Toto Wolff

Toto Wolff: We'd rather go up in flames than be beaten by Ferrari

Team boss Toto Wolff has urged Mercedes to match Ferrari's recent gains in engine performance, and says he is not willing to accept that the Italian …

Motor Racing

Motor racing-Doctors optimistic about Formula One great Lauda's recovery

ZURICH/LONDON (Reuters) - Doctors are optimistic about Formula One triple world champion Niki Lauda’s recovery following a six-hour lung transplant.<p>FILE PHOTO: Niki Lauda poses at the airport in Duesseldorf, Germany, March 20, 2018. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger/File Photo/File Photo<p>The Austrian motor …

Motor Racing

No rest for Mercedes until...

Mercedes will not rest until it has gotten better of Ferrari’s recent performance improvements, says team boss Toto Wolff. Since the introduction of …

Motor Racing

Wolff: Mercedes working 'flat out' to improve

Mercedes can ill afford to take its foot off the gas over the mid-season break, with Toto Wolff saying the team is working "flat out".

Motor Racing

Mercedes Won't Get in Ocon's Way if he Opts to Join Renault for 2019

<b>Mercedes AMG Petronas Motorsport</b>‘s team principal <b>Toto Wolff</b> says he would not get in the way of Mercedes junior driver <b>Esteban Ocon</b> if he chooses to …

Motor Racing

Hungarian GP: Jolyon Palmer column - Desperate Bottas risked massive controversy

Mercedes Formula 1 boss Toto Wolff described Valtteri Bottas' drive in the Hungarian Grand Prix as that of the "perfect wingman" - but it was a role he took way too far after playing it so well for a long time.

Auto Racing

Mercedes' Toto Wolff: "We came to Hungary with damage limitation as our motto"

<b>Toto Wolff</b> has expressed his pleasure at the team’s results at the race this weekend in Hungary, as it was initially going to be an exercise of …

Auto Racing

How Mercedes stole a win in Ferrari territory - F1 - Autosport Plus

The Hungarian Grand Prix was supposed to be an exercise in damage limitation for Mercedes. Winning was a long-shot and "wasn't realistic", in the …

Motor Racing

Mercedes yet work out why Ferrari are quicker despite Germany and Hungary wins, admits Toto Wolff

So, 12 races into its 21-event calendar, the Formula One circus heads into its much-needed summer break and Mercedes are on top in both the drivers’ …

Motor Racing

How Mercedes stole a win in Ferrari territory

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Mercedes chief Toto Wolff attempts to clear post-race comments after labelling Valtteri Bottas a 'wingman' by saying the team have no 'No 1 or No 2'

Mercedes chief Toto Wolff has attempted to clear up his post-race comments in which he called Valtteri Bottas a wingman to Lewis Hamilton.<p>The usually …

Motor Racing

Formula 1: Valtteri Bottas 'hurt' after Toto Wolff labels him a 'great wingman'

Valtteri Bottas says being called a "wingman" by Mercedes team boss Toto Wolff "hurts", but admitted maybe it was time to discuss him taking a …

Motor Racing

Valtteri Bottas upset as Toto Wolff calls him 'sensational wingman'

BUDAPEST, Hungary -- Valtteri Bottas admits it was painful to hear Mercedes boss Toto Wolff call him "a sensational wingman" for Lewis Hamilton after …

Auto Racing

I applaud Lewis Hamilton for being so frank and authentic

For all that Lewis Hamilton has shown some intense emotions of late, from his euphoria at winning in Germany to his criticisms of those who commentated on the race, I received a rather different impression last Saturday night.<p>I was at an event where a few select customers of Mercedes-Benz were able …

Valtteri Bottas

"Human Factors, Not the Machines" Made the Difference in Qualifying, says Toto Wolff

<b>Mercedes AMG Petronas Motorsport</b>‘s fourth front row lockout of the season was thanks to “<i>human factors, not the machines</i>“, says team boss <b>Toto …

Auto Racing

Hungarian GP: Hamilton takes pole position ahead of Bottas

BUDAPEST, Hungary — Lewis Hamilton produced a brilliant last lap to take pole position for the Hungarian Grand Prix ahead of Mercedes teammate …

Auto Racing

F1 Raceweek: Mercedes relaxed despite Hungary struggles

Toto Wolff is not concerned about Mercedes' pace in Hungary despite Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas trailing their rivals in practice.

Sports (India)

'Like he is Jesus': Hamilton slammed

Former F1 world champion Jacques Villeneuve has taken a swing at Lewis Hamilton, slamming the current champ’s antics following the German GP last …

Motor Racing

Arrivabene and Raikkonen excused FIA press conference duties

Following the passing of Sergio Marchionne, Kimi Raikkonen and Maurizio Arrivabene have been excused FIA press conference duties in Hungary.

Auto Racing

Formula One world in shock over death of Ferrari icon

Ferrari paid tribute to “courageous leader” Sergio Marchionne after the former Scuderia chief executive and chairman died at the age of 66.<p>Fiat …


Whiting insists Ferrari's hybrid system is legal

Be it sour grapes at the realisation that its reign is coming to an end, Mercedes remains dubious as to how Ferrari has not only caught up with it …


Toto Wolff: Developing 2021 engine alongside current one is 'madness'

Mercedes team principal Toto Wolff says it would be "madness" to push through major changes to Formula One's engine regulations in 2021 as it would …


Jacques Villeneuve: F1 champ Lewis Hamilton must think he's Jesus

Not everyone buys what four-time Formula 1 champion Lewis Hamilton is selling, and that's at least in part why the Mercedes F1 driver is often booed …

Motor Racing

Formula 1: F1 boss Chase Carey pays tribute to Sergio Marchionne

Formula 1 Chairman and CEO Chase Carey has labelled Sergio Marchionne’s contribution to the sport as “immeasurable”, in the wake of the ex-Ferrari …


FIA press conference schedule – Hungary

Thursday, July 26, 1500 hours local time (1300 UTC)<p>Valtteri Bottas (Mercedes), Esteban Ocon (Force India), Kimi Raikkonen (Ferrari), Carlos Sainz …

Formula One

Toto Wolff: We have to trust Ferrari power unit is legal

Toto Wolff has called on Mercedes to up its rate of development and outperform Ferrari after the extent of the Italian team's power advantage became …

Motor Racing

'He wears his heart on his sleeve... we are humans, we have emotions': Toto Wolff backs Lewis Hamilton over his response to television pundits as Mercedes chief told star driver not to delete his comments

Lewis Hamilton was encouraged by Mercedes not to delete an Instagram post in which he accused Sky Sports' pundits of 'undermining' him.<p>Formula One's …

Motor Racing

Man Utd to try and raise £150m in transfer fees for five fringe players

<b>Manchester United could raise ‘upwards of £150m’ from the sale of five fringe players, according to reports.</b>The <b>Manchester Evening News</b> – presumably …


Lewis Hamilton given green light by Mercedes boss Toto Wolff to continue social media rants

MERCEDES chiefs have spoken to Lewis Hamilton about his controversial social media rants - and told him to keep on doing it.<p>Hamilton took aim at …

Motor Racing

Mercedes feared Hamilton penalty in Germany

2018-07-24 17:53<p>Lewis Hamilton (File)<p>Cape Town - <b>Lewis Hamilton</b> was told multiple times to "keep building that gap" as <b>Mercedes</b> feared he may be …

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