How does data drive a Formula OneTM world champion?

IN FORMULA ONETM RACING, EVERY MILLISECOND COUNTS

Four-time consecutive World Constructors’ Champions Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport know the part that data plays in driving the ultimate competitive advantage.

Keep reading to find out how TIBCO is helping Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport to turn its data into wins.

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“TIBCO's sophisticated solutions provide our team with visual data about the car's performance that clearly distinguishes relevant information from the rest”

Toto Wolff, Team Principal and CEO, Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport

The fastest Mercedes Formula OneTM car in history

The brand-new Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport F1 W09 EQ Power+ race car is the product of an advanced digital development ecosystem.

Sitting at its core are TIBCO’s Augment Intelligence solutions.

These solutions help Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport to make sense of the gigabytes of complex live data the W09 produces as it speeds around the track.

Temperature is
measured on

multiple locations

per tire in decimals of degrees.

250 gigabytes

of data is transmitted per car per race weekend.

1000

data points are generated per gear change – of which there are

100 per lap.

Each car collects
data from over

>300 sensors.

7 billion

data points on


50,000

channels of data are
analyzed per race.

FROM BIG DATA TO ACTIONABLE INSIGHTS

With TIBCO, Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport can more easily access, process and visualize this live data along with existing historical data to generate real-time insights into the car’s performance.

These insights empower the team's analysts and strategists to make informed decisions to optimize their race strategy – both during the race and back at the factory.

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