In an electronic mail despatched to followers on Friday morning, Aston Martin confirmed that the AMR22 automotive will probably be unveiled on 10 February from the producer’s headquarters in Gaydon.
It marks a primary date within the diary for F1 launch season in 2022, when all 10 groups will unveil considerably revised designs beneath the overhauled technical rules for the upcoming marketing campaign.
Ferrari has set a free plan of launching its automotive round 16-18 February, however is but to announce a precise date.
Pre-season testing begins on the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya in Spain on 23 February. Groups will get six days of pre-season working earlier than the opening spherical of the season takes place in Bahrain on 20 March.
Aston Martin will enter the 2022 season seeking to bounce again from a disappointing marketing campaign final 12 months that noticed it slip to seventh place within the constructors’ championship.
In its first season racing beneath the Aston Martin following its rebrand from Racing Level, the crew was hit laborious by the downforce cuts that induced it to lose efficiency in comparison with its midfield rivals.
Sebastian Vettel, Aston Martin AMR21 Mule
Photograph by: Mark Sutton / Motorsport Images
4-time world champion Sebastian Vettel scored one podium end in his first season with Aston Martin, taking second place on the Azerbaijan Grand Prix.
Workforce-mate Lance Stroll recorded a finest end of sixth place in Qatar, and ended the 12 months 9 factors shy of Vettel’s complete within the standings.
The most important change for the crew over the winter was the exit of team principal and CEO Otmar Szafnauer, who has been closely linked with a change to Alpine.
Aston Martin introduced on the time of Szafnauer’s departure earlier this month that the crew could be “managed inside the management crew till a alternative is appointed”.
Aston Martin held one of many extra memorable F1 automotive launches final 12 months that featured huge names together with James Bond star Daniel Craig, former Bond lady Gemma Arterton, and seven-time NFL Tremendous Bowl winner Tom Brady.