Sauber announces 2019 launch date

Sauber has announced its 2019 launch date pic: Sauber F1 Team Twitter

Sauber has become the fifth team to announce when it will launch its 2019 Formula 1 car.

The Swiss team will pull the covers off its new machine in the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya pit lane on the first day of pre-season testing, February 18.

Sauber will compete with a new driver line-up this year as Kimi Raikkonen returns to the team and Antonio Giovinazzi is handed a permanent race role.

The latter had started two races as an injury replacement for the team in 2017, and tested for both Scuderia Ferrari and customer Sauber last year.

Formula 1 confirmed 2019 launch dates

Team Date
Renault Feb 12
Racing Point Feb 13
McLaren Feb 14
Ferrari Feb 15
Sauber Feb 18

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