Mercedes W01 launch

Mercedes to launch W02 on February 1st

2011 F1 seasonPosted on | Author Keith Collantine

Mercedes W01 launch
Mercedes W01 launch

Mercedes will have their 2011 F1 car ready for the first test session of the year.

The W02 will be launched in the pit lane at Valencia on February 1st.

They will join Williams and Toro Rosso who are launching their cars on the same day.

With the new Renault and Sauber being revealed the day before, and Ferrari’s new car appearing before that, there will be at least six new cars running in the first test of the year.

The Red Bull RB7 is also expected to appear at the first test.

McLaren, Force India and Virgin have already confirmed they will not be running their new cars in the Valencia test on February 1st-3rd.

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