James Allison, the new Technical Director of Mercedes


James Allison was one of the key parts of the transfer market in what engineers are referring to and, after several months of rumours, has finally been unveiled to your destination.

Mercedes will be the team that will be able to enjoy the prestigious Technical Director that has experience in teams as prestigious as Renault, Lotus and Ferrari. Allison will join the work on march 1, once the clause of confidentiality with Ferrari has expired.

As the maximum responsible of the technical area, James Allison will report directly to Toto Wolff and shall be responsible for leading the development of the Mercedes of this, as well as the organization of the project in 2018.

in this respect, James Allison has said that it is “happy to return to work after a time away from the sport. It is a great privilege to hold this position in a team that has done so spectacularly well in the past three seasons. I am wanting to provide assistance to Mercedes for the next few years”.

For its part, Toto Wolff showed “delighted to welcome James to Mercedes and look forward to working with him. Our technical team is extremely good, it is not easy to find the right person to lead our experienced group of engineers and give our young talent the space needed for desarrollarles and show your vision. James is an engineer acute and I believe we have found the perfect person in conjunction with our leaders”.