Lotus will be the first Formula One team to unveil their car for the 2013 season when they launch their Renault-powered machine online on Monday, January 28, the company announced on Wednesday.

After the launch at their English base at Enstone, the car will make its track debut at the first pre-season test at Jerez from February 5-8, with drivers Kimi Raikkonen and Romain Grosjean both taking part.

Formula One team launch dates:

Lotus Jan 28, Enstone, UK McLaren Jan 31, Woking, UK Ferrari Feb 01, Maranello, Italy

Force India Feb 01, Silverstone, UK

Sauber Feb 02, Hinwil, Switzerland Red Bull Feb 03, Milton Keynes, UK Mercedes Feb 04, Jerez, Spain Toro Rosso Feb 04, Jerez, Spain Caterham Feb 05, Jerez, Spain Williams Feb 19, Barcelona, Spain Marussia TBC

Formula One pre-season testing:

Jerez Feb 5-8 Barcelona Feb 19-22 Barcelona Feb 28-Mar 3

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