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F1 W09 EQ Power+

Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport

The Mercedes-AMG Petronas Formula One team debuted in 1954 at the Grand Prix held at Reims, France.
Mercedes had been competing in the pre-war European Championship winning three titles but withdrew from racing in response to the 1955 Le Mans disaster and did not return to Formula 1 untill rejoining as engine supplier in association with the British racing team Ilmor in 1994. Currently the team is based in Brackley, UK.

Since 2013 Christian ‘Toto’ Wollf has been appointed as Head of Mercedes-Benz Motorsport and managing partner of Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport.
Nikolaus Andreas Lauda (better known as racing legend Niki Lauda) joined the Mercedes Formula 1 team as Non-Executive Chairman and advisor.

The Mercedes AMG F1 W09 EQ Power+ is a powertrain of moulded carbon fibre with a honeycomb composite structure. It houses an eight speed forward, one reverse gearbox housed within a carbon fibre maincase. Its overall length is just over 5 meters long and 2 meters wide with a total weight of 933 kg / 1616 lb.

Nationality:  German
Base:  Brackley, United Kingdom
Team chief:  Toto Wolff
Technicalchief:  James Allison
Carname:  F1 W09 EQ Power+
Engine:  Mercedes
Driver:  Lewis Hamilton
Driver:  Valtteri Bottas
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