa F1 Designer for Engineering Role

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