Ferrari F1 2024 car launch LIVE: Charles Leclerc and Carlos Sainz reveal challenger
Ferrari unveil their 2024 F1 car on Tuesday morning at their base in Maranello.
Charles Leclerc and Carlos Sainz are expected to be present at the launch event alongside Ferrari team principal Fred Vasseur. The event is expected to get underway at 11am (GMT).
Lewis Hamilton may also be watching on with interest, given he will join the Scuderia from Mercedes next year. The Silver Arrows launch their own car on Wednesday, with world champions Red Bull revealing their car on Thursday amid much interest given the investigation into team boss Christian Horner.
But today, all eyes are on Ferrari as they look to produce a car capable of winning races this year and challenging Red Bull.
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Here it is - the SF-24!
Ferrari have unveiled their new car via a live stream on YouTube and their social media channels:
They’re almost ready to get underway at Maranello, Ferrari HQ, for the launch of the SF-24 on Tuesday morning. ,
Charles Leclerc, Carlos Sainz and Fred Vasseur will all be present for the reveal of the new car, which is then expected to get a shakedown on track this afternoon.
Carlos Sainz admits it is “not the best feeling” at the start of 2024 after losing his Ferrari seat to Lewis Hamilton for next year.
The Spanish driver will leave the Scuderia at the end of the 2024 F1 season, with seven-time world champion Hamilton crossing over from Mercedes to Ferrari to partner Charles Leclerc in 2025.
It leaves Sainz, 29, without a seat for 2025 but he has been linked with replacing Hamilton at Mercedes, as well as potential spots at Red Bull and Stake (Sauber). Despite the disappointment, Sainz insisted he will remain focused on this year – his fourth and final year