Nevertheless, the above-named mechanic was not the only Ferrarian letting go of his anger by smashing something into pieces, as Luca di Montezemolo admitted earlier today that his TV had much to suffer following the tensed finale in Brazil.
“I broke the television, I must tell the truth. When a television breaks it makes a terrible bang. My daughter in the other room was given an awful fright. Luckily we had another television so I was able to watch the podium ceremony, which I enjoyed,” admitted di Montezemolo during a press conference at the Ferrari Finals in Mugello.
The Ferrari CEO had previously admitted that he had never experienced such an intense Formula 1 finale as in Brazil. Unfortunately for the Scuderia, what could have go down in history as one of the biggest F1 turnovers turned out to be a historic finale for rivals McLaren and Lewis Hamilton.
“Miracles, when they happen, usually only happen once. I say that because last year was a miracle. A repeat is usually impossible. In Brazil, with Massa, we were in the process of producing another miracle. I reckon that in the history of F1, we have never seen a world championship decided on the last bend of the last lap of the last Grand Prix,” added the Italian official.
Di Montezemolo had insisted earlier last week the FIA should change the points' system in Formula 1, as Massa lost the championship this season despite holding the higher number of wins from all drivers. The Italian is clearly in favor of going back to the old system (before 2003), when the winner was awarded 10 points and the runner-up only 6. Back then, only the Top 6 finishers were present on the scoreboard.