Toto Wolff

Nico Rosberg of Mercedes during practice for the Formula One Grand Prix of Russia at Sochi Autodrom on April 29, 2016
Mercedes still investigating Lewis Hamilton failures
Mercedes admit that they are still working on fixing the engine problems that have thwarted Lewis Hamilton's championship campaign so far in 2016.
11:30
McLaren Racing Director Eric Boullier looks on in the paddock during day one of Formula One testing at Yas Marina Circuit on November 25, 2014
Eric Boullier: '2017 rules won't stop overtaking'
Eric Boullier hits back at suggestions the 2017 regulations could actually hurt Formula 1.
09:21
Formula 1 boss Bernie Ecclestone walks in the paddock before the first practice session at the Yas Marina circuit in Abu Dhabi on November 27, 2015
Top teams in leadership move against Bernie Ecclestone?
Mercedes and Red Bull have join Ferrari in reportedly moving against F1's long-time 'supremo' Bernie Ecclestone.
May 5, 15:30
Nico Rosberg leaves the stage behind Lewis Hamilton during a press conference for the kickoff of the new Formula 1 season in Fellbach, south-western Germany, on March 11, 2016
Mercedes insist no favouritism towards Nico Rosberg over Lewis Hamilton
Mercedes write an open letter to reassure supporters that they are not deliberately sabotaging Lewis Hamilton's car as Nico Rosberg races clear in the F1 championship.
May 4, 16:40
Nico Rosberg of Mercedes during practice for the Formula One Grand Prix of Russia at Sochi Autodrom on April 29, 2016
Mercedes eye 'step back' to recover reliability
Mercedes chiefs Niki Lauda and Toto Wolff say that the first priority for the reigning champions is to solve car reliability problems.
May 2, 12:14
Mercedes lewis Hamilton day 1 feb 2016 testing
Mercedes blasts anti-Lewis Hamilton conspiracy
Mercedes rubbish suggestions Lewis Hamilton's horror run of bad luck so far in 2016 may be a conspiracy.
May 2, 08:15
Lewis Hamilton stands in the paddock during a press conference at the Circuit de Catalunya on February 25, 2016
Mercedes boss: "No explanation" for Lewis Hamilton engine failure
Lewis Hamilton finishes 10th in qualifying for Sunday's Russian Grand Prix, which Mercedes boss Toto Wolff admits caught him by surprise.
Apr 30, 19:13
F1 personnel, teams and media mill around on the starting grid before the start of the Abu Dhabi Formula One Grand Prix at the Yas Marina circuit on November 29, 2015.
Marc Surer: 'Drivers to work harder with 2017 cars'
Major technical changes to the cars for 2017 will make the drivers work harder, according to Marc Surer.
Apr 28, 10:28
Valtteri Bottas of Williams during previews ahead of the Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix at Bahrain International Circuit on March 31, 2016
Valtteri Bottas admits to eyeing Mercedes seat
Valtteri Bottas admits that he would not say no if a seat opened up for him at the works Mercedes team.
Apr 25, 10:31
Dr Helmut Marko looks on in the garage during practice for the Austria Grand Prix at Red Bull Ring on June 19, 2015
Helmut Marko: 'Toto Wolff afraid of 2017 rule changes'
Dr Helmut Marko slams "paranoid" Mercedes team boss Toto Wolff for trying to spoil Formula 1's charge towards faster cars for 2017.
Apr 21, 08:38
Valtteri Bottas of Williams during previews ahead of the Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix at Bahrain International Circuit on March 31, 2016
Valtteri Bottas to keep approach despite Lewis Hamilton crash
Valtteri Bottas insists that he will not alter his racing style, even though he crashed with reigning champion Lewis Hamilton in Bahrain.
Apr 13, 08:15
General view of start of the Brazilian Formula One Grand Prix at the Interlagos racetrack in Sao Paulo Brazil on November 9 2014
Bosses to meet again over qualifying saga
Formula 1's farcical qualifying format saga is set to run and run, with bosses on Sunday only agreeing the date of the next meeting.
Apr 4, 09:00
Lewis Hamilton stands in the paddock during a press conference at the Circuit de Catalunya on February 25, 2016
Mercedes open to MotoGP test for Lewis Hamilton
Mercedes open the door for a potential MotoGP test for the team's reigning world champion Lewis Hamilton.
