Mercedes reveals launch date of 2021 F1 contender
Reigning world champions Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 will pull the cover off its 2021 charger in exactly 30 days.
Mercedes, which wrapped up its seventh consecutive title last season, will unveil its car in a digital launch event to be held on March 2.
The Brackley squad as tweaked the designation of its new machine which has been named Mercedes-AMG F1 W12 E Performance. T
“The designation ‘E Performance’ is the new technology label used in product names and badging on all forthcoming Mercedes-AMG hybrid cars, with the W12 being our first Formula One car to feature ‘E Performance’ in its name,” Mercedes stated.
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The team is expected to retain its basic ‘Black Arrows’ livery, albeit perhaps with a few detail changes.
Lewis Hamilton has yet to agree terms with Mercedes for a new contract by all signs point to the Briton extending his partnership with the German outfit alongside Valtteri Bottas.
Like its rivals, Mercedes will kick off its campaign in Bahrain on March 12 at the start of pre-season testing.
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