Mercedes provide early look at 2015 car

Mercedes W06

World champions Mercedes released photos from their Silverstone shakedown, featuring Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg behind the wheel of the new F1 W06 Hybrid.

The team released the following statement: “Mercedes AMG Petronas today completed a first day of running with its 2015 specification Formula One car during a Promotional Event at Silverstone.”

“The F1 W06 Hybrid, powered by the PU106B Hybrid Power Unit, first departed the garage at 13:13 this afternoon in icy conditions at the Northamptonshire circuit.”

“Driven first by Nico Rosberg, then Lewis Hamilton, the car completed a total of 18 laps (47.2 km) before a blizzard brought filming to a halt.”

“The team will now ready the F1 W06 Hybrid for its public track debut in Jerez on Sunday 1 February.”