Ferrari have announced that Pat Fry and Nikolas Tombazis will say goodbye to the team, while James Allison will take on more responsibility. Tombazis has been working as the chief designer of racing cars since 2006, while Fry has taken on a higher technical role since coming from McLaren in 2010. The new technical director, James Allison, will be in charge of chief designer Simone Rest and drive department director Mattia Binotto. The changes are part of a team restructuring carried out by new boss Maurizio Arrivabene. He himself will lead the newly established commercial department, and media chief Renato Bisignani has become purchasing and marketing manager. Bisignani's old job will be taken over by Italian journalist Alberto Antonino, who will also lead the newly formed Ferrari dig team.
At Ferrari, they say Kimi Raikkonen can be fully competitive with Fernando Alonso if they give him a chassis that fits his driving style. Raikkonen finished his second free practice in Brazil in third place, just behind the Mercedes racers, while Fernando Alonso was only seventh fastest. The Finn found himself in trouble this year, as Ferrari's F14 T race car does not suit him. Pat Fry, Ferrari's chief engineer, told Interlagos that they managed to make progress with the Finn after Friday's free practice. "We tried different settings of the car and Kimi found one that suits him better. We tried different things related to the front of the car. All the time we try to make the front as he likes. This time we seem a little closer and it is proof, d