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2020 F1 Car Launch Dates Synopsis

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With the 2020 driver’s grid pretty much set in stone for Formula 1, the next step is watching the teams reveal their entries for the season. Everybody is expected to host their reveal ahead of the February 19 test in Barcelona.

Here are the dates announced thus far as of January 23, 2020.

February 11

Ferrari will launch their 2020 campaign at the Romolo Valli Municipal Theatre in Reggio Emilia, the city where the Italian tricolore flag was born, and located around 30 kilometres away from Ferrari’s HQ at Maranello. The launch will be streamed online for those who cannot attend.

February 12

Renault will launch their 2020 campaign as part of an event titled ‘Shared Passion, One Vission’ with Daniel Riccardo and new recruit Esteban Ocon both present.

February 13

McLean will launch their ML35 at the McLaren Technology Centre, the team’s headquarters.

February 14

Mercedes will launch their 2020 campaign at Silverstone, in a private event they will perform an initial systems check with no media or spectators allowed to attend. The team has yet to confirm who will handle the controls first, but previously both Lewis Hamilton and Valterri Bottas have gotten the opportunity in what is a strictly mileage limited run-out on demonstration tires.

Toro Rosso will also reveal their new identity on the same date in Austria, under the new brand AlphaTauri.

February 17

SportsPesa Racing Point Formula 1 will launch their 2020 in the Austrian town of Mondsee, with Sergio Perez and Lance Stroll on hand. The reveal comes in their key sponsor BWT’s hometown. It marks their second full season since the team was purchased by a consortium led by Stroll’s father Lawrence, after placing seventh last year.

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Ashley McCubbin is currently studying journalism at the University of Guelph-Humber while writing for multiple websites. She also serves on the managing staff for a select few. Born in North York, Ontario, McCubbin currently lives in Bradford, Ontario and spends her weekend at the local short tracks in the area where she enjoys taking photos and working on websites.

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