Mercedes completes first run with W06


Mercedes has offered a glimpse its new car, the W06, during its track debut at a filming day at Silverstone. The car is not set to be officially launched until the morning of the first day of testing on Sunday, but the team offered a series of teaser videos via its Twitter feed before publishing photos of the new car. The W06 will be the car to beat this year after Mercedes dominated the championship in 2014. It hit the track at 13:13 and completed 18 laps before a blizzard cut the running short. Nico Rosberg went first but world champion Lewis Hamilton also got his first taste of the new car before the weather came in. Both drivers will be back in action next week in Jerez, with Rosberg kicking off the test on Sunday and driving again on Tuesday while Hamilton will drive on Monday and Wednesday.