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Former Ferrari F1 boss to lead Lamborghini

By Georg Kacher and Scott Newman, 17 Dec 2015 News

Former Ferrari F1 boss to lead Lamborghini

Domenicali replaces Winkelmann in management reshuffle

Stephan Winkelmann is set to step down as President and CEO of Lamborghini after 11 years at the head of the Italian supercar manufacturer.

Winkelmann departs on a high, with 2015 set to be Lamborghini's most succesful year ever, surpassing 2014's record sales total of 2530 cars.

Replacing the charasmatic Winkelmann will be fellow Italian Stefano Domenicali, who from 2008-2014 was team boss of the Ferrari Formula 1 team.

Stefano -DomenicaliDomenicali resigned halfway through Ferrari's disastrous 2014 campaign and joined Audi shortly after. He was rumoured to be overseeing the brand's transition into F1, however those plans are believed to be on ice following the dieselgate scandal.

Winkelmann is expected to head to Audi to run its quattro high-performance division, replacing retiring quattro boss Heinz Hollerweger.

Stephen -WinkelmannCan Domenicali continue Winkelmann's run of success in Sant'Agata? Will Winkelmann inject some Lambo-style into Audi's go-fast products? Interesting times at the VW Group's premium divisions.