F1 car launch dates: Welcome to the new 2021 Formula 1 season!

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F1 car launch, photo by f1.com


F1 car launch already started: Monday 15 February the new MCL35 was born. Daniel Ricciardo experienced his first new feelings in his new role as Mclaren F1 driver
Going into this new season in Formula 1, I’m feeling excited and motivated to give it my absolute all. I think my determination to perform has only grown as I’ve gained more experience and I’m looking forward to getting this next chapter in my career started.” Daniel Ricciardo

And for the Australian it's already on: Under the leadership of Andreas Seidl McLaren has made considerable progress since his switch from Honda to Renault.

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MCL35 by McLaren F1 team


F1 car launch: What and When to Wait for?

Mercedes F1 team - W12 E Performance on 2 March (TBC)

Mercedes F1 car launch will introduce the new Mercedes-AMG F1 W12 E Performance on Tuesday in a virtual introduction and as an official statement promise it will be brand new.
“The designation 'E Performance' is the new technology label used in product names and badging on all forthcoming Mercedes-AMG hybrid cars, with the W12 being our first Formula 1 car to feature 'E Performance' in its name.” Mercedes official statement

The W12 will be an evolution of the W11, the car that led Lewis Hamilton to his seventh drivers "title and the team to its seventh consecutive constructors" title. Predictably, the new Mercedes F1 car will be more than a second slower than the W11 on an average lap.

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AlphaTauri F1 Team - AT02 on February 19 

Alpha Tauri had a good 2020 F1 season and is preparing to launch new F1 cars: AT02 will be born on February 19 to improve the team's performance. 
Pierre Gasly and Japan's Yuki Tsunoda will help the Alpha Tauri will get new wins and big prizes. 

Alfa Romeo F1 Team - C40 22 February, Warsaw 

Alfa Romeo F1 Team kept the drivers line-up: Kimi Raikkonen and Antonio Giovinazzi continue to fight for points, but with the new power! C40, F1 car launch on 22 February. 
The team has confirmed that it will present its car in Warsaw, Poland, in 2021 before the winter test in Bahrain.

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A521 by Alpine F1 Team

Alpine F1 Team - A521 March 2, online launch 

Renault becomes Alpine for 2021, with the French manufacturer transforming into and the name of the competition department of the company. Alpine A521 sounds like the name of an air rifle or battle tank
Many F1 fanatics are waiting for this Formula 1 introduction, especially drivers are waiting for their iron horses from Alpine. When Esteban Ocon is almost ready to race, the return of Fernando Alonso is at the heart of the plot of Formula 1 2021. Renault Alpine will have to take a big step if it wants to provide him with a racing car this year. 

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Scuderia Ferrari F1 team, DPPI, motorsportmagazine.com

Ferrari F1 Team - SF21 February 26 + March 10, Maranello

Lady in Red by Ferrari will be presented in two ceremonies: the first on February 26 followed by one on March 10. Team Principal Mattia Binotto said that the first will select their new driver line-up of Charles Leclerc and Carlos Sainz before a second event before the start of testing for the car itself. And that's a good thing, because last year Ferrari had the worst season in 40 years and finished sixth in the world championship standings. The team hopes that 2021 will be different, but making the hopes come true is the main goal for both Charles Leclerc and Carlos Sainz.
Did Carlos Sainz make the right decision?

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Williams F1 team, motorsportmagazine.com

Williams F1 Team - FW43B March 5, TBC

Williams F1 Auto Launch marks the new step for the team: The 2021 F1 season will be the first season in a new family, since the acquisition by Dorilton Capital in 2020 has given the team a new lease of life for the future. Team Principal Simon Roberts said last year that the fresh funds will allow the team to operate near the ceilings of the budget cap that will come into effect this year.

We are looking at what we can do and we now have the finances behind us to do that,” he said last season. “But it’s not a given. We will only spend money and invest where it makes sense.” Team Principal Simon Roberts
You don't have to wait for a miracle, the chance of a clean vest doesn't start until 2022.


Red Bull F1 Team - RB16February 23, TBC

Red Bull F1 Team has a hungry to win Max Verstappen, and he needs a car that offers the desirable. Although Dr. Helmut Marko claimed that the team had a championship candidate in its hands in the RB16 last season, the new RB16B must have this power, no illusions for the new F1 season 2021 for Red Bull. Red Bull has not announced its timetable for the introduction of a car in 2021.


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Aston Martin F1

Aston Martin F1 Team TBC 3pm March 3, Online Launch

Aston Martin kicks off its own new F1 era on March 3 when it unveils its 2021 car in an online presentation. The team released a teaser of its Racing Point rebrand ahead of its launch date. With natural green colors, the team returns to Formula 1 for the first time since 1960. Lawrence Stroll is very seriously focused on the work of bringing in a new Formula 1 constructors champion. Now Sebastian Vettel will be part of the team to mark the start of a new era for the Silverstone team after putting together an impressive 2020 season with a race win. 

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Haas F1 

Haas F1 Team - VF-21 TBC

Haas kicked off a new season before the new year begins with a loud roar. Schumacher's name is back in Formula 1 races. All the motorsport world is staring at Mick Schumacher while his teammate Nikita Mazepin has dwarfed the team. His rookie driver line-up may make things a little difficult at first glance, but Mazepin's investment could help the team get out of its troubles as it continues to work on its car for 2022. (#keepfightingmichael

Different colors, different roles, but all-new F1 cars mean that Formula One teams are entering a new racing season.
Source - Motorsportmagazine.com


Taisiya Lavi

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