Lotus to unveil 2013 F1 car via YouTube channel on 28 January

Lotus has chosen to launch its 2013 Formula 1 car, the E21, online

Lotus to unveil 2013 F1 car via YouTube channel on 28 January

The new car will be unveiled via the Lotus YouTube channel at 19.15 UK time on Monday January 28.

The event will also be broadcast live on Sky Sports News HD in the UK.

Lotus's choice of date means it will be the first F1 team to take the wraps off a 2013 car, as its unveiling takes place three days before McLaren's.

The team has retained Kimi Raikkonen and Romain Grosjean for this season after taking a big step forward in performance during 2012.

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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