Team boss Toto Wolff says he’ll assign with Mercedes next year – however that the characteristic he’ll play has not been determined.
Wolff has led the crew to change into basically the most a success in F1 history – a success both drivers’ and constructors’ titles for six successive seasons – however his contract runs out this year.
He has been pondering his future however after the Italian Sizable Prix acknowledged he would be “fervent one manner or one other”.
“I appreciate this crew and I deem this is my region,” Wolff acknowledged.
“It is factual [that] eight years as a crew foremost is taking its toll and it’s one thing I am reflecting on.
“It is miles mandatory to rob the apt resolution for my household or myself however you you would possibly per chance well be ready to obvious I will be fervent on this crew in one manner or one other.”
Wolff is a 30% shareholder in the crew moreover to its boss, and likewise runs the total Mercedes motorsport programme.
His companion Susie is also a crew boss – of the Venturi outfit in Formula E – and so that they’ve a young son.
Wolff acknowledged he became “still in a year of reflection and I gain except 31 December” and added that, in terms of his relationship with the boss of Mercedes’ guardian company Daimler, “I get alongside with Ola Kallenius superbly”.
One in all his main issues whereas Mercedes are heading in the correct direction for a seventh championship double this year is to assemble Lewis Hamilton on a brand recent contract past this season.