Red Bull Racing confirm a February 26 launch date of RB13

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Formula 1’s launch week continues with Red Bull Racing the latest team to confirm its launch plans, announcing on Monday the RB13 will premiere on February 26. Red Bull and sister team Toro Rosso will now both launch on the same day.

The first test of the winter takes place starting the next day at Circuit de Catalunya-Barcelona on February 27.

This launch of the TAG Heuer-badged car will actually see the first time Daniel Ricciardo and Max Verstappen have been premiered to the world as teammates, since Verstappen only joined Red Bull prior to last year’s Spanish Grand Prix – a race he promptly won.

A full list of key preseason dates prior to the March 26 season opener in Melbourne is linked here.