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Under wraps - the 2013 launch schedule 11 Jan 2013

Sergio Perez (MEX) McLaren and Jenson Button (GBR) McLaren unveil the new McLaren MP4-28.
McLaren MP4-28 Launch, McLaren Technology Centre, Woking, England, 31 January 2013 Lewis Hamilton (GBR) Mercedes AMG F1 and Nico Rosberg (GER) Mercedes AMG F1 unveil the new Mercedes AMG F1 W04.
Mercedes AMG F1 W04 Launch, Jerez, Spain, Monday, 4 February 2013 Jean-Eric Vergne (FRA) Scuderia Toro Rosso and Daniel Ricciardo (AUS) Scuderia Toro Rosso unveil the new Scuderia Toro Rosso STR8.
Scuderia Toro Rosso STR8 Launch, Jerez, Spain, Monday, 4 February 2013 Max Chilton (GBR) Marussia F1 Team MR02.
Formula One Testing, Day 3, Jerez, Spain, Thursday, 7 February 2013

The 2013 FIA Formula One World Championship gets underway with the 2013 Formula 1 Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne's Albert Park on March 15-17. But before the racing can begin, each of the teams will be unveiling their new car, starting with Lotus on the evening of Monday, January 28. Here are some important dates for your diary in the weeks leading up to the new season...

2013 car launches


Team (Car)DateVenue
Lotus (E21)January 28Enstone, UK
McLaren (MP4-28)January 31Woking, UK
Ferrari (F138)February 1Maranello, Italy
Force India (VJM06)February 1Silverstone, UK
Sauber (C32)February 2Hinwil, Switzerland
Red Bull (RB9)February 3Milton Keynes, UK
Mercedes (F1 W04)February 4Jerez, Spain
Toro Rosso (STR8)February 4Jerez, Spain
Caterham (CT03)February 5Jerez, Spain
Marussia (MR02)February 5Jerez, Spain
Williams (FW35)February 19Barcelona, Spain


Pre-season testing


VenueProvisional dates
Jerez, SpainFebruary 5-8
Barcelona, SpainFebruary 19-22
Barcelona, SpainFebruary 28-March 3


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