Mercedes has become the fifth team to reveal its Formula One car for the 2017 season. The W08 EQ Power+ was unveiled at Silverstone where Hamilton and Bottas are completing the first laps inside the new F1 car. Mercedes expects that the new challenger can help the team continue to dominate the F1 World Championship.
Mercedes W08 design slightly different than other cars
shown at Silverstone is not the final version. The final version is expected to feature a larger version of the shark fin and also to get wider and more sculpted front and rear wings. These changes are being adopted in order to respect the new regulations changes for the 2017 season.
Mercedes dominating Formula One since 2014
Since Formula One changed to the V6 turbo-hybrid engines Mercedes
has been dominating the sports. It conquered three Drivers and three Constructors titles in a row with an amazing record of 51 grand prix won in the last 59 races.
will be carrying number 1 this year but won't have a World Champion to defend the title as Nico Rosberg surprisingly decided to retire from F1 after his maiden championship win. Lewis Hamilton will be ready to reconquer his spot at the top of F1 and alongside him he will have the Finn Valtteri Bottas joining from Williams