Behind the scenes of Mercedes' title success

Behind the scenes of Mercedes' title success

Mercedes' F1 team boss Toto Wolff speaks candidly about how his improved relationship with Lewis Hamilton, as well as harmony with new recruit Valtteri Bottas helped create championship success in 2017. Exclusive pictures by Paul Ripke

Toto Wolff ushers us into the relative calm of his office. Outside is a cacophony of noise as Mercedes guests tuck into their noonday lunch. The title-winning team boss sits proudly at his desk, in a place of serenity. He glances at a series of pictures from the past season of racing.

Mercedes' photographer, Paul Ripke, has been granted exclusive access to the team, its drivers and management and F1 Racing has a selection to jog Wolff's memory.

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