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Red Bull sets launch date for RB9

10 January 2013

Red Bull Racing has announced that it will unveil it 2013 F1 car, the RB9, on Sunday February 3.

The latest Adrian Newey-designed machine will be presented at the team's base in Milton Keynes, just prior to the start of the first F1 test that week at Jerez, with running commencing at the Spanish track on February 5.

Red Bull Racing's driver line-up will remain unchanged again this year, with Sebastian Vettel teaming up with Mark Webber, as the squad bids to win both the Drivers' and Constructors' titles for a fourth year in succession.

Red Bull is the fourth team to set a launch date for its new car, following on from McLaren, Force India and Sauber. Ferrari has also announced it will show off its new machine in early February, although a specific date has yet to be confirmed [see separate story - HERE].

F1 2013 Launch Dates:

McLaren 31 January TBC
Force India 1 February Silverstone, UK
Sauber 2 February Hinwil, Switzerland
Red Bull Racing 3 February Milton Keynes, UK
Ferrari 'very first days of February' Maranello, Italy

F1 2013 Winter tests:

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