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Will Mercedes W08,, powerful beast,, bring new title for Hamilton?


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.



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Sauber driver Pascal Wehrlein will miss the first Formula 1 pre-season test because of a back injury sustained in a crash last month. The 22-year-old German, who raced for the now-defunct Manor team last year,  had a collision with Williams driver Felipe Massa at the Race of Champions in Miami.

The first pre-season test is in Barcelona from 27 February to 2 March.Ferrari’s third driver Antonio Giovinazzi, 23, is tipped to replace Wehrlein and partner Marcus Ericsson in Barcelona.

Wehrlein joined Sauber in January and the first race of the 2017 season, the Australian Grand Prix, will be held on 26 March.