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McLaren supposedly have given a hint that their 2018 car could be Papaya Orange in colour:
http://www.planetf1.com/news/mclaren-te ... ya-orange/
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Black_Flag_11 wrote:
Exediron wrote:
tootsie323 wrote:
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slide wrote:and where will Honda toro roso be
If the last three years are anything to go by, in the garage with the covers off. :twisted:
Ouch! :D I'm still holding out hope that Honda comes good (I doubt McLaren share my hopes).
I'm okay with them coming good, as long as Renault comes better... ;)
Problem is Alonso will be using a Renault engine so we all know how this will go. Honda will produce a world beater and be fighting for podiums with Toro Rosso while Renault will go backwards.
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I mean technically not an *F1* car launch, but the teams will have to go some to top this: 8O 8O 8O :] :] :]
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wolfticket wrote:I mean technically not an *F1* car launch, but the teams will have to go some to top this: 8O 8O 8O :] :] :]
The teams all missed out on a major opportunity to do their car launch by having one put inside the Falcon Heavy.
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Firing up the New Merc W09 engine 8O




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UnlikeUday wrote:2018 F1 Pre-season Tests dates:
Barcelona - 26th February - 1st March (1st 4-day test)
Barcelona - 6th March - 9th March (2nd 4-day test)

Williams - 15th February
Sauber - 20th February
Renault - 20th February
Ferrari - 22nd February
Mercedes - 22nd February
McLaren - 23rd February
Force India - 25th February*
Toro Rosso - 26th February

* Subject to confirmation
Still no news on Haas, Force India & Red Bull launch dates!!!
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Red Bull has announced that it will launch its car on 19th February:
https://www.motorsport.com/f1/news/red- ... e-1004334/
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Haas are launching on the 14th of Feb according to AMuS who have a full list..

https://www.auto-motor-und-sport.de/for ... 00093.html


So tomorrow then. 8O :thumbup:

Also confirms Force India on the 25th so I think we've got the full house.
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I hope they come with something better than window putty grey.
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Lotus49 wrote:Haas are launching on the 14th of Feb according to AMuS who have a full list..

https://www.auto-motor-und-sport.de/for ... 00093.html


So tomorrow then. 8O :thumbup:

Also confirms Force India on the 25th so I think we've got the full house.
I've heard about Force India's launch on 25th Feb but I didn't find anything official about date. Haas still hasn't officially announced & I doubt if just 1 day in advance it would announce.

Formula 1's official website has listed the launch dates but has no mention of Force India & Haas:
https://www.formula1.com/en/latest/head ... edule.html
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Max Verstappen reveals the helmet design for 2018:
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UnlikeUday wrote:Max Verstappen reveals the helmet design for 2018:
It's not bad, but I liked the orange top more. That made it easier to recognize at a glance.
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Dan Ricciardo's Helmet and video - I like the Aussie references :lol:

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McLaren fires up its Renault engine for the 1st time:
Is this the sound of return for Alonso's podium?
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Anyone notice anything missing in the pics:
So the forthcoming team name change is happening otherwise why wouldn't Sahara Force India be missing from their tees?
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If the video is anything to go by, this is a big hint revealing the livery of the McLaren car for 2018:

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The above image is from the video above. The supposed car comes into view from 1:21 onwards.
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As per Corriere della Sera, The Ferrari car this year will be in a darker tone of Red. There would be minimum or no white shade on the livery due to the departure of Santander. There may be slight Grey shades here & there due to increased marketing of its IQOS heated-tobacco product of its sponsor Philip Morris:
http://en.f1i.com/news/292443-ferrari-r ... 8-car.html
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Anyone know what happened with the Sauber launch?

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Herb wrote:Anyone know what happened with the Sauber launch?
It's scheduled at noon.
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Herb wrote:Anyone know what happened with the Sauber launch?
It's scheduled for today, but there's still a lot of today left. I'm assuming it's still coming.
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Exediron wrote:
Herb wrote:Anyone know what happened with the Sauber launch?
It's scheduled for today, but there's still a lot of today left. I'm assuming it's still coming.
Sorry, I misread the first page, thought it said the 19th.

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Black_Flag_11 wrote:Image
https://twitter.com/F1PaddockPass/statu ... 3405304833

Leaked pic of the 2018 McLaren :]
A deliberate gust of wind to spoil the party for Mercedes & Ferrari today? :lol:
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Finally, some confirmation from Force India regarding the launch of their car:
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Slightly off topic but... Having seen the McLaren reveal today, I really hope they can pull it out the bag and get some good results this season. I personally can't see them being competitive enough to challenge for race wins but it would be great to see them grab a podium. But i'd love to be proven wrong and for them to be a serious contender.
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Today Force India posted a picture of the edge of the front wing with a new sponsor. Don't know if it's a hint to the livery ( even though I knew the Pink will remain but Bob Fernley had said this year's livery would be more enhanced) with a bit more Black:

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