A round-up and gallery of all the 2019 car launches ahead of the new season.
Pre-season testing begins in Barcelona on February 18. View all the key dates of the upcoming season here.
Yet to launch: Mercedes, Red Bull, Racing Point (Wednesday), McLaren (Thursday), Ferrari (Friday), Alfa Romeo (Monday).
2019 line-up: Kevin Magnussen, Romain Grosjean
Haas revealed a brand new scheme for the new season following its title sponsorship deal with Rich Energy, a British energy drinks company which was linked to an attempt to purchase Force India (now Racing Point) last year. The deal has seen the American outfit move away from the grey and red colours of owner Gene Haas’ company, Haas Automation, and towards a black and gold livery made famous by Lotus in previous eras of Formula One.
At the event, it launched the new livery on an old car equipped with a new 2019 front wing. The renders released (shown above) are concepts of the 2019 car in its entirety.
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2019 line-up: Daniil Kvyat, Alexander Albon (rookie)
Toro Rosso’s livery looks unchanged from last year, with its striking blend of blue and red staying on the car for another season. The Italian team did not have a physical launch event, instead releasing rendered images of the new car (see above). It’s 2019 car will not be seen in the flesh until the opening morning of testing.
2019 line-up: Robert Kubica, George Russell (rookie)
Williams was another team to introduce a new look following a change in title sponsor. The team lost its Martini sponsorship at the end of 2018 and has replaced that with communications company ROKiT. Unlike Haas and Rich Energy, Williams opted against following the colours of its new title sponsor and instead chose a white and light blue livery for the coming season — a deliberate move away from the navy blue most associated with the British team and its dominant cars of the 1990s.
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