(Motorsport-Total.com) – Formula 1’s new look: In the spring, groups will current their new Formula 1 automobiles earlier than making ready for the season in winter testing.
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In the spring, Formula 1 groups historically introduce new racing automobiles
In our repeatedly up to date overview of 2023, we not solely present particular person launch dates and first race automotive particulars, but in addition present an summary of all Formula 1 editions and respective automotive designations in 2023.
Red Bull: Red Bull follows the outdated naming conference. Max Verstappen and Sergio Perez’s Formula 1 automotive for the 2023 season shall be referred to as the RB19 and shall be unveiled in New York on February 3. Red Bull merely counts when the identify is talked about. Exception: RB16B from 2021 Further improvement of RB16 from 2020. That’s why there was no RB17 in Formula 1. The staff continues to depend on the Honda engines utilized by Red Bull independently. Continuity with Verstappen: As world champion, he continues to be primary.
Ferrari: The identify of the brand new Formula 1 automotive of Charles Leclerc and Carlos Sainz continues to be open, and it isn’t straightforward to guess. Because Ferrari does not observe a straight line right here, for instance, the 2022 automotive known as the F1-75 as a result of firm’s anniversary. If the identify isn’t meant to be an homage, it might be SF23, which is analogous to 2021 with SF21. Inside, the automotive is proven with mission quantity 675. It shall be offered on Valentine’s Day, February 14, 2023 in Maranello at 11:25.
Mercedes: Since returning to Formula 1 within the 2010 season, Mercedes has at all times relied on its racing automobiles. So the 2022 W13 needs to be adopted by the 2023 W14 for Lewis Hamilton and George Russell. By the way in which, the “W” stands for “Wagen” within the Daimler custom. Similarly, the engine is prefixed with the letter “M”. From the skin, the colour of the Mercedes home ought to stay silver. We will discover out on February 15.
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Alps: Will the brand new Formula 1 automotive pushed by Pierre Gasly and Esteban Ocon be predominantly metallic blue (for Alpine) or pink (for primary sponsor BWT)? It continues to be unknown. Meanwhile, the staff has confirmed that the identify of the brand new Grand Prix automotive would be the A523, in step with earlier Alpine historical past. 5 needs to be understood as a tribute to the primary Renault prototype in Formula 1, constructed by Alpine. Wheels, in flip, will come from Renault in 2023. The presentation will happen on February 16 in London.
McLaren: If McLaren sticks to its conventions, then Lando Norris and Formula 1 newcomer Oscar Piastri can have the factors energy within the 2023 Formula 1 season with the MCL37. Mercedes will stay the engine associate of the normal British staff that final raced in orange and black. February 13 was chosen because the date of presentation.
Alfa Romeo: Sauber has prolonged its partnership with Alfa Romeo for an additional 12 months. In 2023, the Formula 1 automobiles from Hinwil shall be again in pink and white, in all probability for the final time. Then the cooperation ends. The driving associate will stay Ferrari in 2023, with Valtteri Bottas and Guanyu Zhou on the driving force’s facet. They additionally keep true to the identify: C43 shall be offered on February seventh at 10:00 AM.
Aston Martin: Sebastian Vettel’s former staff will proceed the 2023 Formula 1 season with Fernando Alonso and Lance Stroll and a Grand Prix automotive referred to as the AMR23. Aston Martin has at all times named its automobiles this manner: after the staff’s acronym (the “R” stands for “Racing”) and the corresponding 12 months. Then the Mercedes drive will work as earlier than within the rear, the automotive itself needs to be inexperienced once more. Its presentation shall be held on February 13.
Characteristic: As the primary staff for 2023, the racing staff unveiled its new livery on January 31, which can as soon as once more be black, pink and white. In the racing staff of Nico Hulkenberg and Kevin Magnussen, who’ve returned to Formula 1, each automotive is someway a “first”. Why? Because the US Haas staff offers their automobiles the abbreviation “VF”. And which means “The Very First.” The VF-16 from the 2016 season was the primary Haas automotive in Formula 1, and it is as a result of of that. In 2023, this implies: Hulkenberg’s throwback automotive would be the VF-23. With Ferrari engines.
Formula 1 automobiles 2023: Haas VF-23
Haas VF-23 for Formula 1 2023 (Drivers: Nico Hulkenberg and Kevin Magnussen)
Alpha Tauri: Nick de Vries and Yuki Tsunoda may face the AT04 within the 2023 Formula 1 season. This can be a logical end result of the earlier naming conference of the racing staff from Faenza in Italy. It will stay with the Honda discs out there via Red Bull Powertrains, in all probability with the principle colours darkish blue and white. The presentation of the mission shall be held on February 11 in New York.
Williams: A brand new automotive, to be referred to as the FW45, awaits Alexander Albon and Formula 1 newcomer Logan Sargeant for the 2023 season. In Williams, “FW” has at all times stood for Frank Williams, founder and longtime boss of the defunct staff. Although the Williams household left the staff, the racing staff retained the naming conference. Mostly darkish blue automobiles are powered by Mercedes engines. The presentation – in all probability and not using a new automotive – will happen on February 6 at 15:00 CET.
Formula 1 automobiles offered to date in 2023:
Formula 1 launch in 2023:
February 3: Red Bull (RB19 / New York)
February 6: Williams (on-line) * Design presentation
February 7: Alfa Romeo (C43 / Zurich)
February 11: Alpha Tauri (AT04 / New York) * Design presentation
February 13: McLaren (MCL37)
February 13: Aston Martin (AMR23 / Silverstone)
February 14: Ferrari (Maranello)
February 15: Mercedes (W14)
February 16: Alpine (A523/London)
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