Lewis Hamilton and Toto Wolff

Akshita Patel

A Heart Warming Moment Between Lewis Hamilton And Toto Wolff Has Got The Mercedes Fans Emotional

Lewis Hamilton, a global icon and arguably the most successful driver in F1 history, has had a long-withstanding partnership with Toto Wolff, the team principal of the Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team. Together, they have achieved remarkable success, dominating the sport and rewriting the record books. Their professional relationship has been built on trust, support, and a shared commitment to excellence.

On the other hand, this year, times are tough for the Mercedes duo. The car, W14, has produced no significant pace whatsoever and lags 30 seconds behind the Red Bulls. However, despite the setbacks, the team has found a way to stick together and has vowed to fight till the very end. Recently, Lewis Hamilton and Toto Wolff shared a touching moment during the Miami Grand Prix, which has given the dejected fans a reason to smile.


Toto Wolff Wishes Luck To Lewis Hamilton Before Miami Race, Video Goes Viral

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Lewis Hamilton has agreed a ten-month deal with Mercedes for the 2021 season Credit: Getty Images – Getty

Mercedes did not have a good outing at the recently concluded Miami Grand Prix. Lewis Hamilton, their lead driver, crashed out in Q2 of the qualifying session and had to start the race from P13. On the other hand, his teammate and fellow British native, George Russell, gained a better position at P6. As a result, the Silver Arrows arrived for the main race with a lot of uncertainty. But, their spirits looked higher than ever. Before the start of the race, Toto Wolff, the team principal, stood beside Lewis Hamilton the whole time as the latter got geared up for the race.

Amid this, Lewis signaled Toto with a thumbs up, indicating that he was all set to go and roll. To this, Toto responded back with a thumbs up and a wide smile. Later, the Briton called him close, and the duo shared a strong handshake. The Mercedes team principal looked extremely moved by Hamilton’s gesture and sported a huge smile. The video of the special moment has gone viral on social media, and the Mercedes fans could not get more emotional. Amid all the failures and disappointment, the true fans finally got something to cheer on. For what it’s worth, the Briton ended up having a great race as he finished P6, fighting all the way up from P13.

“The Relationship Is Very Special,” Lewis Hamilton Explains His Bond With Mercedes Boss

Lewis Hamilton and Toto Wolff have been together at Mercedes for a decade now. The duo has enjoyed extraordinary success and scripted history in the sport of Formula One. Speaking on the bond the duo shares, the Briton explained that they both have supported and lifted each other up during difficult times. They are extremely open and honest with each other, which is a rare trait to have in a highly competitive industry such as F1, feels Hamilton.

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Lewis Hamilton and Toto Wolff at the Bahrain Grand Prix. Photograph: DPPI/Shutterstock

Mercedes team principal Toto Wolff also weighed his thoughts and said he had constructed a high level of trust with the Briton over the years. They have had a fair share of disagreements but have always found a way to resolve that and move ahead. Toto even compared his relationship with Lewis Hamilton to that of his wife, Susie Wolff. He explained that when he and Susie have a problem, they talk it out, and the same thing is with Lewis. Whenever he feels something is bothering him, the Frenchman immediately picks up the phone and talks to Hamilton to resolve the issue.