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Williams latest to confirm Jerez test presence 13 Jan 2014

Valtteri Bottas (FIN) Williams FW35.
Formula One World Championship, Rd8, British Grand Prix, Practice, Silverstone, England, Friday, 28 June 2013 Jenson Button (GBR) McLaren MP4-28.
Formula One World Championship, Rd11, Belgian Grand Prix, Qualifying, Spa-Francorchamps, Belgium, Saturday, 24 August 2013 Lewis Hamilton (GBR) Mercedes AMG F1 W04.
Formula One World Championship, Rd9, German Grand Prix, Qualifying, Nurburgring, Germany, Saturday, 6 July 2013 Charles Pic (FRA) Caterham CT03.
Formula One World Championship, Rd8, British Grand Prix, Qualifying, Silverstone, England, Saturday, 29 June 2013

There has been plenty of media speculation as to which teams will or won’t be present at the first pre-season test of 2014 in Spain later this month after Lotus announced they will not be debuting their new car until the Bahrain sessions in February.

Williams are the latest to confirm they will be at Jerez on for the opening four-day test at Jerez on January 28-31, after announcing on Twitter that they are entering build week with their Mercedes-powered FW36 machine.

Below are the important dates for your diary in the weeks leading up to the new season...

2014 car launches / roll-outs

McLarenJanuary 24Online
MercedesJanuary 28Jerez, Spain
CaterhamJanuary 28Jerez, Spain
WilliamsJanuary 28Jerez, Spain

Pre-season testing

VenueProvisional dates
Jerez, SpainJanuary 28-31
Sakhir, BahrainFebruary 19-22
Sakhir, BahrainFebruary 27-March 2