The Sahara Force India F1 team has confirmed when it will launch its 2012 F1 challenger.

The successor to the VJM04 will be revealed at Silverstone on February 3, where the team is based, the same day the Scuderia will launch its new car. Force India plan to unveil the machine at 9am, with Paul di Resta and Nico Hulkenberg both in attendance, along with other key team personnel.

Force India is the fifth team to announce when it will launch its car for the coming season, following on from McLaren, Ferrari, Sauber and Red Bull.

F1 2012 Launch Dates:

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