Mercedes AMG Petronas F1's British driver Lewis Hamilton poses during the unveiling of the team's racing car during the Formula One test days at Jerez racetrack in Jerez on February 1, 2015. AFP PHOTO/ JORGE GUERRERO (Photo credit should read Jorge Guerrero/AFP/Getty Images)

Reigning Formula One World Champions, Mercedes, have become the second team to reveal the official date they will be unveiling their 2017 contender to the world.

The official launch of the Brackley based squads challenger will be held at the Silverstone Circuit in England on Thursday 23rd of February where it will officially complete its very first laps.

Hopefully we will have news before then on just who will be partnering Lewis Hamilton this year, especially as there will be a meet and greet with the drivers after the launch