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Red Bull to unveil new car on February 6

Red Bull RB8 to get virtual launch on February 6, the day before winter testing gets underway...

Red Bull Racing has become the latest team to confirm a 'launch' date for its 2012 F1 car.

The Milton Keynes-based squad will reveal the replacement for the championship winning RB7 on February 6. The reveal will take place on the team's official website at 1 pm, the day before the first pre-season test gets underway at Jerez in Spain, with pictures, video footage and interviews with key personnel, including two-time F1 world champion, Sebastian Vettel and team-mate, Mark Webber all set to be published.

Red Bull is the fourth team to announce when it will unveil its car for the coming season, following in the foot-steps of McLaren, Ferrari and Sauber, the latter taking place on the same day.


F1 2012 Launch Dates:

McLaren 1 February Woking
Ferrari 3 February Maranello
Sauber 6 February Jerez
Red Bull 6 February Online



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Josh - Unregistered

January 18, 2012 9:55 AM

We're already so close to another season, I can hardly believe it! Last year had it's moments, but after the nail biting, edge of your seat action that was the 2010 season, it was a bit of a snooze. I hope all top 3 teams are strong enough to win next year, if Mercedes push really hard maybe they'll be able to achieve the odd podium as well. I'm getting excited. Can't wait. :-)

107SS2009

January 18, 2012 8:48 PM

Andy, there is significant rule changes for the clutch and it’s mode of use for this year. Normally the cause of such changes are some getting out of the rules or stretching things too far. New rules for clutch control, The amount by which the clutch engaged must be controlled only, solely and directly by the driver. When and if the driver release the clutch peddle the clutch must return fully home within 50 mille seconds. When moving off first gear is used, second gear can only be engaged when the speed is no less than 100kpa. All this seems to be because some were using pre programmed electronics to control clutch engagement and all the driver had to do was let go of the clutch peddle.



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