Toto Wolff

  • Mercedes play down Alain Prost-Ayrton Senna comparisons 29-05-2014 08:58 PM

    Lewis Hamilton's rivalry with team-mate Nico Rosberg is very different to Formula One's famous 1980s feud between Alain Prost and Ayrton Senna, Mercedes motorsport head Toto Wolff said on Thursday. "It's an intense relationship but this intensity is normal," the Austrian said on the team website after a weekend of...
  • Formula One: Mercedes to keep close eye on feuding drivers 26-05-2014 09:18 AM

    Dominant Mercedes are ready to read the riot act, even as they celebrate a perfect season so far, if their fractious drivers overstep the mark in an increasingly intense fight for the Formula One title. After a Monaco Grand Prix weekend marked by the souring of relations between Lewis Hamilton...
  • Mercedes ready to pump up the volume in Formula One 12-05-2014 12:23 PM

    Mercedes may have the answer for Formula One fans longing for more engine noise in the new V6 era and they are ready to sound off about it. The season's dominant team, runaway winners of all five races so far, will try a new 'megaphone' type exhaust at a test...
  • Mercedes boss rejects talk of rule changes 06-04-2014 09:33 AM

    Manama: Mercedes motosport head Toto Wolff has dismissed as 'absurd' suggestions that Formula One could rewrite its rules just because some teams have failed to make the most of new technology. Ferrari and champions Red Bull have been particularly vocal critics of the new V6 turbo era that has seen...
  • F1 bosses taken aback by double points storm 29-01-2014 07:27 PM

    Jerez: Formula One may have to 'revisit' a controversial rule change awarding double points for the final race of the season because of the backlash from fans, according to Mercedes motorsport head Toto Wolff. "I think obviously the shitstorm we got afterwards was something which was not expected," the Austrian...
  • Ross Brawn stands down as Mercedes Formula One principal 28-11-2013 03:35 PM

    London: Ross Brawn will stand down as principal and leave the Mercedes Formula One team at the end of the year, Mercedes said in a statement on Thursday. The Briton, who turned 59 last week, will hand over his responsibilities to executive directors Toto Wolff (business) and Paddy Lowe (technical)...
  • Mercedes boss Toto Wolff hopes for turnaround at Hungarian GP 14-07-2013 12:24 PM

    Despite their flop show at German Grand Prix last weekend, Mercedes boss Toto Wolff confident of a comeback in the upcoming Hungarian GP. "It is not fair to say Germany was a huge disappointment for us - it was just disappointing... It is not nice to see a car that...
  • Rosberg's pace has surprised Hamilton: Toto Wolff 14-06-2013 05:28 PM

    Mercedes team director and co-owner Toto Wolff has claimed that Lewis Hamilton has been 'surprised' by the pace of his team-mate Nico Rosberg early this season. Rosberg has grabbed a hat-trick of poles and also won the Monaco GP and Hamilton insisted that he expected Rosberg to be even stronger...
  • Mercedes will stand by Brawn, says Wolff 10-06-2013 08:22 AM

    Mercedes are standing behind team principal Ross Brawn and will not use a Formula One tyre testing controversy as an excuse to replace him, motorsport director Toto Wolff said on Sunday. Brawn, whose future has been the subject of considerable speculation, said on Friday he made the decision for the...
  • Toto Wolff to sell stake in Williams 15-04-2013 03:30 PM

    Manama: Former Williams Executive Director Toto Wolff will sell his 16 percent stake in the Formula One team now that he has moved to rivals Mercedes, but only when he finds the right buyer. The 41-year-old Austrian left former world champions Williams in January when he was appointed head of...
  • Wolff hopes Maldonado to stay at Williams 18-09-2012 05:58 PM

    London: Williams want penalty-prone Pastor Maldonado to stay with them next season but Bruno Senna's future with the Formula One team is less certain, influential shareholder and executive director Toto Wolff indicated on Tuesday. The Austrian, increasingly cast as the eventual successor to team principal and founder Frank Williams, told...