Toto Wolff

We can learn a lot about a person if we know what types of things he or she talks about or comments on the most frequently. There are numerous topics with which Toto Wolff is associated, including World Champion and Nico. Most recently, Toto Wolff has been quoted saying: “Lewis and Valtteri are in a great place. They have a respectful and friendly relationship from what we've seen in our team briefings so far. It's an exciting time for them because these new cars are a real physical challenge. Both felt from testing that the G-Forces are enormous and they are embracing the new challenge of F1 2017.” in the article Merc boss Toto Wolff says fans should be excited by 'violent' new F1 cars.

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Of course. Lewis is one of the best drivers out there and it's never going to be easy, but that's something I am going to work at. You never want to be behind your team-mate at the end of the year, that's definitely always going to be my goal. This year it is going to be more tricky than before but that's also a motivator for me because I feel I have a lot to prove.

The target with these new regulations was to make this generation of F1 cars the quickest in the history of the sport. And looking at the results from testing, we're well on the way to achieving that. It's something that's never been done before and that's a radical change. We've even made them look more spectacular.

Having spoken to the drivers, these machines are violent -- just like Formula One cars should be. I have been out on track watching them and, next to the previous generation of cars, these are properly spectacular cars. From a fan perspective - and a part of me will always be a fan - it really is something special. Any true motorsport lover simply has to see them in the flesh.

Lewis and Valtteri are in a great place. They have a respectful and friendly relationship from what we've seen in our team briefings so far. It's an exciting time for them because these new cars are a real physical challenge. Both felt from testing that the G-Forces are enormous and they are embracing the new challenge of F1 2017.

Liberty Media will certainly have to tackle the topic of ticket prices.

The Ecclestone era ending is a pretty big thing. We need to embrace the future and we shouldn't be too nostalgic about the past. This sport has a huge opportunity for growing bigger and bigger and we could all benefit from this. We need to push in that direction.

Paddy has played an important part in our success during the past three and a half years and we thank him for his contribution to this significant chapter in Mercedes' motorsport history. Success in Formula One is not about single individuals but about the strength in depth and technical capability of an organization. We have the talent in place to continue our success of recent years and we plan to build upon it in 2017 and beyond.

Success in Formula One is not about single individuals but about the strength in depth and technical capability of an organization.

But he's with Williams now, the lead driver, and is very important for the combination with (newly-signed Canadian rookie) Lance Stroll. Claire (Williams) and her team very much rely on him.

He has chosen to leave at the pinnacle of his career, as world champion, having achieved his childhood dream. The clarity of his judgment meant I accepted his decision straight away when he told me.

Ross has huge experience, has the right personality, the technical knowledge of potentially playing an important part in Formula One going forward.

We have always kept them racing, actually we have had no team orders and that is exactly the same way we want to continue - and hopefully not let them down with mechanical issues.

It's very difficult to fly back from a race that has been very difficult for you and where your team mate has scored a lot of points. But...he's a three times world champion, he's able to recover from that difficult moment.

There are things we can learn from the American way, particularly in the digital areas.

After all the hard work we've put in over the past two weeks it's deeply disappointing to come away with no points, but in my opinion this was a racing incident, with the drivers racing for position. Both Lewis and Nico are upset.

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