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Toto Wolff takes us inside Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport HQ

Executive Editor Stuart Codling chats to Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport Team Principal & CEO Toto Wolff, and Model Shop Supervisor Richard Bruce, about life at the team’s Brackley HQ.
There can’t be many more enjoyable ways for a Formula 1 fan to spend an afternoon than nosing around the HQ of the undisputed champions of the hybrid era - and thanks to Official Team Partner Bose, that’s exactly what Executive Editor Stuart Codling had the chance to do last week.

“From the outside, it's astonishingly unpretentious,” says Stuart. “Were it not for the branding on the gate, you wouldn't know what goes on there.

“The administrative offices are on the far side of the campus, overlooking a small stream with bench seating laid out on the grassy banks. In summer a line of trees screens the busy A43 Brackley bypass from view but during our visit, in early spring, you can see and hear the passing traffic.

“It's a huge contrast to the calm and orderly space within. A curved glass door slides shut behind you and the reception area is whisper-quiet, with a bank of trophies - surely only the edited highlights of five years of championship glory - on one side and a race-worn W09 on the other.”

“And this is as far as you get without a pass. To reach our appointment with Toto we have to be swiped through a secure doorway and ushered up a broad spiral staircase to the tastefully dressed meeting room several floors above. This is a building that likes to keep its secrets…”

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