James Allison, Lotus, Nurburgring, 2011

Ferrari confirm Allison will join them in September

2013 F1 seasonPosted on | Author Keith Collantine

James Allison, Lotus, Nurburgring, 2011Ferrari have confirmed former Lotus technical director James Allison will join the team as of September.

Allison will take on the role of chassis technical director.

The team also announced current technical director Pat Fry will take on the new position of director of engineering. Allison and Fry will both report to team principal Stefano Domenicali.

Allison left Lotus in May. He previously worked for Ferrari in the early 2000s and left the team at the end of 2004. Allison began his F1 career with Benetton (now Lotus) in 1991 and later in the 1990s. He had been with Lotus since 2005, when the team was called Renault.

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