Toto Wolff

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: 'Valtteri Bottas not number two driver'
Toto Wolff says that he still will not designate Valtteri Bottas the 'number two' driver behind Lewis Hamilton.
10:08
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: 'Singapore not preliminary title decision'
Toto Wolff hits back at suggestions that Sunday in Singapore was a 'preliminary decision' for a fourth world championship title for Lewis Hamilton.
Sep 18, 08:32
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: 'Mercedes keeping options open for 2019'
A new one-year contract for Valtteri Bottas sparks fresh speculation that Max Verstappen could be headed to Mercedes for 2019.
Sep 14, 11:53
Valtteri Bottas of Williams during previews ahead of the Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix at Bahrain International Circuit on March 31, 2016
Valtteri Bottas signs new Mercedes deal for 2018
Valtteri Bottas signs a new deal keeping him with Mercedes for the 2018 season.
Sep 13, 12:26
Nico Rosberg of Germany and Mercedes GP leads Sebastian Vettel of Germany and Ferrari and Lewis Hamilton of Great Britain and Mercedes GP into the first corner during the Spanish Formula One Grand Prix at Circuit de Catalunya on May 10, 2015
Liberty Media eyes Formula 1 budget cap for 2021
Liberty Media is looking to introduce a budget cap of €150m per team from 2021.
Sep 13, 11:12
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 not happy with Formula 1 weather service
Toto Wolff indicates that he is not happy with F1's official weather service.
Sep 6, 16:56
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 admits having 'coffee' with Jos Verstappen
Toto Wolff admits that he met with Max Verstappen's father at Monza.
Sep 4, 10:08
Valtteri Bottas of Williams in the paddock during previews ahead of the Formula One Grand Prix of Russia at Sochi Autodrom on April 28, 2016
Niki Lauda: 'Valtteri Bottas staying at Mercedes in 2018'
Mercedes are now poised to announce that Valtteri Bottas is staying put for 2018.
Sep 4, 09:46
Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes celebrates his win on the podium during the Canadian Formula One Grand Prix at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve on June 12, 2016
Lewis Hamilton admits wanting new Mercedes deal
Lewis Hamilton confirms reports that he wants to sign a new Mercedes contract.
Sep 1, 12:52
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: 'Valtteri Bottas should be number two driver now'
Valtteri Bottas looks set to be shuffled into de-facto 'number two' status for the remaining eight grands prix of 2017.
Aug 30, 08:52
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: 'No Lewis Hamilton contract talks this season'
Toto Wolff scotches rumours that the extension of Lewis Hamilton's contract will be a topic over the course of the next months.
Aug 29, 09:00
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 safety car conspiracy
Toto Wolff plays down a conspiracy theory triggered by comments made by Lewis Hamilton after the Belgian Grand Prix.
Aug 29, 08:57
Pascal Wehrlein of Germany and Manor poses for a portrait during day one of F1 winter testing at Circuit de Catalunya on March 1, 2016
Pascal Wehrlein admits Sauber exit likely
Pascal Wehrlein gives the strongest sign yet that he will leave Sauber at the end of the year.
Aug 28, 23:25
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: 'Mercedes may re-think team orders issue'
Niki Lauda admits that Mercedes may take a different approach in future when it comes to 'team orders' between Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas.
Aug 24, 10:51
Valtteri Bottas of Williams in the paddock during previews ahead of the Formula One Grand Prix of Russia at Sochi Autodrom on April 28, 2016
Nico Rosberg: 'Valtteri Bottas the perfect driver'
Valtteri Bottas might be close to being "the perfect driver", according to Nico Rosberg.
Aug 14, 07:57
Pascal Wehrlein of Germany and Manor poses for a portrait during day one of F1 winter testing at Circuit de Catalunya on March 1, 2016
Pascal Wehrlein not keen on Formula E move
Pascal Wehrlein plays down claims that he could keep his racing career alive in Formula E next year.
Aug 4, 11:27
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
Mercedes deny Toto Wolff furious after Hungary
Mercedes deny that Toto Wolff was furious when Lewis Hamilton gave up a podium spot to Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas in Hungary.
Aug 1, 10:32
 Fiat Chrysler Automobiles chairman Sergio Marchionne in the Ferrari headquarters in Maranello on September 10, 2014
Sergio Marchionne: 'Sauber to be Ferrari junior team'
Sergio Marchionne admits that Sauber could become "a kind of junior team" for Ferrari.
Jul 31, 11:53
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: 'Team order decision may cost Lewis Hamilton championship'
Mercedes admit that a team decision in Hungary may cost Lewis Hamilton the world championship.
Jul 31, 11:39
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: Liberty to introduce "franchise" model for Formula 1
Liberty Media is looking into replacing the F1 teams' current 'Concorde Agreement'-type commercial contracts with a franchise model, according to Toto Wolff.
