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Posted on Friday, February 27, 2015

Technical: Mercedes W06 rear wing

Reigning Constructors' Champions Mercedes introduced a new rear wing to its W06 Hybrid at the second pre-season test, the design of which retained a similar layout to its predecessor, the W05 Hybrid, although the aim is of course to make the overall structure more efficient. You'll note that where the team had previously used two support pylons (yellow, left), there is now only a singular inverted Y-Lon (yellow, right), providing additional rigidity. This design change has also led to the team reducing the aligned slot […]

Posted on Wednesday, February 4, 2015

Hamilton pleased by 'positive' test

World Champion Lewis Hamilton hailed Mercedes' progress across the first pre-season test at Jerez. Hamilton set the third fastest time at Jerez and racked up 116 laps, bringing Mercedes' total for the four day test to over 516, more than any other squad. "It's been pretty amazing this week to see how reliable the car has been and how much mileage we've covered," said Hamilton, who recovered from a spin in the morning. "The team here at the track and back at the factories is […]

Posted on Thursday, January 29, 2015

Mercedes reveals W06 Hybrid at Silverstone

Reigning World Champions Mercedes has released the first picture of its W06 Hybrid after carrying out a shakedown at Silverstone. An official unveiling will take place at Jerez on Sunday morning prior to the first day of pre-season testing. But both Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg took to the wheel in icy conditions at Silverstone on Thursday before a blizzard halted proceedings after the pair had completed 18 laps. Rosberg will publicly debut the car on Sunday before Hamilton takes over on Monday. Mercedes claimed […]