Lotus F1 Team’s E21 will be the first 2013 Formula 1 contender to be exposed to the world with an online reveal on Monday 28th January.

Lotus-E21-Launch.SideStreaming live from the team’s base in Enstone, Oxfordshire, the launch will be broadcast on the team’s YouTube channel – http://www.youtube.com/lotusf1team – from 19:15 (GMT) / 20:15 (CET).

The event will also be showcased live on Sky Sports News HD in the UK, including exclusive interviews and additional content.

Choosing this date makes Lotus the first F1 team to take the wraps off a 2013 car, as its unveiling will take place with three days before the McLaren’s.

2013 pre-season dates

Car Launches  
Date Team
January 28 Lotus F1 Team
January 31 Vodafone McLaren Mercedes
February 1 Scuderia Ferrari
February 1 Sahara Force India
February 2 Sauber F1 Team
February 3 Red Bull Racing
February 4 Mercedes GP
February 4 Scuderia Toro Rosso
February 5 Caterham F1 Team
February 19 Williams F1 Team
Testing  
Date Circuit
5 – 8 February Jerez
19 – 22 February Barcelona
28 February – 3 March Barcelona

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