Tag Archive: Toto Wolff

May 24

Hamilton aims to be comeback king at principality

 Hamilton’s only victory at the principality came back in 2008

Lewis Hamilton has reiterated Mercedes boss Toto Wolff’s sentiments that the Barcelona clash with team-mate Nico Rosberg is in the past and is looking to return to winning ways at the Monaco Grand Prix. Read the rest of this entry »

May 02

Wolff lashes out at social media ‘lunatics’

Toto Wolff slams the suggestion there could be underhand tactics at play by Mercedes in the F1 title fight between Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg

Mercedes F1 team boss Toto Wolff felt compelled to address the suggestion that the Three Pointed Star was deliberately hampering Lewis Hamilton’s bid for a title hat-trick after a tough start to the season for the Briton. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 21

Wolff, Rosberg expect Ferrari to come on strong

They are definitely a threat
Wolff, Rosberg expect Ferrari to come on strongMercedes F1 boss Toto Wolff and early championship leader Nico Rosberg both remain certain Ferrari have a car capable to challenging for race wins despite establishing a comfortable advantage over their main rivals in the opening three rounds. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 14

Hamilton, Rosberg, Wolff and Lauda to attend Laureus Awards

Laureus Awards Ceremony in Berlin

Laureus logo Four key members of the triumphant Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One team will be flying in for the Laureus World Sports Awards, just 24 hours after the Chinese Grand Prix. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 12

Williams appoints Brad Hollinger as Non-Executive Director

“I’m honoured to be appointed to the Board of one of the world’s legendary motorsport teams” – Brad Hollinger

Williams logo Williams Grand Prix Holdings PLC (Ticker: WGF1) today announces the appointment of Brad Hollinger to the company’s Board of Directors as a Non-Executive Director.

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Mar 11

Formula One & DTM drivers ready for challenging new season

Mercedes-Benz motor racing family get new 2016 season under way at media event on Friday

2016-03-11 - Formula One & DTM drivers ready for challenging new season (5)Stuttgart: The curtain is going up on the 2016 motor racing season. The brand with the three-pointed star officially opened the new motor racing year at a special media event in the “Hallowed Halls” in Fellbach near Stuttgart. Formula One and DTM drivers and their management teams looked ahead to the tasks that face them this year against the backdrop of treasures from the successful motor racing heritage at Mercedes-Benz. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 01

Pure Storage to bring Mercedes AMG Petronas data advantage

The Californian storage technology business partners with the team to accelerate & enhance data-centric performance

2016-03-01 - Pure Storage to bring Mercedes AMG Petronas data advantageThe Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team today announced a multi-year partnership agreement with Pure Storage (NYSE:PSTG), a market-leading independent solid-state array vendor that is pioneering an all-flash revolution in the data storage sector. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 22

Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team gets back to business in Barcelona (+video)

“We remain humble, feet on the ground, pushing hard to develop every area” – Toto Wolff

2016-02-22 - Mercedes AMG Petronas - F1 W07 Hybrid, Nico Rosberg, Lewis Hamilton, Toto Wolff, Andy Cowell, Paddy Lowe 012016 FIA Formula One World Championship contender, the Mercedes-Benz F1 W07 Hybrid, unveiled at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya.

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Feb 12

Young stars flying high in 2016

Mercedes-Benz Junior drivers Pascal Wehrlein and Esteban Ocon to secure Formula One roles for 2016

01 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team Continuing a long tradition of nurturing racing talent, Mercedes-Benz is pleased to have secured Formula One roles for two of its brightest young stars – Pascal Wehrlein and Esteban Ocon – during the 2016 season. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 02

Rosberg: You always have to reckon with Red Bull

“They are a very strong team”

Rosberg: You always have to reckon with Red BullNico Rosberg: Up to one and a half years ago, Red Bull were absolutely dominant, simply unbeatable. They could always make a comeback. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 29

Wolff: Mercedes could loosen reins to enliven F1

“If you start to win, you run around with a target on your back and people will try to shoot you” – Wolff

