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 900 students have Followed us on Gradcracker.
"Day to day I can be doing a lot of different things depending on where I am in the design process - that goes from hardware design, to writing software, to also just doing research."
Aerodynamics Performance Engineer
"The thing I love most about my job is that no two days are the same. Every single race weekend throws up different problems and tasks that need doing."