Mercedes has become the latest team to confirm its launch plans for its 2019 Formula 1 car, announcing it will unveil the new W10 car on February 13.

Off the back of its fifth straight championship victory in 2017 with the W09 car, Mercedes will launch its predecessor, the officially called the Mercedes-AMG F1 W10 EQ Power+ , in two weeks' time ahead of the start of F1 pre-season testing.

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Mercedes will complete a closed shakedown with the new car at Silverstone on February 13 before it hits the track officially for the first time in Barcelona on February 18.

Mercedes will race with an unchanged line-up in 2019 as defending world champion Lewis Hamilton is partnered once again by Valtteri Bottas, the pair having claimed their second straight constructors' title together last year.

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