Tag Archive: Toto Wolff

Jan 10

Paddy Lowe to leave Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport

 “I am now looking forward to a new challenge and wish everyone well at Mercedes.”

01 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team Following three and a half very successful years, Paddy Lowe will be leaving Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport. He has now begun a period of garden leave. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 09

Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport agrees Supplier relationship with Axalta

Global premium coatings company becomes Official Team Supplier

01 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport and Axalta Coating Systems today confirm a multi-year Team Supplier agreement which extends the relationship already in place between the team and one of Axalta’s premium refinish coating brands, Spies Hecker.

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Jan 08

Brawn: F1 needs a plan

Ross Brawn says one of his frustrations with Formula One is that the sport is too reactive and does not have any long term plans

Brawn: F1 needs a planBrawn – who masterminded title wins with Benetton, Ferrari and his own BrawnGP outfit – was linked to a new role in F1 last year, with rumours he could succeed Bernie Ecclestone as F1 chief. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 04

Mercedes sets launch date for 2017 F1 car

Mercedes become the second team to confirm its 2017 F1 car launch date after Ferrari
Mercedes sets launch date for 2017 F1 carMercedes AMG Petronas has revealed the launch date for its 2017 F1 car, the W08, for Thursday 23rd February which will be officially unveiled at Silverstone.
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Dec 27

Rossi and Ogier get Mercedes test invites

“I am aware that F1 is also a show and I’d really like to test the ability of Rossi and Ogier at the wheel of our cars”
Rossi and Ogier get Mercedes test invitesToto Wolff has invited MotoGP superstar Valentino Rossi and four-time World Rally champion Sebastien Ogier to test for Mercedes.
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Dec 21

Massa stays at Williams to line up Bottas Mercedes switch

Despite no final contracts being confirmed on either deal with Williams or Mercedes

Massa stays at Williams to line up Bottas Mercedes switchFelipe Massa has reportedly agreed to delay his retirement from F1 to return to Williams in 2017 which will open the door for Valtteri Bottas to take up Nico Rosberg’s vacated race seat at Mercedes.

Dec 08

Mercedes hints at Wehrlein but rules out Bottas?

Toto Wolff has revealed he is prepared to make a ‘brave’ choice when deciding who will replace the retired Nico Rosberg in the Mercedes F1 team.

2016-06-10_45849 Following last week’s shock revelation that Rosberg will retire from the sport just days after landing his first F1 world title, attention has now turned to who will replace the German in the triple title-winning team.
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Dec 06

Mercedes will consider Alonso for vacant seat

“But he is in a contract with McLaren-Honda at the moment and we just need to weigh all the other options up.”
2016-07-10-Sunday-0033 Toto Wolff has hinted Mercedes will be willing to pursue Fernando Alonso as a replacement for newly-retired world champion Nico Rosberg, but McLaren has indicated it isn’t open to letting its star driver go.
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Dec 04

Mercedes ponders options as drivers come forward

The bookies favourite remains Mercedes junior Pascal Wehrlein

2016-12-03 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team - Nico Rosberg - Sindelfingen (24) Mercedes F1 boss Toto Wolff has revealed the team is looking to make a ‘quick’ decision on who will replace Nico Rosberg following the new world champion’s shock decision to retire. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 03

Motorsport meets Sindelfingen: The Silver Arrows World Champions say “THANK YOU!” (+photos)

Sindelfingen: “THANK YOU!” 

2016-12-03 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team - Nico Rosberg - Sindelfingen (38) All the glamour of motorsport at the Mercedes-Benz works in Sindelfingen: Formula One World Champion Nico Rosberg and his Silver Arrows Formula One Team express their gratitude for the support they received en route to the World Championship hat-trick.

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Dec 03

Hamilton: It doesn’t matter who replaces Rosberg

“It’s going to be very, very strange and it will be sad not to have him in the team next year”

Hamilton: It doesn’t matter who replaces RosbergLewis Hamilton say he doesn’t care who Mercedes picks as F1 world champion Nico Rosberg’s replacement, following the shocking news of the German’s retirement from the sport with immediate effect.
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Dec 02

A dream fulfilled: Nico Rosberg ends his racing career (updated)

Nico Rosberg to stop racing in Formula One with immediate effect

2016-12-01 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team - Nico Rosberg celebrates World Championship success in Brackley _12016 FIA Formula One World Champion elect Nico Rosberg today announced that he will stop racing in Formula One with immediate effect.

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Nov 29

Petronas welcomes F1 World Champions to Kuala Lumpur (+photos)

Petronas has been the lifeblood of the team’s triple Championship success

2016-11-29 - Petronas welcomes F1 World Champions to Kuala Lumpur (7) Petronas gave the 2016 Formula One World Champions an ecstatic reception at the company’s headquarters in Malaysia on Tuesday. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 23

F1 Abu Dhabi GP: “May the best man win” – Wolff

“Both of them have been exceptional and either one would make a worthy champion”

Wolff: May the best man winToto Wolff says with the F1 world championship going down to the final round it is proof how closely matched Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg have been 2016 and is determined for Mercedes to give both drivers a flawless race weekend to ensure a fair and fierce battle.
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Nov 19

Brawn warns new regulations may not end dominant era

Brawn’s argument echoes that of Mercedes F1 boss Toto Wolff
2016-10-22_70944 Ross Brawn says there is a good chance one team could continue to dominate F1 despite a change in technical regulations aimed at growing competition amongst the leading teams. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 10

Esteban Ocon joins Sahara Force India for 2017 and beyond

The 20-year-old Frenchman will race alongside Sergio Perez

05 - Sahara Force India F1 TeamSahara Force India is pleased to confirm Esteban Ocon as a race driver for 2017 and beyond following the signing of a multi-year contract.

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Nov 07

Wolff: F1 must learn from Austin, Mexico to help German GP

Ecclestone recently confirmed there is still ‘nothing sure yet’ in regards to a deal for the 2017 German GP
Wolff: F1 must learn from Austin, Mexico to help German GPToto Wolff says organisers and promoters of the German Grand Prix could learn from the recent success of the races in the United States and Mexico to bring the fans back, while speculation of the race dropping off the 2017 calendar continue.
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Nov 03

Ross Brawn plays down F1 chief talk

“I’m doing a little consulting to help them better understand F1 but that’s all.”
2013-06-08_1134 Ross Brawn has denied reports he is being lined up to succeed Bernie Ecclestone as F1 chief, insisting he is simply ‘doing a little consultancy’ for the Liberty Group.
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Nov 01

Brawn lined up to succeed Ecclestone as F1 chief

Ross Brawn is reportedly ready to succeed F1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone and has already signed a new contract with Liberty Media and the FIA

Brawn lined up to succeed Ecclestone as F1 chiefIn an interview with the Daily Telegraphy Brawn recently revealed he would be tempted to a move back to F1 but only in a role at the head of the sport and not part of a team. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 30

Wolff: Brawn back in F1? He gets my vote…

Toto Wolff says he would be very happy to see Ross Brawn back in Formula 1 amidst talk he could be in line for an FIA/FOM role.
Wolff: Brawn back in F1? He gets my vote…Toto Wolff says he would be happy to see former colleague Ross Brawn return to Formula 1 despite apparent acrimony between the pair during their time together at Mercedes. Read the rest of this entry »

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