Williams FW35 to miss first test

By on Friday, January 18, 2013

Photo credit: Williams F1

Williams will bring an updated version of their 2012 challenger, the FW34, to the first test at the Circuito de Jerez.

Their 2013 car, the FW35, will not be unveiled until Tuesday 19th February at the start of the second test.

The FW34 will be driven with 2013 livery in Jerez.

A Williams statement says that 'the team will run the 2012 FW34 in order to test a number of key development parts in preparation for the launch of the FW35'.'

Pastor Maldonado and Valtteri Bottas will race for the team this year.

Pre-season launch dates:

McLaren MP4-28
 Thursday 31st January
 TBC, United Kingdom
Ferrari TBA
Friday 1st February
Maranello, Italy
 Force India VJM06
 Friday 1st February
 Silverstone, United Kingdom
 Sauber C32
 Saturday 2nd February
 Hinwil, Switzerland
 Red Bull RB9
 Sunday 3rd February
 Milton Keynes, UK
Mercedes W04
Monday 4th February
Jerez, Spain
Toro Rosso STR8
Monday 4th February
Jerez, Spain
Williams FW35
Tuesday 19th February
Barcelona, Spain

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