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Walter Wolf Racing was a Formula One constructor active from 1977 to 1979, which won the very first race the team entered. It was owned and run by Canadian Walter Wolf. The team was based in the United Kingdom but raced under the Canadian nationality.


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seasons

1976, 1977, 1978, 1979,

finishing positions

grid positions

driver championships

constructor championships

wins

# event driver
1 1977 Argentine Grand Prix round 1 Jody Scheckter
2 1977 Monaco Grand Prix round 6 Jody Scheckter
3 1977 Canadian Grand Prix round 16 Jody Scheckter

pole positions

# event driver
1 1977 German Grand Prix round 11 Jody Scheckter

drivers who drove for Wolf

# driver
1 Jacky Ickx
2 Michel Leclère
3 Arturo Merzario
4 Chris Amon
5 Warwick Brown
6 Hans Binder
7 Jody Scheckter
8 Keke Rosberg
9 Bobby Rahal
10 James Hunt

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Mercedes had a commanding advantage in Friday practice at Suzuka but, after a day without track activity thanks to Typhoon Hagibis cancelled Saturday’s running, Ferrari came to the fore in Sunday morning’s qualifying session.<br>Sebastian Vettel gave Ferrari its fifth straight pole as Charles Leclerc completed a front-low lockout, with Mercedes drivers Valtteri Bottas and Lewis Hamilton ...

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Wolff says that a switch of focus on 2020 led to a slow-down in development, although there will be new parts at the next race in Suzuka.<br>Asked if recent results are due to Ferrari improving or Mercedes underperforming, Wolff conceded that the latter aspect has played a role.<br>"I think the truth will be somewhere in the middle," he said. "I think they have and continue to make big steps in ...

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The run of four consecutive pole positions for Charles Leclerc since the summer break has indicated how much progress the Italian team has made in what is the sixth season with the current rules.<br>In qualifying in Russia, the Monegasque driver gained over 0.7s on second starter Lewis Hamilton just on the straights.<br>“It’s certainly an outlier,” said Wolff. “Because normally with ...

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Vandoorne joined Mercedes following an FE season racing with HWA that came after two disappointing seasons driving for McLaren in F1, while de Vries currently leads the 2019 Formula 2 standings and was a McLaren junior from 2010 until the end of 2018.<br>Mercedes is the only manufacturer with programmes in both FE and F1 and Vandoorne and de Vries are both employed to conduct simulator work for ...

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Vettel won the Singapore Grand Prix after pitting a lap earlier than Leclerc, as the circumstances of the race meant Ferrari went against its usual policy of the lead car stopping first.<br>Leclerc was unhappy with the team over the radio but cooled after the race, and Vettel said that a driver would be "very misled if you ever think that you are bigger than this team".<br><br>Read ...

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A raft of updates appeared on Ferrari’s SF90 in Singapore, including a new floor, diffuser, rear wing, nose and Mercedes-pioneered “cape” section.<br>That coincided with Charles Leclerc qualifying on pole and Sebastian Vettel winning the grand prix, despite the circuit sharing the same high-downforce characteristics as Hungary, where Vettel admitted Ferrari was “completely ...

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Bottas had been pitted earlier than Hamilton as the team tried to find a way to get past the lead Ferrari cars, but its decision to extend the world champion’s first stint opened up the risk of him falling behind his Finnish teammate.<br>Just before Hamilton’s stop, Mercedes strategist James Vowles was heard over the radio instructing Bottas to back off by several seconds and hold up the ...

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Leclerc's fifth pole of the season and third in a row surprised himself and Mercedes' lead driver Lewis Hamilton, as Ferrari has struggled in high-downforce trim this year.<br>However, ongoing aerodynamic development has brought extra performance to the car in Singapore, where Sebastian Vettel backed up teammate Leclerc in third.<br>Mercedes team principal Wolff said: "When you look at Charles' ...

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Lewis Hamilton is currently 99 points ahead of nearest non-Mercedes rival Max Verstappen in the drivers' standings, with the German car manufacturer 154 points clear of Ferrari in the constructors' battle with seven races remaining.<br>But although it would likely take a huge run of bad luck to stop Mercedes taking both championships this year, Wolff says he still does not feel that the outfit is ...

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<br><br><br>An agreement had been made but not signed when Renault changed its mind at the last minute after Daniel Ricciardo indicated he wanted to join the Enstone team for 2019.<br>Wolff subsequently made his frustration with Renault clear, especially as there was no other opportunity to place the Frenchman after he lost his Force India/Racing Point seat to Lance Stroll.<br>However discussions ...

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While Charles Leclerc grabbed a brilliant victory for Ferrari on its home turf at Monza, Vettel endured another frustrating afternoon as he spun early in the race and then was handed a penalty for rejoining in an unsafe manner and colliding with Lance Stroll.<br>While some have suggested that Vettel's ongoing struggles, against the backdrop of teammate Leclerc's growing form, are pointing to a ...

