Schaffhausen, November 29, 2015-Mercedes AMG PETRONAS Formula One ™ Team wins the F1 Formula One Team Championship. IWC has been the ‘Official Engineering Partner’ of the Mercedes team since 2013 and sincerely congratulates this outstanding team for its impressive results. At the same time, IWC also expressed its heartfelt congratulations to its brand ambassador, Lewis Hamilton, who once again topped the Formula One World Championship throne after winning the championship last year. Team mate Nico Rosberg also performed well this season, finishing second.

   Both mechanical watches and Formula 1 Formula 1 cars are outstanding representatives of engineering skills. Innovative technology and high-tech materials are used in the same vein. This is the cornerstone of the cooperation between IWC and Mercedes-AMG Petronas F1 team. It is worth mentioning that in 2015, the team won the world championship title of the top team championship for the second time. ‘The success of the Mercedes F1 W06 hybrid car can only be achieved with excellent teamwork. We also strive for excellence in the development of mechanical watches. Therefore, we want to ask our partners and our brand ambassador Louis・ Congratulations to Hamilton for this historic achievement, ‘said Thomas Gäumann, IWC’s director of movement research and development.

Success through engineering skills and teamwork
   Silver Arrow Racing also led the way this season. ‘It is very difficult to maintain a high level in the second season. We must pay attention to every detail in all areas of operation. What is important is the continuous innovation of technology, the excellent cooperation of Brackley and the team of Brixworth And, of course, the perfect performance of the driver in the cockpit. As is well known to our partner IWC, the success of Formula 1 racing depends on the thousandth of a second. ‘Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team Director Toto Wolff added. The two partners are eagerly looking forward to the cooperation next season. The new season will kick off at the Formula 1 Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne on March 17, 2016.

   Swiss watchmaker IWC focuses on technology and research and development, and has continuously created watches of lasting value since 1868. The company is eager to pursue innovative craftsmanship and original technology, and has won wide acclaim internationally. As one of the world’s leading brands in the field of professional luxury watches, IWC combines high precision performance and unique design to create a model that reflects the highest state of fine watchmaking art.

Mercedes-AMG PETRONAS Formula One ™ Team
   The Mercedes AMG PETRONAS Formula One ™ Team competes in the FIA ​​Formula One World Championship ™, and its operation center is located in Blackley, Northampton Brackley, Northamptonshire). The team’s racing engine is provided by Mercedes-AMG’s high-performance engine division in Brixworth, Northamptonshire, UK.