Caterham confirms January new car launch

Lotus T128 Launch.Jan.19 (GMM) Caterham on Thursday confirmed reports the team could be first out of the blocks with its 2012 Formula 1 car.

We reported earlier that the CT01 single seater is scheduled to be revealed publicly at the end of January, which at present is earlier than any rival team’s plans.

“The first Caterham F1 Team car will be unveiled on the cover of the February issue of F1 Racing magazine, out on 26 January,” said the squad’s communications chief Tom Webb.

The feature article will include exclusive photos of the car. The first official group test of the 2012 pre-season begins at Jerez on 7 February.

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