Williams and Sauber become latest teams to announce launch date for 2024

Alfa Romeo's Chinese driver Zhou Guanyu (L) and Williams' US driver Logan Sargeant compete during

Williams and Sauber will launch their respective 2024 Formula 1 campaigns on February 5.

Williams did not reveal any details about their launch plans, as they look to build on a superb seventh-place finish in the constructors’ championship this season.

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The British team have been working on their car for a significant amount of time, having shifted all their resources to 2024 after race eight in Canada.

Sauber, who will be known as Stake F1 Team Kick Sauber from 2024, also kept their cards close to their chests regarding details.

However, the Swiss team – who will become Audi in 2026 – did reveal they will hold an early evening event that will take place in London – the first time they’ve launched a season in the United Kingdom’s capital.

The London launch will be the first chance to see their new team identity in the flesh, with the team saying it will deliver “the ‘wow’ factor to our sport”.

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Williams and Sauber are the second and third teams respectively to send out a save the date for their season launch, after Ferrari got in first when they pencilled in February 13.

Williams and Sauber will kick off their seasons just over two weeks ahead of pre-season testing, which runs across three days in Bahrain.

The duo will run unchanged line-ups next year, with Williams fielding Alex Albon and Logan Sargeant and Sauber running Valtteri Bottas and Zhou Guanyu.


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