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Mercedes-Petronas AMG W04 launched to little fanfare, lots of pressure [w/video]

by Jonathon Ramsey (RSS feed) on Feb 5th, 2013 at 2:00PM

No indoor cocktail hour for the launch of the W04, the newest chassis built by the Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One team. Instead, Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton spent a morning in photo and video sessions at the track in Jerez, Spain then paused a moment to introduce the car. The team will want the W04 to demonstrate the World Championship credentials of the team personnel and one of the team drivers, instead of the mostly humble performances we've seen over the past three years. The W04 has been fitted with a new five-element front wing, pushrod front and pull-rod rear suspension, a... Read More

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