This Is How Mercedes Went About Designing The Livery For The W09

From the design process to paint application and even weight saving, a lot goes into putting together the livery for an F1 car

When it comes to liveries, Mercedes has generally kept things very similar since it re-entered Formula 1 in 2010, making only subtle changes with each passing season.

The W09 is no exception and the launch earlier showed off a typically smart silver arrow. This video shows the team came up with the colour scheme, from design process to the meaning behind it, right down to actually painting the thing.