Mercedes reveals 2013 car launch date
|By Matt Beer||Thursday, January 17th 2013, 10:07 GMT|
Mercedes will unveil its 2013 Formula 1 car at Jerez on 4 February.
The launch of the W04 is taking place at the Spanish track the day before it hosts the first of the pre-season tests.
There will be huge interest in Mercedes' new car this season following the arrival of Lewis Hamilton to replace Michael Schumacher.
Mercedes took its first win in last year's Chinese Grand Prix, but subsequently tumbled down the order.
Shanghai victor Nico Rosberg stays on to partner Hamilton.
2013 pre-season dates
Car launches Team Date McLaren January 31 Ferrari February 1 Force India February 1 Sauber February 2 Red Bull February 3 Mercedes February 4
Venue Date Jerez 5-8 February Barcelona 19-22 February Barcelona 28 February-3 March