Mekies proud of "small but significant achievements" of Ferrari "time of crisis"
Ferrari sporting director Laurent Mekies has praised the work ethic of the Scuderia during a "time of crisis" in what was a difficult year for the team.
Ferrari finished sixth in the constructors' championship having been often unable to compete with McLaren, Racing point and Renault at the front of the midfield order.
Charles Leclerc ended the year eighth in the drivers' standings on 98 points and with two podiums to his name while Sebastian Vettel was 13th, on 33 points and having stood on the podium only in Turkey.
Mekies, however, pointed to smaller victories within the team set up as evidence the Scuderia's fortunes could change in the near future.
"It certainly is a good example in what you learn in the time of crisis," he said. "It is in a bad situation you learn the most.
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