Force India has confirmed its VJM08 car is unlikely to turn its first wheel in pre-season testing until the final Barcelona F1 test.

Having already been forced to miss the first test in Jerez after being unable to get the new car ready in time, further delays mean the Mercedes-powered car is unlikely to appear at the second test, which starts on the 19th February.

In the meantime, a Force India spokesperson confirmed Force India will be present at the second test, running a 2014-specification VJM07, most likely with the latest Pirelli tyres.

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"Although everybody is working towards getting the VJM08 to the next test session in Barcelona, it's more likely the new car will appear at the final Barcelona test. So, that would mean running the 2014 car at the first Barcelona test."

Force India staged a lavish livery launch in Mexico last month, but is yet to show the exact design of its VJM08.