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2020-01-27 14:00

Sean Parker

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With less than two months to go until the start of the 2020 Formula season, so much has already happened.

Red Bull's prized driver, and the youngest man to win an F1 race, signed a contract extension to 2023. "I am really happy to have extended my partnership with the team,” Max Verstappen told Red Bull.com

In other team news, Williams signed Israeli Roy Nissany as a test driver for the British team. The 25-year-old's duties include training with the team and participating in certain Friday practice sessions during Grand Prix weekends.

But ask any F1 fan what they're most looking forward to and I bet they'll mention the unveiling of the teams' cars for the 2020 season. 

Ferrari will get things underway on 11 February with a launch 'at the Romolo Valli Municipal Theatre in Reggio Emilia, the city where the Italian tricolore flag was born, and located around 30km away from Ferrari’s HQ at Maranello,' reports F1.com. 

Renault and McLaren will launch their new cars on 12th and 13th February respectively, while AlphaTauri, formerly Toro Rosso (Italian for Red Bull) and reigning champions Mercedes will unveil their car on Valentine's Day.  

Mercedes confirmed it would showcase its new at Silverstone race track, the home of the British Grand Prix. 

Racing Point confirmed earlier in January that it would use the Austrian town of Mondsee to show their 2020 car on 17 February. 

Red Bull, Haas ,and Williams have yet to announce when they will unveil their new cars. 

F1 pre-season testing starts on the 19th of February in Cataluyna, Spain, the testing period has been reduced to six days this year.   

Upcoming new F1 car launches 

11 February - Ferrari

12 February - Renault

13 February - McLaren

14 February - Mercedes 

14 February - AlphaTauri (formerly Toro Rosso)

17 February - Racing Point

19 February - Alfa Romeo 

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