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Stefano Domenicali Claims ‘Level of the Top Drivers’ Best in 2021

Stefano Domenicali the president of the Formula 1.

Formula One chief Stefano Domenicali claims that the “level of the top drivers” in this year’s Formula One season “is the best“. The 55-years-old boss believes that each team participating this year has the potential to clinch the title.

The Italian emphasized how evenly the teams are matched in the new season, already hinting at cut-throat competition even before the season flags off.

Stefano Domenicali foresees tougher competition in 2021

The former Lamborghini CEO conveyed in an interview with Daily Mail, “The fight on the track this year will not be easy. The level of the top drivers is the best it has ever been.

Talking about the young Dutch Red Bull prodigy, the Formula One boss stated, “Max Verstappen seems like an old guy because he has been around a long time, but he is just 22.

Stefano Domenicali is the new CEO of the Formula 1.

Stefano Domenicali, the newly appointed CEO of the Formula 1.

With Ferrari looking forward to a better season this time around, Stefano also asserted, “Charles Leclerc at Ferrari is strong, Carlos Sainz has gone to Ferrari. There is Fernando Alonso back with Alpine.

The former team principal of Ferrari further expressed, “Sebastian Vettel is at Aston Martin and will want to show he is not the driver we saw last season. Lando Norris at McLaren. George Russell at Williams.

Adding on, Domenicali continued with his interview with the Daily Mail, “Mick Schumacher at Haas. Ha, I knew him when he was a bump in his mother Corinna’s body. He reminds me of Michael. He is a team player — Michael was that more than anything else.

A small detail: the first time I saw Michael he had a notebook with him, and the first time I saw Mick at his Prema team (with whom he won the F2 title last year) he had a notebook and pen.” the newly appointed Formula One boss concluded.

The new season’s pre-testing is already underway at the Bahrain circuit with the first race to commence on March 28 at the same venue.

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