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First Test of 2010 F1 Season Starts Tomorrow

by F1Fan on February 1, 2010

The first official Formula One Test Sessions will start tomorrow in Valencia, at the Ricardo Tormo circuit and more teams are unveiling their 2010 cars.

Ferrari and McLaren already launched their new cars earlier last week and today BMW Sauber F1 and Renault F1 followed suit.

In a low key unveiling at the Ricardo Tormo circuit BMW Sauber F1 previewed 2010 Sauber C29their new C29 just before Renault making it the third car to be unveiled ahead of the start of testing tomorrow. The C29 will be powered by a Ferrari engine this season even though the team still carries the BMW name. Visually the car has an extended sharks-fin on its engine cover, similar to the McLaren MP4-25 unveiled two days ago and retains the same colour scheme from the BMW era, but with larger non-sponsored areas.

The Renault F1 Team also took the covers off the new R30 today at the same location. Renault driver Robert Kubica was given the honors to unveil the car painted in the Renault teams new black and yellow livery, a throw back to the colors made famous by Renault in the 1980s.
2010 Renault R30

In addition to unveiling the R30 Renault also presented Vitaly Petrov the 252010 Kubica and Petrov year old runner up in last seasons GP2 Series as Robert’s teammate for the 2010 season. Petrov becomes the first Russian driver to race in Formula One. With Renault announcing its second driver that just leaves Campos Meta 1 and USF1 with open seats for the 2010 Formula One season.

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