Apr 3, 20:37
Nico Rosberg leaves the stage behind Lewis Hamilton during a press conference for the kickoff of the new Formula 1 season in Fellbach, south-western Germany, on March 11, 2016
Most teams oppose faster cars for 2017
Almost every team in pitlane is now opposed to the plan to speed up the cars with more downforce in 2017.
Apr 2, 08:15
General view of start of the Brazilian Formula One Grand Prix at the Interlagos racetrack in Sao Paulo Brazil on November 9 2014
McLaren, Red Bull opposed 'musical chairs' tweak
The lack of time and unanimity means that F1 is stuck with the hated 'musical chairs' qualifying system for Bahrain.
Mar 30, 17:42
Toto Wolff the Mercedes GP Executive Director looks on from the pitwall during day four of Formula One Winter Testing at the Circuito de Jerez on January 31, 2014
Toto Wolff slams decision to keep 'musical chairs'
Toto Wolff slams the decision to keep the highly controversial 'musical chairs' qualifying format in place for Bahrain.
Mar 30, 14:36
Felipe Massa drives for Williams during the Australian Formula 1 Grand Prix at Albert Park on March 20, 2016
Williams-Honda rumours played down
Rumours that Williams could be set to switch to customer Honda power for 2017 are denied.
Mar 24, 09:24
Nico Rosberg disintegrates after winning the Australian Grand Prix on March 20, 2016
Toto Wolff: 'Nico Rosberg first in queue for 2017 talks'
Nico Rosberg is first in the queue to race with Mercedes in 2017.
Mar 24, 08:59
F1 personnel, teams and media mill around on the starting grid before the start of the Abu Dhabi Formula One Grand Prix at the Yas Marina circuit on November 29, 2015.
F1 Commission asked to approve qualification axe
Eyes will now turn to the F1 Commission, after team bosses voted unanimously to scrap the new 'musical chairs' qualifying format before Bahrain.
Mar 23, 08:34
Lewis Hamilton stands in the paddock during a press conference at the Circuit de Catalunya on February 25, 2016
Lewis Hamilton: "Game on"
"Game on!" declares world champion Lewis Hamilton after the Australian Grand Prix, as he finished second behind teammate Nico Rosberg.
Mar 21, 08:20
F1 personnel, teams and media mill around on the starting grid before the start of the Abu Dhabi Formula One Grand Prix at the Yas Marina circuit on November 29, 2015.
Mercedes warns 'musical chairs' could backfire
F1's new qualifying format could backfire on the sport, Mercedes warns.
Mar 15, 12:47
Ferrari F1 Feb 2016 test day 1
Mercedes: 'Ferrari gap down to mere tenths'
Mercedes is getting specific amid its claims that Ferrari has definitely closed the gap over the winter.
Mar 15, 11:16
Nico Rosberg leaves the stage behind Lewis Hamilton during a press conference for the kickoff of the new Formula 1 season in Fellbach, south-western Germany, on March 11, 2016
More freedom for Mercedes driver fight in 2016
Mercedes will ease the rules of engagement between Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg for their 2016 battle.
Mar 12, 08:53
Toto Wolff the Mercedes GP Executive Director looks on from the pitwall during day four of Formula One Winter Testing at the Circuito de Jerez on January 31, 2014
Toto Wolff sells last shares in Williams team
Toto Wolff severs his last ties to the Williams team.
Mar 10, 08:51
General view of start of the Brazilian Formula One Grand Prix at the Interlagos racetrack in Sao Paulo Brazil on November 9 2014
Nico Rosberg: 'Drivers to fend for ourselves in 2016'
The further clampdown on pit-to-driver radio communications in 2016 will spice up the action, according to a couple of 2016 drivers.
Mar 8, 11:34
Toto Wolff the Mercedes GP Executive Director looks on from the pitwall during day four of Formula One Winter Testing at the Circuito de Jerez on January 31, 2014
Toto Wolff plays down Fernando Alonso driver swap claims
Toto Wolff plays down reports Fernando Alonso almost replaced reigning champion Lewis Hamilton at Mercedes last year.
Mar 3, 08:46
F1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone at Monza, Italy on September 8, 2013
Bernie Ecclestone comments trigger storm before Geneva meeting
The Formula 1 world reacts to Bernie Ecclestone's claims that the sport is in the worst state it has ever been.
Feb 23, 08:59
Pascal Wehrlein arrives in the paddock before final practice for the Formula 1 Grand Prix of Singapore at Marina Bay Street Circuit on September 19, 2015
Pascal Wehrlein, Esteban Ocon to share Mercedes reserve role
Pascal Wehrlein and Esteban Ocon will share the role of Mercedes's reserve driver in 2016.
