Lewis Hamilton Appears At Mercedes F1 Launch (PICTURES)

Lewis Hamilton was on hand to unveil Mercedes' new Formula 1 car for the upcoming season in Spain on Monday.

Hamilton, who left McLaren to join Mercedes in the winter, was accompanied by teammate Nico Rosberg as the pair drove the vehicle for filming.

Hamilton at the Mercedes F1 W04 launch at Circuito de Jerez, Spain

Hamilton, 28, told the assembled press: "This year is about one step at a time. Finish the first race, getting on the podium, then trying to win races."

Rosberg added the car "all went to plan and I felt very much at home".

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