Renault, McLaren and Lotus announce launch dates
January 14, 2010
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Circuit Ricardo Tormo (Valencia), where testing will start
Three F1 teams today announced the release dates for their 2010 challengers: Lotus, McLaren and Renault.
McLaren’s MP4-25 will be released on the 29th January in the UK (no specific location yet).
Renault will show off their R30 on the 31st January, the same date as BMW Sauber. Their launch will take place in Valencia, which hosts 3 days of testing the day after this launch.
Meanwhile, the new team Lotus, have announced their release date to be February 12th. They will miss the first 2 (out of 4) testing sessions, but will start to test the car at the third test, 17th February, in Jerez, Spain.
Meanwhile, Toro Rosso have confirmed there will be no launch of their car. Their STR5 will, however, appear at all the tests, starting 1st February.