Dec 19

Mercedes AMG Petronas announces two engineering appointments for the 2014 season

Mercedes poaches two engineers from Red Bull

2013-05-12 - Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team - Spain 02 The Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team is pleased to announce two key engineering appointments for the 2014 season.

These two newly created roles will further strengthen the team’s technical organisation, particularly in the fields of simulation and vehicle dynamics.

Mark Ellis will join the team as Performance Director in June 2014. Giles Wood will take up the position of Chief Engineer, Simulation and Development at the same time.

Both new recruits will join Mercedes AMG Petronas from Red Bull Technology.

source: mercedes-amg-f1.com

Mercedes poaches two engineers from Red Bull

Mercedes has poached two important engineers from F1’s dominant world championship team Red Bull, according to the German newspaper Bild.

The report said vehicle dynamics chief Mark Ellis, and simulation boss Giles Wood, have both been poached by Mercedes.

“Not a nice Christmas surprise for Sebastian Vettel!” Bild correspondent Nicola Pohl surmised.

She said both engineers are due to start work at Brackley in June next year.

source: GMM