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Capito leaves McLaren in management shake-up

Newly recruited F1 chief executive officer clears desk after less than four months in the role, following a boardroom reshuffle


Jost Capito has left McLaren Racing less than four months after being recruited as CEO. The former head of Volkswagen motorsport started work at McLaren in September after being signed by chairman Ron Dennis in January 2016. It had taken Capito nine months to secure his departure from his previous role.

Capito, 58, was seen as a Dennis hire, and fell prey to the boardroom battles that resulted in Dennis himself being forced out. Capito’s exit became apparent before Christmas, but there has been no formal conirmation from the team.

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