Tag Archive: Toto Wolff

Aug 30

Wolff only eyeing young talent long-term

Toto Wolff confirms that he sees Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg forming Mercedes F1 line-up for the foreseeable future…

Wolff only eyeing young talent long-termMercedes motorsport boss Toto Wolff admits that, while he is excited by the up-and-coming talent on the marque’s roster, there is not plan to rush them into F1. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 23

Mercedes waiting as Red Bull-Renault row intensifies

Toto Wolff says Mercedes will wait in the wings as Red Bull reportedly considers ending it deal with Renault a year early.

Mercedes waiting as Red Bull-Renault row intensifiesMercedes motorsport boss Toto Wolff says the manufacturer will not open discussions with Red Bull whilst it is discussing its future with Renault amidst rumours an early split is being considered. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 09

Mercedes may relent on engine development for good of F1

“It has never happened before that one was asked to stop development, or to be frozen, to allow the others to catch up.”

2015-06-05_0004 Toto Wolff says Mercedes is willing to listen to proposals that would effectively allow Renault and Honda a chance to catch up in engine development. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 24

Wolff demands F1 to stop its negativity

Toto Wolff says there is too much negativity in Formula 1 and demands those involved in the sport ‘have a duty of talking it up’.

2015-06-05_0007 “I think we have a duty to Formula 1 to not talk it down…constantly picking the negatives we get ourselves into a spiral of controversy.” – Toto Wolff Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 06

Canadian Grand Prix: Our coverage continues

The Formula 1 Canadian Grand Prix as lived from Flagworld

2015-06-05_0007 The morning started as usual on a Grand Prix week-end, with the sound of an alarm clock at 4:00am, but it was all good, knowing the work day with start with a breakfast with Toto Wolff.

Flagworld photo album

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May 20

Mercedes AMG Petronas agrees new three-year contract with Lewis Hamilton

New deal continues Lewis Hamilton’s long-term association with Mercedes-Benz

01 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One TeamMercedes AMG Petronas is pleased to announce that it has finalised a new contract with Lewis Hamilton for the 2016 to 2018 Formula One seasons inclusive. Read the rest of this entry »

May 07

Mercedes-Benz support for Esteban Ocon in 2015

Reigning FIA Formula 3 European champion joins GP3 Series

01 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team2014 FIA Formula 3 European champion selected by Mercedes-Benz for racing support with contractual option for the future. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 11

Mercedes AMG Petronas announces new partnership with Bose ahead of 2015 season

Bose to become ‘Official Team Partner in Sound’

01 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One TeamAs preparations for the opening race weekend of the new season get underway in Melbourne, the Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team is delighted to announce a new partnership with Bose which sees the company become the team’s Official Team Partner in Sound. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 02

Mercedes AMG Petronas welcomes Qualcomm as Official Technology Partner

Two companies to align to develop advanced communication features
 
The Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team is pleased to confirm a multi-year agreement with Qualcomm Incorporated which sees its subsidiary Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., become an Official Technology Partner of the team. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 18

Pascal Wehrlein to test with Sahara Force India in Barcelona

Mercedes AMG Petronas is pleased to announce that Pascal Wehrlein will drive for the Sahara Force India team in Barcelona

01 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One TeamMercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team Reserve Driver to feature on two of four available running days during the second pre-season test of the 2015 season Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 09

Mercedes AMG Petronas and DB Schenker link up for new logistics partnership

DB Schenker will be responsible for the team’s European logistics.

2015-02-09 - Mercedes AMG Petronas - DB Schenker (1)The Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team today confirmed a new four-year logistics partnership with German-based global transportation and logistics provider, DB Schenker. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 30

Mercedes AMG Petronas to travel in style with TUMI

TUMI to provide travel products to the team for 2015 onwards

01 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One TeamThe Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team and leading global travel lifestyle brand, TUMI, today announce a new partnership for the 2015 Formula One season onwards. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 28

Mercedes AMG Petronas announces new partnership with Epson

Long-term partnership announced prior to the debut of the MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS 2015 car, the F1 W06 Hybrid.

01 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One TeamThe Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team and Epson, a global innovation leader in printing, visual communications, manufacturing and quality of life solutions for the office, home, commerce and industry, are pleased to announce a long-term partnership for the 2015 season onwards. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 27

Mercedes AMG Petronas works to improve safety with Schuberth

Relationship with leading helmet manufacturer develops as Schuberth becomes an Official Team Supplier.

01 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One TeamThe Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team is delighted to welcome Schuberth, based in Magdeburg, Germany, to the team as an Official Supplier for the 2015 season onwards. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 19

F1 W06 Hybrid to be unveiled in Jerez on Sunday 1 February 2015

After an intensive winter of development

01 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team2015 Formula One World Championship challenger to be revealed before running commences on the opening day of winter testing in Jerez. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 26

Bottas’ managers play down Ferrari ‘rumours’

Valtteri Bottas’ managers have played down rumours linking the on-form Finn with a move to Ferrari.

2014-07-26 - Williams Martini Racing - Hungary - Valterri Bottas 04 Italy’s La Gazzetta dello Sport reported this week that, perhaps in view of replacing its current Finn Kimi Raikkonen in 2016, Ferrari has made exploratory advances towards 25-year-old Bottas in recent days. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 25

Hamilton wants to keep number 44 in 2015

2014 world champion Lewis Hamilton wants to keep his personal race number 44 next year rather than switch to number 1.

Hamilton - UK flag Traditionally, the reigning world champion in F1 wears the coveted number 1. But a change early in 2014, mimicking the system in MotoGP, meant drivers were able to pick their own number between 2 and 99 to keep for the rest of their careers. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 24

New deal with champ Hamilton may take time – Wolff

With Lewis Hamilton now a double world champion, Mercedes has vowed to waste no time in signing him up for the future.

Hamilton UK flag - photo Getty Images Officials for the German team on Sunday insisted that, with the British driver and Nico Rosberg finishing first and second in 2014, their rivalry will be back on track in silver cars next season. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 24

Rosberg gracious in title defeat

As their fierce rivalry this year came to its zenith on Sunday, Nico Rosberg was notably gracious in defeat.

Hamilton-Rosberg after Abu Dhabi - photo Getty Images The bullish German had spent the Abu Dhabi weekend firing psychological barbs at Lewis Hamilton, but on Sunday he was beaten off the line by the Briton before technical problems began to strike. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 21

Wolff sure title fight will not boil over

Toto Wolff is sure Mercedes’ in-house battle for the biggest prize in motor sport this weekend will not boil over.

2014-01-31 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team - Toto Wolff 01 Nico Rosberg on Thursday was piling on the psychological pressure, even urging Lewis Hamilton to keep their on-track fight “clean” in Abu Dhabi. Read the rest of this entry »

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