Q&A: Mercedes AMG-Petronas Motorsport Chief Strategist James Vowles Talks Team Strategy, Data, and What's Next for the Team
James Vowles is the chief strategist at Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport. He has been part of the team responsible for all racing decisions throughout the team's four FIA Formula One™ Drivers' and Constructors' Championships. Having worked at Brackley since 2001, Vowles was also responsible for Brawn GP’s race strategy, which was critical to the team’s championship-winning 2009 campaign.
In this in-depth Q&A, we talk to Vowles about the data-driven race strategy used for the Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport Formula One team.
The outcomes the team is looking to get out of their strategy
The challenges the team faces regarding strategy, data environment, and data culture
The kinds of metrics the team analyzes for
Download the full Q&A to learn more about how data is used to fuel the race strategy for Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport.