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Mercedes technical director James Allison opens up on Toto Wolff’s future

Mercedes team chief Toto Wolff

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Mercedes team technical director James Allison would like to see Toto Wolff continue with Mercedes competing in Formula 1 for a few more years. Mercedes Technical Director James Allison hopes team boss Toto Wolff will remain at the helm of the Brackley team.

Wolff is currently reflecting on his future in F1 with the Mercedes team he has led since the beginning of the hybrid era. His contract with the German manufacturer comes to an end at the end of this year.

“I don’t think any of us would underestimate for a moment how important Toto is to this team,” James Allison told Channel 4. “He brings and has brought stability for many years and it’s been a challenge for all of us to aim for the highest possible absolute standards.

“And this standard never wavers, but it is done with humour, fairness and a degree of kindness that makes the team an extremely pleasant place to work. Internally he is a fantastic leader, externally he protects us from the shark pit that F1 can sometimes be. He has been, I would say, one of the most important pillars of this team’s success and I hope he will be with us for many years to come. ”


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