Mercedes confirms shakedown date for 2020 F1 car
2020欧洲杯体育投注软件Reigning World Champions Mercedes has confirmed that its 2020 Formula 1 car will make its track debut on February 14.
Mercedes will hold a private shakedown of its new car at British Grand Prix venue Silverstone five days before the start of pre-season testing.
Each Formula 1 team is permitted two days of private running during the course of the year, at which track action is limited to 100km, with Pirelli’s promotional tyres mandatory.
Mercedes is aiming for a record-breaking seventh successive Constructors’ title in 2020, having been unbeaten throughout Formula 1’s hybrid era.
2020欧洲杯体育投注软件It has retained both Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas, marking the fourth year that the duo have formed Mercedes driver line-up.
Hamilton swept to 11 victories en route to a sixth world title in 2019 while four-time winner Bottas finished runner-up in the standings, marking his best season in Formula 1.
2020欧洲杯体育投注软件Mercedes is the latest team to confirm its 2020 launch plans, following on from Ferrari (February 11), Renault (February 12) and McLaren (February 13).
Alpha Tauri will unveil its 2020 programme later on February 14 at an event in Salzburg.