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McLaren sets launch date for F1 2013 car

20 December 2012

McLaren has announced that it will launch its 2013 F1 car, the MP4-28, on 31 January.

The successor to the MP4-27 will be shown off at a location in the UK still to be revealed with the opening pre-season test at Jerez in Spain then getting underway the following week.

McLaren, which will field cars for Jenson Button and Sergio Perez in 2013, is second team to announce a launch date for the new season, with Force India launching a day later.

F1 2013 Launch Dates:

McLaren 31 January TBC
Force India 1 February Silverstone

F1 2013 Winter tests:

Jerez test 5-8 February
Barcelona test 1 19-22 February
Barcelona test 2 28 February-3 March