Laurent Mekies takes over as team principal at Visa Cash App RB (VCARB) alongside Peter Bayer, who has been appointed as the team's CEO, aiming to revive the team's fortunes after a challenging 2023 season. Both Mekies and Bayer previously worked at the FIA, leading Mekies to believe the partnership will be productive, with a strong daily interaction. Mekies emphasized the equal level of both roles working "hand in hand" and brushed aside concerns about potential disagreements.

By the Numbers
  • VCARB aiming to revive fortunes after a rocky 2023 season
  • Mekies and Bayer worked at the FIA before taking on their new roles
Bottom Line

The new team management structure at VCARB, with Mekies and Bayer at the helm, is focused on a collaborative approach to reviving the team's fortune, emphasizing their equal roles working "hand in hand".