Sauber confirm launch date for 2019 challenger

  • 21 Jan 2019 18:29
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  • By: Fergal Walsh

Sauber has confirmed that it will unveil its new car on the morning of the first pre-season testing date in Barcelona. The Hinwil squad will take the wraps off its car at 8:20 AM local time on Monday, February 18th in the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya paddock.

Sauber will field a brand new line-up this season consisting of Kimi Raikkonen, who joins after a five-year stretch at Ferrari, and Antonio Giovinazzi, a Ferrari junior who will contest his first full season.

Sauber started the year in a poor way in 2018, and was tipped to be backmarkers once again. However, strong development saw it climb the mid-field ladder, with newly promoted Ferrari driver Charles Leclerc scoring a number of seventh place finishes. 
 

Team Date Venue
Mercedes TBC  
Ferrari Friday, February 15th TBC
Red Bull TBC  
Renault Tuesday, February 12th Enstone
Haas  TBC  
McLaren Thursday, February 14th TBC
Racing Point Wednesday, February 13th Toronto
Sauber Monday, February 18th Barcelona
Toro Rosso TBC  
Williams TBC  

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