Behind the scenes of Mercedes' 2018 F1 launch

Behind the scenes of Mercedes' 2018 F1 launch

An F1 launch is when teams finally go public with the fruits of their previous months' labours. But rarely do they allow sight of their inner workings in the final pre-launch hours. ANTHONY ROWLINSON got a glimpse with Mercedes

Lewis Hamilton inserts an index finger into either side of his mouth, stretches his face, pokes out his tongue and goes: "BLEEEEEEEEERRRRRRGGGHHH!"

"Love it, Lewis," purrs photographer Paul Ripke. "Now, finger up your nose please."

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