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F1 NEWS 

Ferrari's 2013 Formula 1 car to be named the F138

Ferrari F1 2013The new Ferrari Formula 1 car will be called the F138, the Italian squad announced on Wednesday.

The 2013 challenger, with which the Maranello outfit is aiming to win both titles after losing out to Red Bull last year, will be the 59th Ferrari single-seater to compete in Formula 1.

Ferrari said the name derives from a combination of the current year and the number of cylinders of the engine.

The new F138 will be launched on Friday.

2013 pre-season dates

Car launches

Team          Date 
Lotus January 28
McLaren January 31
Ferrari February 1
Force India February 1
Sauber February 2
Red Bull February 3
Mercedes February 4
Toro Rosso February 4
Caterham February 5
Williams February 19 Testing
Venue         Date 
Jerez 5-8 February
Barcelona 19-22 February
Barcelona 28 February-3 March
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