Hamilton hungry for more as new Mercedes makes track debut

Mercedes: Toto Wolff says team 'taking nothing for granted'

The world champions will be taking their new vehicle on track on Wednesday afternoon for a quick shakedown!

A dawn-to-dusk live blog will also be available on the Sky Sports digital products for every day of winter testing, along with features, insight and reviews from Barcelona.

Formula One champions Mercedes ran their new vehicle for the first time at Silverstone on Wednesday with title holder Lewis Hamilton saying he felt 2019 could turn out even better than last season.

Mercedes said the new vehicle, sporting a similar silver livery and branding to last year's model, had changed substantially under the skin.

While Williams and Renault are struggling to get their cars together in time for a pre-test run, Mercedes made it out for a shakedown at Silverstone five days before the main Barcelona test begins.

Toto Wolff, the Mercedes team principal, said: "When we met after the winter break, Lewis was refreshed. We need to prove ourselves again - against our own expectations and against our competitors".

"We're taking nothing for granted and there's absolutely no feeling of entitlement to be at the front", he said.

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"Some components surrender what feels like a giant step of half a kilo, others just a few grams, but collectively each of these victories add up to a handful of kilos that have been invested back in the vehicle on aerodynamics, suspension and power unit to bring performance". It feels like a real privilege - so many people have worked together to form that vehicle and you know how much hard work has gone into it.

The 2019 season brings with it a set of regulation changes, including revisions to the front wing, rear wing, barge boards and brake ducts in an attempt to aid overtaking.

While there are new aerodynamic regulations to contend with, Mercedes says "the general architecture and the wheelbase stay the same" as the W09, with technical director James Allison highlighting an evolutionary approach.

"Regulation changes are both opportunity and threat. There is nothing, no credit that you can take from previous seasons into a new one, and this is why we embrace every year with the same motivation and hunger as every season before". "But they are always exhilarating because you have that sharp sense of anxiety that you might not be doing enough but equally the thrill and excitement of looking forward to finding out".

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"We have worked hard on the suspension and aerodynamic characteristics to deliver a vehicle that will be much kinder to its tyres".

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