Sidepodcast // All for F1 and F1 for all

Next race: Chinese Grand Prix, Shanghai
F1Minute // Bitesize Formula One news

Toto Wolff switches to Executive Director role at Williams // The shareholder takes on more responsibility

Published by Christine Blachford

Toto Wolff switches to Executive Director role at Williams
Credit: Glenn Dunbar/LAT
Toto Wolff switches to Executive Director role at Williams audio waveform
00:01:00
Slow

This is F1Minute - Toto Wolff switches to Executive Director role at Williams.

Toto Wolff, shareholder at Williams, has increased his day to day involvement with the team, moving from a Non-Executive Director to an Executive one. Frank Williams explained the change, saying: “Toto’s new role, working closely alongside myself, is about Williams looking forward and managing the successful running of the company.”

Toto himself adds that he’ll be helping Frank out in his Team Principal role, saying: “I am really looking forward to be able to take my responsibilities to a new level.”

Meanwhile, the team are moving on from a difficult German Grand Prix, and keeping a close eye on the competition. Chief Operations Engineer Mark Gillan won’t give anything away though, he says: “As a team we have got a lot still to improve, even with the package we’ve got. The DRS, the exhausts, they’re all bolt on and nice to have.... A lot of these things need a lot of investment just to get it on the car... depending on the results from the windtunnel, you decide which one you go for.”




Buy from Amazon - Pocket F1 Handbook: Guide to the 2015 Grand Prix Season

365 F1 stories

On this day in 2006, a company completed their acquisition of Formula One - which company was it?

F1 team launches
Sauber F1 TeamOnline20 Feb
Renault Sport F1 TeamTBC21 Feb
Sahara Force India F1 TeamSilverstone, England22 Feb
Mercedes AMG Petronas MotorsportSilverstone, England23 Feb
McLaren HondaTBC24 Feb
Scuderia FerrariFiorano, Italy24 Feb
Williams Martini RacingTBC25 Feb
Haas F1 TeamTBC26 Feb
Red Bull RacingOnline26 Feb
Scuderia Toro RossoBarcelona, Spain26 Feb
F1 test schedule
Circuit de Barcelona-CatalunyaSpain27 Feb
Circuit de Barcelona-CatalunyaSpain28 Feb
Circuit de Barcelona-CatalunyaSpain1 Mar
Circuit de Barcelona-CatalunyaSpain2 Mar
Circuit de Barcelona-CatalunyaSpain7 Mar
Circuit de Barcelona-CatalunyaSpain8 Mar
Circuit de Barcelona-CatalunyaSpain9 Mar
Circuit de Barcelona-CatalunyaSpain10 Mar

An Aside with Joe