Lewis Hamilton in 'best place' since joining Mercedes, says Toto Wolff

Lewis Hamilton is in the best mental shape he has been in since joining Mercedes, says team boss Toto Wolff. Hamilton cut Sebastian Vettel’s lead in the title race to 12 points with victory in Canada, a fortnight after his worst race of the year in Monaco. Wolff said: “Lewis is in the best place…

F1 gossip: Rosberg, Wolff, Honda, McLaren, Sauber

Monday, 19 June The 2016 world champion Nico Rosberg says “I know what Toto really thinks about me, so I don’t care what an English newspaper writes” after Mercedes chief Toto Wolff accused him of being ‘the vicious one’ during his battles with Lewis Hamilton. (DPA news agency via F1i.com) Hamilton believes Mercedes can be…

I have rediscovered why I love F1 – Wolff

Mercedes boss Toto Wolff says this year’s intense battle with Ferrari has revived his love for Formula 1. Mercedes dominated F1 from 2014-16 but Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel leads Lewis Hamilton by six points after five races of this season’s championship. Wolff said: “The last three years were extraordinary. But this season I have rediscovered why…

No magic bullets for Hamilton issues – Toto Wolff

There are no “magic bullets to understanding” Lewis Hamilton’s car issues, says Mercedes boss Toto Wolff. Three-time world champion Hamilton has won one of the season’s four races and finished fourth at the Russian Grand Prix last time out. “Lewis had a difficult weekend in both qualifying and the race,” said Wolff. “We’ve since been…

No magic bullets for Hamilton issues – Toto Wolff

There are no “magic bullets to understanding” Lewis Hamilton’s car issues, says Mercedes boss Toto Wolff. Three-time world champion Hamilton has won one of the season’s four races and finished fourth at the Russian Grand Prix last time out. “Lewis had a difficult weekend in both qualifying and the race,” said Wolff. “We’ve since been…

Wolff loses driving ban appeal

Former Formula 1 driver Susie Wolff has failed in a bid to get a driving ban for speeding overturned. The 34-year-old, who now works as an ambassador for Mercedes, told a judge at Oxford Crown Court that losing her licence was “hugely embarrassing” and would affect her charity work. She was recorded doing 35mph in…