Feb 16, 21:15
Sebastian Vettel zips around the Circuit of the Americas in Texas during qualifying for the United States Grand Prix on November 16, 2013
Helmut Marko: 'Red Bull could extend Renault engine deal'
Helmut Marko reveals that Red Bull could extend their deal with Renault beyond 2016, if the French supplier improves the performance of its power units.
Dec 5, 12:31
British driver Lewis Hamilton celebrates next to second placed Mercedes' German driver Nico Rosberg on the podium after the Italian Formula One Grand Prix motor race at the Autodromo Nazionale circuit in Monza on September 7, 2014
Toto Wolff: 'Mercedes could drop Lewis Hamilton, Nico Rosberg due to tension'
Mercedes director Toto Wolff suggests that the team could change its driver lineup if the relationship between Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg does not improve.
Dec 2, 14:20
Lewis Hamilton in action during the Italian GP practice on September 4, 2015
Toto Wolff: 'Lewis Hamilton made final tyre call'
Toto Wolff reveals that Mercedes allowed Lewis Hamilton to choose his final set of tyres as he tried to catch Nico Rosberg at the end of the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.
Nov 29, 15:53
Niki Lauda watches the action during final practice ahead of the Canadian Formula One Grand Prix at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve on June 7, 2014
Report: Niki Lauda to leave Mercedes F1 post after Toto Wolff bust-up
Niki Lauda considers his future at Mercedes after a bust-up with Toto Wolff, according to reports.
Nov 28, 14:41
Nico Rosberg of Germany and Mercedes GP celebrates in parc ferme after winning the Monaco Formula One Grand Prix at Circuit de Monaco on May 24, 2015
Nico Rosberg takes Brazil pole
Nico Rosberg secures a fifth consecutive pole ahead of Sunday's Brazilian Grand Prix.
Nov 14, 17:23
Niki Lauda watches the action during final practice ahead of the Canadian Formula One Grand Prix at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve on June 7, 2014
Niki Lauda dismisses rumours of Mercedes rift
Niki Lauda claims there is no rift between himself and senior figures at Mercedes, despite reports of a falling out.
Nov 8, 23:10
Susie Wolff of Williams is seen before the Belgian Grand Prix at Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps on August 25, 2013
Williams test driver Susie Wolff to retire from motorsport
Williams test driver Susie Wolff will retire from motorsport after spending three years working with the Formula 1 team.
Nov 4, 07:57
Toto Wolff the Mercedes GP Executive Director looks on from the pitwall during day four of Formula One Winter Testing at the Circuito de Jerez on January 31, 2014
Toto Wolff unconcerned by Lewis Hamilton, Nico Rosberg dispute
Toto Wolff believes that the dispute between Mercedes teammates Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton in Texas has been blown out of proportion.
Oct 26, 22:16
Lewis Hamilton of Great Britain and Mercedes GP celebrates with the trophy on the podium after winning the Formula One Grand Prix of Japan at Suzuka Circuit on September 27, 2015
Toto Wolff: 'Lewis Hamilton faultless in title win'
Toto Wolff says that Lewis Hamilton was "faultless" on the way to winning the Formula 1 World Championship.
Oct 25, 21:16
Toto Wolff the Mercedes GP Executive Director looks on from the pitwall during day four of Formula One Winter Testing at the Circuito de Jerez on January 31, 2014
Pascal Wehrlein 'has 50/50 chance of Formula 1 seat in 2016'
Toto Wolff rates Pascal Wehrlein's chances of securing a drive in Formula 1 in 2016 at "50%".
Oct 18, 19:57
Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team's senior race engineer Tony Ross, Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team's German driver Nico Rosberg and Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team's British driver Lewis Hamilton celebrate on the podium after the Spanish Formula One Grand Prix o
Toto Wolff: 'Nico Rosberg not weak in battle against Lewis Hamilton'
Toto Wolff claims that Nico Rosberg will not give up in the battle for the Formula 1 world title.
Oct 3, 15:54
Sebastian Vettel of Red Bull during the final practice session at the Italian Grand Prix on September 7, 2013
Toto Wolff: 'Three-car teams possible in Formula 1'
Toto Wolff claims that Formula 1 teams could run three cars if Red Bull and Toro Rosso decide to leave the sport at the end of the season.
Oct 3, 14:59