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The Finnish driver had hauled himself on to the tail of Leclerc in the closing stages of the Italian Grand Prix, but was unable to mount a proper attempt at a pass as he could not get quite close enough.<br>In the end, his hopes of a win were dashed when he misjudged his braking point slightly at the first corner and ran deep in to the chicane, costing himself valuable time.<br>Wolff says that the ...

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Charles Leclerc pulled off his second successive victory in the Italian Grand Prix on Sunday after once again facing race-long pressure from Mercedes, which kept him on his toes.<br>But while Mercedes was slightly disappointed to have just missed out on the win again, with Lewis Hamilton having come close to getting past Leclerc at one point before being forced wide, Wolff conceded that there was ...

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Hamilton was forced to take evasive action twice in the fight with Leclerc for the lead at Monza – once running wide at the second chicane to avoid an incident and then later having to back off as his Ferrari rival blocked him through Curva Grande.<br><br>Read Also:<br><br>Leclerc: Verstappen lesson helped me beat Hamilton<br>Italian GP: Leclerc fends off Mercedes duo to win<br><br><br>Although ...

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Almost all of the nine drivers participating in the final segment of Monza qualifying failed to cross the line in time to start their last run as they slowed down too much in a desperate attempt to avoid missing out on a tow. <br>The final lap was placed under investigation by the FIA and this ran well into Saturday evening, leaving the outcome of qualifying – topped by Ferrari’s Charles ...

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Wolff conceded that Mercedes had no answer for Ferrari’s speed on the straights in Belgium, citing the way Sebastian Vettel regained second place from Lewis Hamilton after losing out at the start and going wide at La Source.<br>“If you would have given me second and third in Spa, I would have taken it before the race, because we know that our package compared to the Ferraris, with the ...

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One of F1’s proposals for future seasons is to shift Friday practice so it runs later, but it appears to have opted against a considerable reduction of track time or eliminating pre-weekend running entirely.<br>In recent years, grand prix weekends that have followed rain-hit Fridays have tended to produce more entertaining races, because teams have less data and are less prepared.<br><br>Read ...

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Wolff's team clinched its 10th win in 12 races after Lewis Hamilton overhauled the Red Bull of Max Verstappen, while the two Ferraris finished more than a minute behind.<br>Ferrari goes into the summer break without a win this season but Wolff thinks the characteristics of the Belgian and Italian Grands Prix that follow the shutdown could lead to a completely different picture.<br>"It's a track ...

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Hamilton overcame teammate Valtteri Bottas in a wheel-to-wheel fight on the opening lap, and was switched to a two-stop strategy later in the race in a bid to overhaul long-time leader Verstappen. <br>Mercedes’ decision gave Hamilton 20 laps to erase a 20-second deficit, and the five-time world champion caught and passed the Red Bull with four laps remaining to win for the eighth time in 12 ...

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Wolff says that the team is facing a straight choice between keeping incumbent Valtteri Bottas and promoting reserve driver Esteban Ocon, and he believes that Russell should continue on his learning curve at Williams, where he has an ongoing contract.<br>Wolff cited Max Verstappen as an example of a driver who was given space to learn.<br>"I think you've got to consider that these guys come into ...

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Mercedes endured a disastrous Sunday, with Lewis Hamilton finishing 11th on the road after an accident, a long pitstop, a penalty for missing the pitlane entry bollard and a high-speed spin from which he was fortunate to recover. Only the penalties for the two Alfa Romeo drivers allowed him to salvage two points in ninth.<br>His teammate Valtteri Bottas lost a chance to close the gap to the world ...

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Formula 1’s leading outfit ran a special livery and had its staff wear retro-style attire at its home race, in honour of the German car brand’s 125 years of motorsport involvement.<br>However, Mercedes would endure its worst race of the F1 season by far at Hockenheim, with championship leader Lewis Hamilton finishing out of the points after several mishaps and Valtteri Bottas crashing out late ...

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Wolff concedes that had Ferrari not blown its chance with technical issues for both Sebastian Vettel and Charles Leclerc in qualifying, the Brackley team was unlikely to have been at the front.<br><br>Read Also:<br><br>German GP: Hamilton on pole as Ferrari implodes<br>Mercedes was ready to replace ill Hamilton for qualifying<br><br><br>Mercedes came to its home race with a package of aero ...

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Wolff’s comments came in the light of a debate over Hamilton’s popularity in his home country, sparked by a controversial question regarding the perception of his 'Britishness' in a press conference at his local race.<br>“I think certainly racing in front of his home crowd in Silverstone he wants to do particularly well,” said Wolff. “And that puts an additional tension and intensity ...

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Hamilton had already been on his hard tyres for 31 laps when he decided to go for the extra point right at the end of the race.<br>His teammate Bottas had pitted for a set of used softs with seven laps remaining and appeared to have secured the extra point on his first flying lap on his fresh rubber, despite being compromised by a battery issue.<br>Hamilton was advised to come in for new tyres – ...

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