Jul 27, 12:45
Nico Rosberg of Germany and Mercedes GP leads Sebastian Vettel of Germany and Ferrari and Lewis Hamilton of Great Britain and Mercedes GP into the first corner during the Spanish Formula One Grand Prix at Circuit de Catalunya on May 10, 2015
Mercedes, Red Bull slam 'Halo' decision
Mercedes and Red Bull bosses hit out at the FIA's decision to impose the controversial 'Halo' frontal protection concept for 2018.
Jul 21, 08:15
Lewis Hamilton stands in the paddock during a press conference at the Circuit de Catalunya on February 25, 2016
Absent Lewis Hamilton booed in London
Lewis Hamilton will head into his home race at Silverstone amid a cloud of local booing.
Jul 13, 15:37
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 looking ahead to 2019 driver market
Mercedes look set to keep Valtteri Bottas on board for 2018.
Jul 11, 10:42
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: Sebastian Vettel 'crashgate' over now
Mercedes chiefs call an end to the Sebastian Vettel 'crashgate' saga.
Jul 5, 13:20
Nico Rosberg of Germany and Mercedes GP leads Sebastian Vettel of Germany and Ferrari and Lewis Hamilton of Great Britain and Mercedes GP into the first corner during the Spanish Formula One Grand Prix at Circuit de Catalunya on May 10, 2015
Eddie Jordan: 'Toto Wolff will not silence me'
Eddie Jordan says that he will not be silenced, after being slammed by Mercedes team boss Toto Wolff.
Jul 4, 10:22
Lewis Hamilton stands in the paddock during a press conference at the Circuit de Catalunya on February 25, 2016
Mercedes take blame for headrest incident
Mercedes take the blame for the issue that cost Lewis Hamilton victory in Baku.
Jun 29, 09:58
Former Renault F1 team principal Flavio Briatore pictured on September 11, 2010
Flavio Briatore: 'Ferrari return not ruled out for Fernando Alonso'
Flavio Briatore says that a return to Ferrari cannot be ruled out for Fernando Alonso.
Jun 28, 11:35
Valtteri Bottas of Williams in the paddock during previews ahead of the Formula One Grand Prix of Russia at Sochi Autodrom on April 28, 2016
Valtteri Bottas not worried about Mercedes future
Valtteri Bottas insists that he is still not worried about his future at Mercedes.
Jun 27, 09:48
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 argues against further penalty for Sebastian Vettel
Toto Wolff thinks that Sebastian Vettel's act of 'road rage' in Baku should now be forgotten.
Jun 27, 09:27
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: 'McLaren could take Honda break'
McLaren's team boss admits that the British team could take a break from being powered by Honda engines in F1.
Jun 26, 10:21
Lewis Hamilton stands in the paddock during a press conference at the Circuit de Catalunya on February 25, 2016
Lewis Hamilton: 'Valtteri Bottas has earned Mercedes seat'
Lewis Hamilton says that Valtteri Bottas has "earned his place" at Mercedes.
Jun 23, 09:55
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: 'No hurry to sign new Valtteri Bottas deal'
Toto Wolff says Mercedes will 'take their time' in deciding whether to keep Valtteri Bottas for 2018.
Jun 21, 16:42
Valtteri Bottas of Williams in the paddock during previews ahead of the Formula One Grand Prix of Russia at Sochi Autodrom on April 28, 2016
Valtteri Bottas wants 'long-term' Mercedes deal
Valtteri Bottas says that he is balancing his ambitions to win races against his desire to secure a "long-term contract" with Mercedes.
Jun 20, 13:52
Nico Rosberg celebrates winning the Bahrain GP with some sparkling wine on April 3, 2016
Nico Rosberg hits back at Toto Wolff comments
Nico Rosberg dismisses alleged comments made by his former Mercedes boss Toto Wolff.
Jun 19, 09:41
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 backtracks after Nico Rosberg return comments
Toto Wolff backtracks after saying that Nico Rosberg might return to Formula 1 from retirement.
Jun 15, 15:46
Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes celebrates his win on the podium during the Canadian Formula One Grand Prix at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve on June 12, 2016
Lewis Hamilton: 'Valtteri Bottas much better teammate than Nico Rosberg'
Lewis Hamilton says that his relationship with new teammate Valtteri Bottas is working perfectly.
Jun 13, 11:32
Nico Rosberg in action at the Spanish GP on May 14, 2016
Nico Rosberg rejects Formula 1 comeback talk
Nico Rosberg rejects claims that he may return to Formula 1.
Jun 13, 11:25
Sergio Perez of Force India during previews ahead of the Formula One Grand Prix of Russia at Sochi Autodrom on April 28, 2016
Sergio Perez denies ignoring team order
Force India's Sergio Perez denies ignoring team orders in the weekend's Canadian Grand Prix.
Jun 13, 11:13
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 not commenting on McLaren rumours
Toto Wolff counts himself out of speculation regarding the dubious future of the McLaren-Honda collaboration.
Jun 12, 09:59
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: 'Paddy Lowe exit not cause of Mercedes slump'
Toto Wolff denies that Mercedes's performance took a hit in 2017 due to the departure of Paddy Lowe.
Jun 8, 18:35