Following three and a half very successful years, Paddy Lowe will be leaving Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport, the team has confirmed. He has now begun a period of garden leave. Mercedes wishes Paddy Lowe well with his future endeavours and thanks him for his significant contribution to the team's achievements.
Head of Mercedes-Benz Motorsport Toto Wolff commented: "Paddy has played an important part in our success during the past three and a half years and we thank him for his contribution to this significant chapter in Mercedes' motorsport history. Success in Formula One is not about single individuals but about the strength in depth and technical capability of an organisation. We have the talent in place to continue our success of recent years and we plan to build upon it in 2017 and beyond."
Outgoing Executive Director (Technical) of Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport Paddy Lowe commented: "I have had a fantastically successful and enjoyable three and a half years at Mercedes working with an incredible team of people. I am now looking forward to a new challenge and wish everyone well at Mercedes."