Changes in the technical leadership of the champion team. James Allison resigned and left the day-to-day work of the team.
Mediumercedes announced today that James Allison, the head of its technical department, has resigned, injecting fresh blood into the daily work of the F1 team, especially Mike Elliot, who has served as the head of aerodynamics since 2012. ), and then responsible for F1 technology and Vietnamese veterans. He started racing in McLaren in 2000 and then experienced Renault.
Alison is a highly respected engineer who has won world championships with Renault, Ferrari and Mercedes. He arrived in 2017 to lead the technical department, which was established with his contract and now has opened a new department to continue to work for the company, and he will continue to be the head of the department. Mercedes said the chief technology officer, chef technology officer, from there “he will help the team deal with the strategic challenges of the next era of sports.”
They said in the German team: “James will continue to work closely with the technical leaders of Blakely and Brixworth to ensure that the team always has the appropriate capabilities to meet their needs.” Long-term challenges, and now F1 will have far-reaching Changes, this starts from 2022.
His departure is inevitably related to Mercedes’ low-key performance in the starting game in 2021. In that game, he won the first game and seemed to have lost the opportunity to lead to Red Bull. Red Bull actually did not. Did not win because of Verstappen’s final penalty kick in Bahrain. The team itself has been preaching that it has nothing to do with it, nor is it a shaky person, and there is no connection between one thing and another.
Obviously, the first step in the transition to the new organization will take place in the next few months. Alison will leave the de facto position on July 1st in the middle of the season and close the Big Three to keep Mercedes and Aldo Costa, who left him in 2018 And retired to benefit from Mark Ellis (Mark Ellis).
His immediate boss, Toto Wolff, said: “He will be an important partner for me in the next few years, and I know we still have a lot of work to be done in common.” He added: “We often say The organization is a dynamic institution, and if we really want to thrive, we must continue to adapt.”
“I delivered the baton to the organization and myself at the right time, and I look forward to continuing to make useful contributions in new areas of activity as my chief technology officer, focusing on improving our overall capabilities.” To support Toto in the near future to deal with the main strategic challenges we face,” Allison said.