History is set to repeat itself as Ferrari prepare to hire a superstar German to revive their flagging fortunes.
Ferrari are set to become the first F1 team to own a stake in the sport following Luca di Montezemolo's resignation as chairman last week.
Luca Di Montezemolo has stood down as Ferrari chairman after almost a quarter of a century in the role.
Luca di Montezemolo's position at Ferrari looks increasingly insecure following comments made by the head of FIAT Chrysler, the Italian firm's parent company.
Formula One heads into the sort-of-unknown with a return to Austria this weekend.