[PHOTOS] Mercedes Tops Jerez F1 Test

Feb 10, 2012 02:40 PM EST

Formula One - MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS, Jerez Test. 7th-9th February 2012. Nico Rosberg

Mercedes posted the fastest record in Formula One pre-season at Jerez of Spain on Thursday, with Nico Rosberg driving the MGP W02.

The new record was lap time of 1:17.613 while completing 118 laps. Rosberg's records was followed by former seven-time world champion Michael Schumacher, who was most rapid on Wednesday with 1:18.561.

"I'm happy with the testing that we have achieved here in Jerez, and we learned a lot about the Pirelli tyres and a few other things for the new car," said Rosberg.

The followings slides will have photos of the Mercedes MGP W02 at the Jerez Test.

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