Mercedes reveal 2017 car launch date

Published on 04 Jan 2017 11:06

Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team have revealed the launch date of their new car.

The car, dubbed the W08, will be unveiled during an event at Silverstone on February 23.

The W08 will be expected to contend for the title in 2017 after its three predecessors all took drivers' and constructors' championship honours.

Lewis Hamilton will again drive for the team although the identity of his team mate remains unkonwn with Valtteri Bottas expected to move to the team in place of the retiring Nico Rosberg.

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