Ferrari turn their attention to 2024 car after poaching more Red Bull engineers

Ferrari have reportedly signed two former Red Bull aerodynamicists to start working on their 2024 car.

Ferrari’s hopes of challenging for the championship appear to have already switched to 2024, with the Italians working tirelessly to ensure that they have the right personnel in place well ahead of next season.

Team principal Frederic Vasseur is beginning to fit the pieces in his personnel puzzle, following the reported arrival of two Red Bull employees.

Vasseur is seemingly not playing any games when it comes to getting the right people through the door, with the Frenchman knowing that in order for Ferrari to return to winning ways, they need to be a well-oiled machine both on and off the circuit.

Whilst one of the former Red Bull employees to have made the switch is yet to be named, it has been revealed that they are an aerodynamicist.

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The other former Red Bull employee on the other hand, has been named, with him being dubbed as Ferrari’s “wildcard”.

According to the Italian edition of, Ferrari have signed aerodynamicist David George, who’s experienced working in F1, NASCAR and IndyCar.

The very experienced American was supposedly key to Honda returning to the front with Red Bull, could he perhaps have a similar effective on Ferrari?

George is expected to work with the department led by aero chief and vehicle project manager Enrico Cardile, on the Maranello-based outfit’s 2024 car, as will the unnamed former Red Bull colleague.

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The American is described as a ‘valuable wildcard who brought innovative ideas to the projects he worked on’, something which will likely excite Vasseur.

Ferrari do very much appear to be switching their focus to 2024 already; however, the Italians still have a considerable number of upgrades to introduce throughout the season to their SF-23.

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It’s been a miserable start to 2023 for the Scuderia, with the outfit having just one podium to their name from the opening six races.

To make things worse, they find themselves fourth in the Constructors’ Championship and 159 points behind Red Bull, effectively ruling the Italians out of the title fight already.

The addition of the two former Red Bull employees will perhaps give the side some newfound belief though, with Ferrari perhaps a side to be feared for 2024 given the expertise they’ve employed to focus on next season’s car.