F1 Fashion Week – 2017 season

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This week, the F1 teams have unveiled their new collection. 

Monday

– At 10am, Sauber published three pics of the C36-Ferrari. The new livery is very beautiful and elegant. The predominant colours are blue and white. The Swiss team adds a soft touch of gold to commemorate its twenty-fifth season in F1. http://www.sauberf1team.com/news/the-sauber-c36-ferrari-the-anniversary-car-for-the-new-era

Tuesday

– At 2:30pm (UK time), Renault revealed its R.S.17 in London. The fans could follow the event in live on Facebook (@RenaultSportFormulaOneTeam), YouTube and their website (renaultsport.com). There are some bonus on their Instagram Story (@RenaultSportF1), Twitter (@RenaultSportF1), Periscope and Snapchat (@RenaultLive). http://www.instagram.com/p/BQxydlKDmNr/ ; http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nP_93DA3700

Wednesday

– At 2pm (UK time), Force India showed us its VJM10 in Silverstone. There was a live streaming on the Sky Sports website. http://www.forceindiaf1.com/news/how-watch-vjm10-launch ; http://twitter.com/ForceIndiaF1/status/834405694875062275 ; http://www.forceindiaf1.com/news/sahara-force-india-reveals-new-look-2017-season ; http://www.forceindiaf1.com/car

– The Sauber C36-Ferrari run for the first time during a filming day in Barcelona. http://twitter.com/SauberF1Team/status/834470728921673728

– The STR12 was in action in Misano. After six laps completed, their filming day was stopped by an engine issue. http://twitter.com/ToroRossoSpy/status/834489029370511369 ; http://www.motorsport.com/f1/news/engine-issue-disrupts-toro-rosso-filming-day-876300/

Thursday

– Around 10am (UK time), the fire-up of the W08 was done in Silverstone. Lewis Hamilton drove it for the first time and he did some pit-stop practice. http://twitter.com/MercedesAMGF1/status/834726037674131456 ; http://twitter.com/suttonimages/status/834723777493757953 At 12:10pm, Mercedes launched the Beast. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DFbvXhjrv90 ; http://www.mercedesamgf1.com/en/mercedes-amg-f1/amg-f1-news/amg-f1-article/2017-launch-f1-w08/ Valtteri Bottas tested the car in the afternoon. http://twitter.com/suttonimages/status/834774332857540608 There were also three Q&A sessions (2:40pm: Toto Wolff, 3:45pm: Lewis Hamilton and 6:30pm: Valtteri Bottas) and a technical briefing (4:25pm). The fans could follow thesevarious events in live on mercedesamgf1.com. http://www.mercedesamgf1.com/en/mercedes-amg-f1/amg-f1-news/amg-f1-video/live-qa-with-toto-wolff/ ; http://www.mercedesamgf1.com/en/mercedes-amg-f1/amg-f1-news/amg-f1-video/live-qa-with-lewis-hamilton/http://www.mercedesamgf1.com/en/mercedes-amg-f1/amg-f1-news/amg-f1-video/live-f1-w08-tech-briefing/http://www.mercedesamgf1.com/en/mercedes-amg-f1/amg-f1-news/amg-f1-video/live-qa-with-valtteri-bottas/

Friday

– In 2017, Ferrari celebrates its seventieth anniversary. Not surprising that the Lady in Red catches all attention on it. http://sf70h.ferrari.com/en/ ; http://twitter.com/ScuderiaFerrari/status/835077865020538881 The filming day has started with Kimi Räikkönen at the steering-wheel of the SF70-H at Fiorano. http://twitter.com/ScuderiaFerrari/status/835092972261736448 Sebastian Vettel was supposed to take it for a run at 2pm but the rain delayed his debut (3:40pm). http://formula1.ferrari.com/en/sf70h-straight-to-the-track/

– At 11am (UK time: +9h in Tokyo), McLaren and Honda co-launched the MCL32 in live from Woking and Tokyo. With this new look, they seem to revive Marussia and the Arrows of the early 2000s.  http://twitter.com/McLarenF1/status/835096154505416704 ; http://www.mclaren.com/formula1/2017/car-launch/all-new-mclaren-honda-mcl32-breaks-cover-1274445/

– Renault shot some parts of a commercial ads in Barcelona. http://twitter.com/RenaultSportF1/status/835071869225152512 ; http://twitter.com/RenaultSportF1/status/835076829828505600

Saturday

– The weekend has begun with an almost unnoticed launch. By the way, Williams, who celebrates its forty years in F1, had already posted two pics of the FW40 last Friday. http://www.williamsf1.com/racing/news/williams-reveals-fw40

– Two F1 cars had their roll-out in Barcelona: the R.S.17 (Jolyon Palmer) and the VF17 (Romain Grosjean). http://twitter.com/RenaultSportF1/status/835407699059818496 ; http://twitter.com/f1writers/status/835527588961452032

Sunday

– Shakedown of the MCL32 done by Fernando Alonso this morning in Barcelona. After the lunch, McLaren continued its filming day with Stoffel Vandoorne. http://twitter.com/McLarenF1/status/835778689346457601 ; http://twitter.com/McLarenF1/status/835857411562930176

– At 1:13pm, Red Bull published a video of the sexy RB13. http://www.redbullracing.com/video/rb13 ; http://www.redbullracing.com/car/rb13

– At 3pm, the first official pics of the Haas VF17 were revealed. The shark fin is stunning. http://www.haasf1team.com/news/vf-17-propels-haas-f1-team-second-season The American team also added a video. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bgFErhgRgqI

– This very special Fashion Week has ended with Toro Rosso. At 6pm, the STR12 was launched in Barcelona. The new livery looks great. http://www.scuderiatororosso.com/en_IT/article/its-str12-oclock

(credit pic: motorsport-magazin.com)

 

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