Lewis Hamilton took his new Mercedes around the Silverstone track on Thursday morning before officially unveiling the ‘powerful beast’.
The triple Formula One world champion was at the home of the British Grand Prix as the Silver Arrows showed off their new challenger to the world.
Prior to the launch, Hamilton — who narrowly missed out on the world title to former team-mate Nico Rosberg last season — gave fans a glimpse of what to expect this campaign.
The British star showed off his team’s new-look car while also performing pit stops with his Mercedes mechanics.
During the unveiling, Hamilton said: ‘Yesterday was the first time I saw together. It is the most detailed piece of machinery I have seen in F1.