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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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Red Bull is taking over the Honda power unit project from next year, and is ramping up its facilities in Milton Keynes to prepare an all-new power unit for when new regulations come in for 2025.<br>It has been on a huge recruitment drive to find the best staff possible, and has lured away several of Mercedes' long-serving staff from its Brixworth engine headquarters.<br>But while the loss of staff ...

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A report in the UK press earlier this week claimed that Bottas may not see out the season at Mercedes after a sluggish start to the year that has seen him fall 37 points behind team-mate Lewis Hamilton in the standings.<br>But the report was swiftly dismissed by Bottas, who called it “bullshit”, while Hamilton called on the Finn’s critics to “give him a break”, showing his ...

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Red Bull revealed in February that it would be forming its own power unit arm, known as Red Bull Powertrains, that would take over the existing Honda engine IP upon the Japanese manufacturer’s F1 exit at the end of the year.<br>Red Bull is making plans to produce and develop its own power unit in-house upon the next generation of engines in 2025, led by technical director Ben Hodgkinson, who ...

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Mercedes team principal Wolff has been heard giving messages of encouragement to Bottas at a number of recent races after a request for more feedback from the Finn last year.<br>Bottas was in pursuit of Verstappen while running third in Sunday's Portuguese Grand Prix when Wolff was heard on the radio saying: "Hunt him down, Valtteri, you're the quickest car."<br>An exhaust sensor issue ultimately ...

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Seven-time F1 world champion Hamilton scored the 97th victory of his career in Sunday’s Portuguese Grand Prix, passing Max Verstappen and Valtteri Bottas en route to the race win.<br>Hamilton said after his win that he found the race mentally and physically draining, having recovered from a slip-up on the restart after the safety car that dropped him to third place. Mercedes has found itself ...

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Red Bull announced in February that it would be forming its own engine division called Red Bull Powertrains, and would acquire the IP for its existing Honda power units ahead of the Japanese manufacturer's exit from F1 at the end of the year.<br>The new division will be based on Red Bull's F1 team campus at Milton Keynes, and is already making plans to produce a new power unit in-house for 2025 ...

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Following a majority freeze in the technical regulations for 2021 as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the performance gap between the leading teams and the rest of the grid has dropped this year.<br>Less than half a second covered the top eight drivers in qualifying for last weekend’s Emilia Romagna Grand Prix at Imola, including drivers from Mercedes, Red Bull, AlphaTauri, Ferrari and ...

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The FIA moved to reduce downforce on the cars for 2021 in a bid to slow speeds on safety grounds, focusing on rules for the design of the floors of the car.<br>The downforce cuts appear to have hit teams running low-rake cars harder than those who operate a high-rake concept, leaving Mercedes and Aston Martin in particular on the back foot.<br>Aston Martin team principal Otmar Szafnauer said last ...

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Williams driver Russell collided with Bottas when trying to overtake for ninth place at high-speed during Sunday’s Emilia Romagna Grand Prix, resulting in a sizeable crash.<br>The incident left debris strewn across the track and caused the race to be red-flagged, and sparked angry reactions from both Russell and Bottas, who blamed each other.<br>Mercedes team principal Wolff said that while ...

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It was announced last week that, as of July 1, Allison will hold a newly-created position of chief technical officer, a change that some interpreted as a possible first step to him eventually being the overall head of the team.<br>Wolff retains the team principal job for the foreseeable future, having explored his options over the past year. The Austrian has made it clear that he will eventually ...

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Mercedes sparked controversy at the 2018 Russian Grand Prix when it asked Bottas to move aside for teammate Lewis Hamilton in a bid to protect its 1-2 finish.<br>Bottas was left visibility disappointed and unhappy by the call from Mercedes, and claimed during the most recent series of Drive to Survive on Netflix that the incident made him consider quitting F1.<br>"That was tough, tough to accept," ...

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Although Mercedes won the F1 season opener in Bahrain, the pace shown by Red Bull throughout the weekend points to the RB16B being the quickest car on the grid right now.<br>But rather than Mercedes being downbeat about the task it now faces to close the gap to Red Bull, Wolff says the German car manufacturer was actually revelling in the circumstances.<br>“In a way there is a feeling within the ...

