The collaboration between Toto Wolff and Lewis Hamilton in the Mercedes Formula 1 Team continues.
Toto Wolf Wolf reveals himself to telegraph He will continue as team manager until the 2026 season.
The “Drive to Survive” profile is owned by a third of the Mercedes team. The other owners are Mercedes Group and Ineos, which is controlled by Manchester United investor Jim Ratcliffe.
Mercedes won the constructors' title every year between 2013 and 2021, and came second behind Red Bull in 2023.
Lewis Hamilton finished third in the 2023 World Championship (behind the Red Bull drivers), but the team has won only one race since 2021 (George Russell in Brazil in 2022).
– I will stay with Mercedes to beat Red Bull with Lewis Hamilton, says Toto Wolff.
– Those who drove the car in the simulator told us that the 2024 car is nothing like the car of the last two years. “If we give Hamilton a good car that he can trust, he can come back and beat everyone,” says the Mercedes boss.
The last two seasons in Formula 1 have been worrying for Lewis Hamilton, who has not won a race since 2021.
-I will not hesitate to do this work if I think others can do it better. “But I make sure I have people around me who can tell me,” he says. BBC.
-But I feel good. The risk for me is always more burnout than burnout. That is why I embrace the challenges we face today, even if they sometimes seem too difficult to deal with.
Red Bull has won the Constructors' Championship the past two seasons, usurping the dominance that Mercedes had enjoyed for many years.
-I have never had a performance requirement. Either you trust each other or you don't. “We agree as shareholders,” says Toto Wolff.
– As a shareholder, I want to get the best possible return on investment. We get the best return on investment by winning.
Wolff originally bought Williams, but since 2013 he has joined Mercedes.
Lewis Hamilton has seven world championship titles, the same number as Michael Schumacher. They are in a class of their own. The Briton is seeking a historic eighth gold medal.
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