13 F1 teams to unveil 2010 cars in joint launch
All 13 Formula One teams will unveil their 2010 cars in a joint
launch next month in Valencia, Spain.
Mercedes GP chief executive Nick Fry said Thursday the launch
date has not been decided. But it will take place just before the
first testing session of the season at the Cheste Circuit in
“We’re not all just going off and doing our own individual
launches,” Fry said. “We can do something which is a lot more
Fry said the team, which bought out Brawn GP last month, would
be making a driver announcement by early January. It has already
signed Nico Rosberg to replace world champion Jenson Button and has
been linked with seven-time champion Michael Schumacher.
“We learned very clearly this year that you’ve got to have two
drivers capable of scoring points in every single race,” Fry said.
“With the lack of testing it’s very difficult to expect a younger
driver to do that, so clearly highest on our list are people with