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      02-01-2010, 03:51 AM   #1
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Mercedes W01 Launch

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"Mercedes-Benz unveiled its W01 in the Valencia pit lane on Monday morning, ahead of the first pre-season Formula 1 test at the Spanish track.

The German car manufacturer had launched the colour scheme of the car in Stuttgart last week, but it waited until shortly before track action began on Monday to show the world the car that will carry the title hopes of Michael Schumacher and Nico Rosberg.

The car features a radical version of the now typical Red Bull Racing RB5-type V-nose configuration, as well as a small fin on the engine cover.

Rosberg will give the car its first shakedown on Monday morning, with Schumacher due to make his return to the cockpit of a contemporary F1 car for the first time since confirming his F1 comeback.

The Valencia test features seven of the current teams - with Red Bull Racing and Force India all opting to skip this week's running to give themselves more preparation time for 2010."
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Why do I feel like Micheal Schumacher is going to become the Brett Farve of F1
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NICE! Car looks hot!
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The nose looked similar to the Red Bull design. Glad to see not every car is using that connecting fin in the rear.
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The nose looked similar to the Red Bull design. Glad to see not every car is using that connecting fin in the rear.
They will if McLaren wins the first race by a huge margin....then every other team will look into it...like DDD last year....
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the cool thing is that good old Schumi drove the 3th time of the day, considerable faster then his teammate Rosberg I'm sure he will do more then fine this year
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