Welcome to the Mercedes-AMG Petronas Formula One Team Hub
At Mercedes-AMG Petronas Formula One Team, a group of passionate and determined people work to design, develop, manufacture and race the cars driven by six-time World Champion Lewis Hamilton and race-winning teammate Valtteri Bottas.
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A modern-day F1 steering wheel includes 16 buttons, nine rotary switches, shift and clutch paddles and a variety of menu controls.
Stripping the paint off an F1 car’s body and respraying it can take over 100 hours of work.
Building an F1 car from scratch, including all the sub-assemblies, takes around one week to complete.
An F1 car is made up of over 10,000 individual parts.
The top speed achieved by a Mercedes F1 car during the 2019 season was 354 km/h (220 mph), by Valtteri Bottas at the Mexico Grand Prix.
Over 1,100 students have Followed us on Gradcracker.
"I enjoy the variety of projects that I get to be involved in and the independence I get on what I'm doing. I've only been with the team for 3 months now but I've loved every second."
Vehicle Dynamics Group
"It's such a fantastic team to work for – I'd heard this before, but you don't get to understand that fully until you work here."