Mercedes team principal Toto Wolff: simulation warning / Formula 1

Mercedes-Benz Formula One Racing Team Principal Toto Wolff of Austria provides an perception into the planning and hopes that the 2023 Silver Arrow shall be aggressive.


The begin of the 2022 Formula 1 season has come as a shock to the Mercedes team, which is used to success. Mercedes by no means actually hit the bottom operating with their new winged machine, whereas Ferrari dominated till Red Bull Racing adopted go well with. Mercedes received solely the penultimate race of final season in Brazil.

Mercedes should keep away from a false begin like in 2022. It was additionally a problem at Kitzbühel’s legendary Ganenkamm race, the place Formula One stalwarts corresponding to sequence chief Stefano Domenicali, Toto Wolff (Mercedes), Andreas Seidl (Sauber) and Dutch AlfaTauri newcomer Nick de Vries mentioned the escape.

Looking forward to 2023, Wolff appears cautious. The 51-year-old Austrian says: “The simulations inform us that we’ve to resolve our issues. But the identical factor occurred final yr, after which the automobile did not go straight. We will begin testing in Bahrain on the finish of February, and solely then will we see if we’ve solved the issues.”

In Kitzbühel, American snowboarding icon Lindsey Vonn turned the primary lady to solo the icy Streif below the floodlights of Red Bull’s complete marketing campaign.

On ladies in Formula 1, Wolff says: “I’m the largest advocate for girls in Formula 1. My spouse, Susie, was the final lady within the GP race (it was Williams editor in 2014). When it involves selling feminine expertise, we have to begin a lot earlier on the map.

Formula 1 2023

January 31: Haas F1 Online
February 3: Red Bull Racing in New York
February 6: Williams on-line
February 7: Alfa Romeo in Zurich
February 11: AlphaTauri in New York
February 13: McLaren at Woking
February 13: Aston Martin at Silverstone
February 14: Ferrari at Maranello
February 15: Mercedes at Silverstone
February 16: Alpine in London

winter check
February 23-25: Bahrain International Circuit

Formula 1 World Championship calendar
05.03. Bahrain GP, ​​Bahrain International Circuit, Sahir
19.03 Saudi Arabian GP, ​​Jeddah Corniche Circuit, Jeddah
02.04. Australian GP, ​​Albert Park Circuit, Melbourne
04/30 Azerbaijan GP, ​​Baku City Circle, Baku *
07.05. Miami GP, Miami International Speedway, Miami
21.05 Emilia Romagna GP, Autodromo Enzo and Dino Ferrari, Imola
28.05 Monaco GP, Circuit de Monaco, Monte Carlo
04.06. Spanish GP, Circuit de Barcelona-Catalonia, Montmelo
18.06 The Canadian Doctor, Circuit Gilles Villeneuve, Montreal
02.07. Austrian GP, ​​Red Bull Ring, Spielberg *
09.07. British GP, Silverstone Circuit, Silverstone
23.07. Hungarian GP, ​​Hungary, Budapest
07/30 Belgian GP, ​​Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps, Spa*
27.08 Netherlands GP, Circuit Zandvoort, Zandvoort
03.09. Italian GP, ​​Autodromo Nazionale di Monza, Monza
17.09 Singapore GP, Marina Bay Street Circuit, Singapore
24.09 Japan GP, ​​Suzuka International Racing Course, Suzuka
08.10. Qatar GP, Losail International Circuit, Doha *
22.10. Austin GP, ​​Circuit of the Americas, Austin *
29.10. Mexican GP, ​​Autodromo Herman Rodriguez, Mexico City
05.11. Brazilian GP, ​​Autodromo José Carlos Pace, Interlagos *
18.11. Las Vegas GP, Las Vegas Street Circuit, Las Vegas
26.11 Abu Dhabi GP, Yas Marina Circuit, Yas Island

* Sprint format


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