"At the very beginning, when I realised I had to wait all these months, it was a bit frustrating," he said (via Motorsport.com). "Because you want to jump straight away and think how you can contribute and support.
"But the truth is if you have gone from a job to another straight away, you will probably be taken straight away by the intensity of the racing calendar, by the day-to-day decisions that you have to make.
"So it's been actually quite a great luck to have to step back, to have to look perhaps at the bigger picture, to have a chance to think on how you want to do a lot of things. It could be all about finding great people there.
"It's really what is our sport now. It's the people, it's the people-to-people. And that's very much what I'm looking forward to start with again.
"I'm very, very fortunate to come from an incredible racing family and going to another incredible racing family. So very, very grateful."
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