An enormous week of F1 automobile launches begins with Aston Martin who’re launching their new AMR24 on Monday.
The massive movers of final winter, Aston Martin can be hoping to ship one other important leap in efficiency with their newest challenger, which is the primary to be constructed at their state-of-the-art Silverstone manufacturing facility which opened final summer season.
Though they might not completely maintain the Purple Bull-challenging type that noticed them rating six podiums in final season’s opening eight races, fifth place within the Constructors’ Championship was nonetheless a two-place enchancment on every of the earlier two campaigns.
With billionaire proprietor Lawrence Stroll having made clear his willpower to take the staff to the highest of the game, Aston Martin have used the tagline of ‘hyper focus’ on social media within the build-up to their launch and go in to 2024 chasing a primary race win since rebranding beneath the identify of the long-lasting British producer three years in the past.
Fernando Alonso, the 2005 and 2006 world champion, and Lance Stroll proceed in an unchanged driver line-up.
When is F1 pre-season testing?
Pre-season testing takes place from Wednesday February 21 to Friday February 23 on the Bahrain Worldwide Circuit with simply three days for the groups to get ready for the brand new season.
When is the primary F1 race?
Only one week later, the opening race of the 2024 season will start with the Bahrain Grand Prix from February 29 to March 2.
As a result of Muslim holy interval of Ramadan, the Bahrain and, seven days later, the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix, can be held on a Saturday.
This implies observe one and two will happen on Thursdays, with last observe and qualifying on Fridays.
Watch pre-season testing from Bahrain reside on Sky Sports activities F1 from February 21-23 and each spherical of the brand new season, beginning with the Bahrain Grand Prix from February 29-March 2. Stream every F1 race and more with a NOW Sports Month Membership