Wolff: Mercedes could loosen reins to enliven F1Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg could be allowed to ‘go their own way’ on strategy in a Mercedes bid to avoid its dominance damaging both F1 and its own popularity. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 16

Toto Wolff maintains he will be prepared to drop either Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg if their relationship begins to affects Mercedes itself

Wolff serious over Hamilton or Rosberg axe threat

2015-12-12 - Stars & Cars 2015 - Motorsport Talk in the Mercedes-Benz Museum 0001 (2) Toto Wolff says he stands by his warning towards Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg that one will be forced to leave Mercedes if relations between the two team-mates don’t improve in 2016. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 12

Motorsport Talk in the Mercedes-Benz Museum

Stars & Cars 2015

2015-12-12 - Stars & Cars 2015 - Motorsport Talk in the Mercedes-Benz Museum 0001 (7)At the end of the most successful season in Mercedes-Benz motor racing history, the Formula One championship-winning car of 2014 (the F1 W05 Hybrid) and the DTM championship-winning car of 2015 (the Mercedes-AMG C 63 DTM) were added to the collection on the embanked display section of the museum.

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Dec 01

Mercedes: If Ferrari had a Haas advantage, they deserve it

Toto Wolff says Ferrari was justified if it did indeed gain from its technical relationship with Haas by exploiting regulation loopholes

Mercedes: If Ferrari had a Haas advantage, they deserve itToto Wolff says he has no qualms with Ferrari over whether it may have gained an advantage through its close relationship with the incoming Haas F1 team, saying if it did exploit any regulation loopholes it did so legally and was justified in doing so. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 29

F1 risks ‘arms race’ if Ferrari-Haas co-op stands – Mercedes

Mercedes suggests it will be forced to create a ‘junior’ team if the FIA regulations aren’t tightened up regarding data sharing and entry clarification

F1 risks ‘arms race’ if Ferrari-Haas co-op stands - MercedesToto Wolff says he is worried Formula 1 will develop into an ‘arms race’ between the manufacturers should the FIA not tighten up regulations he feels have allowed Ferrari to gain an advantage through its technical partnership with the incoming Haas team. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 18

Rosberg ‘still improving’ as a racer

Mercedes also says Rosberg has changed his braking phase into corners and can now tolerate more rear slipping
2015-10-24_40364 Mercedes boss Toto Wolff believes Nico Rosberg is still on the path of improving as a driver and the release of pressure of vying for the Formula 1 world title has enable him to develop his racing mettle. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 17

Mercedes hints it will discuss engine price ‘compromise’

Wolff maintains he is open to discussing the potential to lower prices of its engines
Mercedes hints it will discuss engine price ‘compromise’Toto Wolff airs his frustration about the ‘political agendas’ behind the move to develop a customer engine, but says Mercedes is open to discussion.

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Nov 16

Mercedes: We won’t let drivers pursue bad strategies

Mercedes says its drivers can have input on changing their strategies, but says Lewis Hamilton’s Brazilian GP request wasn’t feasible
Mercedes: We won’t let drivers pursue bad strategiesToto Wolff has explained the reasoning behind disallowing Lewis Hamilton from changing his strategy in the Brazilian Grand Prix, insisting a switch to two-stops would have simply dropped him into the clutches of Sebastian Vettel. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 15

Wolff takes aim at customer engine plans

Toto Wolff: I think many of us and many of you share the opinion that the ‘balance of performance’ engine doesn’t work…

Wolff takes aim at customer engine plansMercedes F1 boss Toto Wolff has called into question the FIA’s much discussed plans to introduce an independent ‘customer engine’ from 2017, using the example of series’ to suggest balancing the performance of two different powerplants won’t work. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 05

Wolff: You can’t expect manufacturers to be charitable

Toto Wolff says it is unfeasible to expect engine manufacturers to be ‘charitable’ when pricing its power units to customers

Wolff:  You can’t expect manufacturers to be charitableToto Wolff says it is unfeasible to expect engine manufacturers to be ‘charitable’ when pricing its power units to customers, saying it is reasonable to expect teams to contribute to its development costs. Read the rest of this entry »

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