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Ferrari will be a different team in 2015 - Mattiacci

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Ferrari team principal Marco Mattiacci says he is "preparing a different team for 2015" but declined to go into details.

Ahead of the British Grand Prix Corriere dello Sport reported that engine boss Luca Marmorini, who oversaw the design of the team's underpowered V6 power unit, had left the team. But Mattiacci, who replaced Stefano Domenicali as team boss in April, said he would not be disclosing any of his plans for the future any time soon.

"I don't have to make any announcements," he said. "The best announcements are results, those are the best announcements that a team can make. We are definitely working to improve because today [at the British Grand Prix] we were sixth, but the other side of the coin is that we are not happy to be sixth. The weekend was sweet and bitter, with a lot of emotion and positive things, but we are not happy to be sixth.

"Starting from here we need to prepare a different team for 2015. But do we need to do an announcement? No, I don't think we need to do an announcement. Do we need continuous improvement? Yes. That is our position and we don't have to make any announcement at the moment."

Asked specifically about Marmorini leaving the team, Mattiacci added: "Nobody on our side announced what you said. I don't want to point to any individual - in particular during the race weekend - but we are redesigning and enforcing the team. I don't make comments about individuals."

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