The Ferrari system can lead a driver to "burn out"

Close to, to whom he succeeded Maranello in 2015. Beyond the similarities, Wurz draws up the observation of a particularly harsh environment within the Scuderia, capable according to him of exhausting even the greatest champions.

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<p class = "canvas-atom canvas-text Mb (1.0em) Mb (0) – sm Mt (0.8em) – sm" type = "text" content = ""Sebastian is a friend of mine, but I didn't see him coming. He is still hiding his game", says the former Austrian pilot at the microphone of Sky Sports. "If we analyze the history of Ferrari, there are these first months and these first years of great love, all these radio messages, all these emotions which emerge from them, which make Ferrari so wonderful. But at some point, even with Fernando (Alonso), it looks like the whole system is plunging you into a burn out. Maybe then there is no more love, and it looks like that is what is happening. Sebastian didn't tell me about this. ""data-reactid =" 15 ">"Sebastian is a friend of mine, but I didn't see him coming. He is still hiding his game", says the former Austrian pilot at the microphone of Sky Sports. "If we analyze the history of Ferrari, there are these first months and these first years of great love, all these radio messages, all these emotions which emerge from them, which make Ferrari so wonderful. But at some point, even with Fernando (Alonso), it looks like the whole system is plunging you into a burn out. Maybe then there is no more love, and it looks like that is what is happening. Sebastian didn't tell me about this. "

<p class = "canvas-atom canvas-text Mb (1.0em) Mb (0) – sm Mt (0.8em) – sm" type = "text" content = "Today president of GPDA, the association of Grand Prix drivers, Wurz joins those who have always spoken of the exacerbated and inevitable pressure that the Ferrari environment generates. "There is more than just a passion for racing", he believes. "There is really national pressure on you, and the drivers feel it. Ferrari is very demanding with the drivers, they love you if you push them to go ahead, but if success does not happen, that suddenly turns against you and they will also protect their heritage, their work and their quality. ""data-reactid =" 16 "> Today president of the GPDA, the association of Grand Prix drivers, Wurz joins those who have always spoken of the exacerbated and inevitable pressure generated by the Ferrari environment. "There is more than just a passion for racing", he believes. "There is really national pressure on you, and the drivers feel it. Ferrari is very demanding with the drivers, they love you if you push them to go ahead, but if success does not happen, that suddenly turns against you and they will also protect their heritage, their work and their quality. "

<p class = "canvas-atom canvas-text Mb (1.0em) Mb (0) – sm Mt (0.8em) – sm" type = "text" content = "Evoking in turn the absence of unity and stability, as Jean Todt also did this week, Wurz insists on the limited liability of the drivers. "There is always friction, and it's not just about the pilots, they've also changed team managers over the years", he reminds. "I think it comes from outside influence, but also from lifestyle. This mixture seems to be delicate. We dwell on the days of Schumacher, Ross Brawn and Jean Todt. This group was so strong that it was able to succeed and put that Italian pressure aside, whatever you want to call it. Since they left, Ferrari has fallen behind its own expectations. ""data-reactid =" 17 "> Referring in turn to the lack of unity and stability, as Jean Todt also did this week, Wurz insists on the limited responsibility of the pilots. "There is always friction, and it's not just about the pilots, they've also changed team managers over the years", he reminds. "I think it comes from outside influence, but also from lifestyle. This mixture seems to be delicate. We dwell on the days of Schumacher, Ross Brawn and Jean Todt. This group was so strong that it was able to succeed and put that Italian pressure aside, whatever you want to call it. Since they left, Ferrari has fallen behind its own expectations. "