F1 2013: Car launch dates
FIRST OFF THE LINE: Lotus will be the first team to debut its 2013 F1 contender.
Lotus will be the first Formula team to unveil their car for the 2013 season when they launch their Renault-powered machine online on January 28 2013, the company announced.
After its launch at their English base at Enstone, the car will make its track debut at the first pre-season test at Jerez from February 5-8 2013, with drivers Kimi Raikkonen and Romain Grosjean both taking part.
Formula 1 team launch dates:
Lotus Jan 28, Enstone, UK
McLaren Jan 31, Woking, UK
Ferrari Feb 01, Maranello, Italy
Force India Feb 01, Silverstone, UK
Sauber Feb 02, Hinwil, Switzerland
Red Bull Feb 03, Milton Keynes, UK
Mercedes Feb 04, Jerez, Spain
Toro Rosso Feb 04, Jerez, Spain
Caterham Feb 05, Jerez, Spain
Williams Feb 19, Barcelona, Spain
Formula One pre-season testing:
Jerez Feb 5-8
Barcelona Feb 19-22
Barcelona Feb 28-Mar 3