F1 » Wolff ‘almost stayed at Williams’

Toto Wolff admits that he thought about turning down the offer from Mercedes, but is now fully - and financially - committed to resurrecting its fortunes.

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fish fingers - Unregistered

February 13, 2013 7:46 PM

With these big hitters on board, they are now looking like its very possible that mercs fortunes will turn the corner.. it will only succeed in attracting others and complete the jigsaw. Put a bet on 2015 wdc.

19Krpm - Unregistered

February 14, 2013 2:57 AM

The more I read about toto and reportedly his own words, the more convinced I am this guy will be useless for merc as he was for Williams. Reading his own explanation of the rationale which led to his decision for leaving Williams to join Merc is the most laughable piece of c r a p. The lure of converting Merc into a regular F1 championship challenger !?!? Evidently, toto forgot that he failed miserably in the challenge of turning around Williams, where he was "happy' (LOL) and ...re s p e c t e d !! (LCROF-laughing, chocking and rolling on the floor!!) after three of the most miserable years in Williams recent history. "Named the successor" was the icing on the cake. Seriously, the silver arrows team responsible for bringing this guy on board must be happy to know that they have a happy, well-liked sucessor on board, because , as in real life, it can be difficult to work with an employee who is not happy and disliked by peers. The real problem was not the guys at Williams as he desc

JJ - Unregistered

February 14, 2013 3:53 AM

Successor? What credentials does Toto have? He's just an investor who owns part of Williams. I give Toto 2 seasons at Merc before he gets made the scapegoat and is kicked out. I hope Williams all the success in 2013 and 14.

Don't fool yourself Toto. Williams has won titles without and they will win again in the future without you.

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