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Video: The story behind the Mercedes W06

Lewis Hamilton won his third Formula 1 world championship in 2015 behind the wheel of the Mercedes F1 W06 Hybrid. The team added a second consecutive constructors' championship by finishing well ahead of Ferrari as well. Learn more about this incredible entry by the German manufacturer.

The successor to the F1 W05 Hybrid, the Mercedes F1 W06 Hybrid certainly continued the team's run of excellence in 2015.

Making it's debut at the Australian Grand Prix, Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg finished one-two, over 30 seconds ahead of Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel. It was a sign of things to come as the W06 won 16 races, claimed 18 poles and finished on the podium 32 times in 19 races.

In the end Hamilton successfully defended his world title, finishing 59 points ahead of Rosberg while Mercedes won their second consecutive constructors' championship by a full 275 points over Ferrari.

Learn more about the Mercedes F1 W06 in the video below!

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