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 
January 28Lotus F1 Team
January 31Vodafone McLaren Mercedes
February 1Scuderia Ferrari
February 1Sahara Force India
February 2Sauber F1 Team
February 3Red Bull Racing
February 4Mercedes GP
February 4Scuderia Toro Rosso
February 5Caterham F1 Team
February 19Williams F1 Team
5 – 8 FebruaryJerez
19 – 22 FebruaryBarcelona
28 February – 3 MarchBarcelona

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