McLaren will launch its new car car for the 2021 F1 season on February 15th.footage of which appeared online yesterday.
McLaren is the second team to confirm its launch plans for the new season. Alfa Romeo will launch its C41 one week later in Poland. Pre-season testing is due to begin at the Bahrain International Circuit on March 12th.
McLaren are switching back to Mercedes power for the first time since they moved to Honda power in 2015. It is their third different engine supplier in five years, having used Renault power in the previous three seasons.
Another new addition to the team is driver Daniel Ricciardo, who joins McLaren from Renault. He will be partnered by Lando Norris, who goes into his third season of F1.
McLaren enjoyed their best season for eight years in 2020. The team rose to third place in the constructors championship and scored podium finishes in the Austrian and Italian grands prix.
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