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After being teammates in karting, Hamilton and Rosberg raced at Mercedes between 2013 and 2016, going head-to-head for the Formula 1 world championship in their final three years together.<br>The title battles featured a number of tense moments between the two drivers, including on-track collisions at the 2014 Belgian Grand Prix and the 2016 Spanish Grand Prix.<br>Upon beating Hamilton to the ...

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Bottas finished a distant third behind winner Hamilton and Red Bull's Max Verstappen, opting to take a third pitstop near the end of the race to claim the point for the fastest lap.<br>But any chance for Bottas to win the opening round of the 2021 F1 season was lost after he was passed for third by the Ferrari of Charles Leclerc at the start.<br>By the time Bottas had reclaimed the position, his ...

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Track limits played a pivotal role in the outcome of F1's entertaining 2021 season opener.<br>With four laps to go, Red Bull's Max Verstappen overtook erstwhile leader Lewis Hamilton at Turn 4 but had to hand the position back to the world champion after leaving the track.<br>In qualifying, track limit transgressions at Turn 4 led to deleted laptimes, but for Sunday's race drivers were initially ...

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F1 is currently establishing details for the running of sprint races at three grands prix in 2021, staged on Saturdays to set the grid for the Sunday race.<br>The proposal to hold sprint races in Canada, Italy and Brazil received "broad support" from teams at the latest F1 Commission meeting, but requires further details to be finalised before a decision is taken later this month.<br>Drivers have ...

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Mercedes ended weeks of speculation on Monday when it announced that Hamilton would be staying for another season with the F1 team.<br>But the fact that the German car manufacturer and Hamilton only agreed to a single-season contract prompted some surprise, and fuelled talk that 2021 could be the British driver’s last season in F1.<br>Speaking to media on Monday, Wolff explained the background ...

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Red Bull announced the signing of one-time grand prix winner Perez last month after opting to drop Alexander Albon following a difficult second season in F1.<br>Albon regularly struggled to match Verstappen's form, picking up just two podium finishes all season. Verstappen scored two wins and nine further podiums, accruing more than double Albon's points total.<br>Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton ...

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The German car manufacturer has been at the centre of intrigue over the future of Hamilton, with the world champion's current deal having run out at the end of the year.<br>But while there has been speculation that the discussions have hit roadblocks, Wolff is more calm about the situation.<br>He says that the discussions have been complicated by the fact that he and Hamilton have been unable to ...

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Russell is a contender for a 2022 race seat at Mercedes, having boosted his chances of a drive there on the back of a strong showing at last year’s Sakhir Grand Prix when he stood in for Lewis Hamilton.<br>But while some believed Russell had done enough to justify a seat with Mercedes immediately, Wolff is more cautious about things – and believes another year at Williams will be important for ...

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The world champion delivered perhaps his strongest ever season in 2020 as he roared to his seventh title, matching the record of Michael Schumacher.<br>The extent of his dominance, however, prompted some to question whether Hamilton's success was down more to his car and the team than pure driver talent.<br>Speaking to Motorsport.com about Hamilton’s role in what Mercedes has ...

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The German car manufacturer has been dominant since the turbo hybrid era started in 2014, and was a step clear of rivals last year as it was beaten just three times.<br>Wolff says that the scale of the advantage it had in 2020 caught it by surprise, with Red Bull’s challenge falling short and Ferrari’s pace dropping off.<br>However, Wolff says in an exclusive interview with ...

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F1 is currently pushing to increase the sustainability of its fuels, with the existing level of biofuel components required to be used by teams standing at 5.75%.<br>Under the 2022 regulations that were originally planned for 2021, this figure will rise to 10%, but there are already plans for F1 to use 100% sustainable fuels upon the introduction of the next generation of power units.<br>The ...

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Mercedes announced on Friday that its ownership had been restructured after British chemicals giant INEOS took a one-third shareholding in the team.<br>Wolff has upped his shareholding in the team to match INEOS, while Mercedes’ parent company, Daimler, owns the final third.<br>As part of the announcement, Mercedes confirmed that Wolff would continue to serve as the team principal and CEO of its ...

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