Venturi boss D’Ambrosio leaves rebranded Maserati System E group
The Belgian follows former CEO Susie Wolff by the exit door, because the Scot left the group on the shut of the 2021-22 season.
Wolff was named as group principal of Venturi in 2018, stepping as much as the position of CEO in 2021 as d’Ambrosio was promoted to group principal – having joined as Wolff’s deputy after retiring from racing within the championship on the finish of the 2019-20 season.
Having been often called Venturi Racing by its eight years within the championship, the group will change its title to Maserati MSG Racing for 2022-23 – in deference to Maserati’s entrance as a producer and Venturi’s rebrand to Monaco Sports activities Group. MSG retains key shareholders Scott Swid and Jose Maria Aznar Botella, who purchased into the group in late 2020.
“After two unimaginable seasons, my journey with the group involves an finish,” mentioned d’Ambrosio.
“As I transfer ahead to pursue new alternatives, I want to thank everybody within the group for his or her work and dedication which has led us to our best marketing campaign thus far final season.
“I might additionally prefer to thank Susie, Scott and José for having entrusted me with main the organisation as group principal. It has been a privilege and I couldn’t have wished for a greater surroundings to evolve in after transitioning from my racing driver profession.
“I want everybody within the group the perfect as they are going to be shifting into a brand new period of the Championship.”
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“We thank Jérôme for his invaluable contribution over the previous two seasons, during which he has performed a vital position in serving to to convey our imaginative and prescient for the group to life,” added Swid.
“On a private be aware, I’m extraordinarily pleased with what we’ve got achieved collectively, and by placing the perfect folks in place, we’ve constructed a powerful group with daring aspirations for the long run.
“With this in thoughts, I’m excited to see what the long run holds for each him and us as we edge ever nearer to the beginning of System E’s subsequent era of competitors this January.”
Venturi loved its strongest interval in System E below the management of Wolff and d’Ambrosio, as driver Edoardo Mortara contested for the title in each of the earlier two seasons within the championship.
The Swiss avenue specialist was second behind Nyck de Vries in 2020-21 within the drivers’ standings, and third general final season as Stoffel Vandoorne and Mitch Evans eclipsed him within the latter phases of the calendar.
Venturi’s duo of Mortara and 2016-17 champion Lucas di Grassi helped the group to its highest-placed championship end in System E, with the Monegasque outfit second general and 24 factors behind powertrain provider Mercedes.