Tag Archive: Toto Wolff

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 »

Oct 27

Wolff assesses title swing between Rosberg, Hamilton

“The game for 2017 has also already started, so when you throw all these factors into the mix we are looking at an exciting end to this season”
2016-10-22_71023 Mercedes team principal Toto Wolff has given his analysis into how the F1 world title race has flipped between his two drivers and says both Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton are feeling the pressure to perform over the final three races. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 25

Hamilton refutes Wolff claim he wasn’t ‘down on power’

“I was definitely down on power. I didn’t know if I was going to make it.”
2016-10-23_72691 Lewis Hamilton has insisted he won the United States Grand Prix despite having a car that was down on power compared with Nico Rosberg, even though Toto Wolff maintains he wasn’t.
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Oct 20

Wolff calls on Mercedes to give drivers fair title fight

“Our priority over the coming weeks is to give both our boys the best possible chance of winning the remaining four races”
Wolff calls on Mercedes to give drivers fair title fightMercedes team principal Toto Wolff says the squad has relished clinching its third straight F1 world constructors’ title but now must ensure a perfect end to 2016 to allow both Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton a fair fight for the drivers’ championship.
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Oct 11

Brackley and Brixworth celebrate #TheTriple! (+photos)

The 2016 season has been a spectacular journey for the Silver Arrows

2016-10-11 - Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team (2) Drivers and Senior Management return from Japan to a winner’s welcome, with a day of celebration alongside colleagues at both Mercedes-Benz Formula One factories. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 11

Hamilton functions best when under pressure – Wolff

Lewis functions best when he is under pressure and when he has a target
Hamilton functions best when under pressure - WolffThe 2016 Formula 1 World Championship is not simply Nico Rosberg’s to lose according to Toto Wolff, the Mercedes team boss saying Lewis Hamilton is at his best ‘when he has a target’.
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Oct 04

Mercedes-Benz GP Ltd takes an option to enter Formula E in Season 5

Toto Wolff and Alejandro Agag agree to reserve an entry in the electric championship for Mercedes

2016-10-04 - Mercedes-Benz GP Ltd takes an option to enter Formula E in Season 5 Mercedes-Benz Grand Prix Ltd (MGP) and Formula E Operations Ltd have signed an agreement by which Mercedes takes an option to enter the FIA Formula E Championship in Season 5. According to the option agreement, Mercedes may choose to be one of the maximum of 12 entries to be proposed by the Championship Promoter to the FIA to enter the 2018-19 Formula E Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 04

Wolff certain engine blows won’t dictate title battle

“It is a mechanical sport, and these things happen”
Wolff certain engine blows won’t dictate title battleMercedes F1 team principal Toto Wolff has refuted the idea the series of engine failures Lewis Hamilton has suffered will put a tilt on the world title race towards Nico Rosberg but has concede the German has enjoyed the majority of luck in 2016. Read the rest of this entry »

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