New AlphaTauri Team Boss Begins Work at Last

Laurent Mekies, with years of experience at Ferrari, is set to start as the team boss of AlphaTauri, Red Bull Racing’s sister team, and is looking forward to the new adventure.

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‣ Laurent Mekies, with years of experience at Ferrari, is set to start as team boss of AlphaTauri, Red Bull Racing’s sister team.
‣ Mekies had previously worked for Red Bull Racing’s sister team, initially for Minardi, and was promoted to chief engineer when Minardi changed to Toro Rosso in 2005.
‣ As the new team boss, Mekies is looking forward to the new adventure and is eager to work with the talented people in Faenza and in Bicester.


It’s official. Laurent Mekies is stepping up. He’s taking the reins as team boss for AlphaTauri. After a long stint at Ferrari, this Frenchman’s getting his shot. He’s set to propel Red Bull Racing’s sister team to new heights.

On LinkedIn, he’s buzzing. He’s eager for what’s to come.

Mekies isn’t new to Red Bull Racing’s sister team, though. He’s been there before. His journey began with Minardi. He was race engineer for big names like Mark Webber and Christijan Albers.

Then, in 2005, things changed. Minardi became Toro Rosso. And Mekies? He got a promotion. He became chief engineer.

AlphaTauri’s Mekies: A ‘new adventure’ awaits

Now, Mekies is back where it all started. But this time, he’s the boss. He’s stoked. “A new adventure starts now,” he says. He’s grateful, moving from one “special racing family” to another.

He’s ready for the journey. He’s excited for the “new chapter” they’ll write together. He’s eager to work with the talented folks in Faenza and Bicester. Mekies is all in.

And we can’t wait to see what he does next.

Albert Ramirez
Albert Ramirez
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