Mercedes Grand Prix has announced that it will present its 2011 contender to the world on February 1.

The unveiling will take place at Valencia, ahead of the opening three-day test of the season at the 4.005 kilometre Circuito Ricardo Tormo. The Brackley-based outfit plans to unveil the new 'Silver Arrow', the MGP W02, at 9.20 am local time, with the photocall taking place in front of the team's garage.

Michael Schumacher and Nico Rosberg will 'present' the car, while team principal, Ross Brawn and Mercedes boss Norbert Haug will also be in attendance.

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Mercedes Grand Prix is the sixth team to set a date to launch its F1 2011 car, with Scuderia Toro Rosso also set to show off its new machine on February 1 (and at Valencia).

Confirmed F1 2011 Launch Dates:

January 28 Ferrari Maranello, Italy
January 31 Lotus Renault GP Valencia, Spain
January 31 Sauber Valencia, Spain
February 1 Scuderia Toro Rosso Valencia, Spain
February 1 Mercedes GP Valenica, Spain
February 4 McLaren-Mercedes Valencia, Spain