Countdown to 2013 Formula One season: 39 days
Ex-F1 driver and GP2 champion Giorgio Pantano is 34 today.
Young driver Samin Gomez is 21.
On This Day:
It’s rare for an F1 race to take place in February, but today is the anniversary of the 1979 Brazilian GP. Jacques Laffite took pole and win for Ligier.
Red Bull have launched their title challenger, the RB9. It features a new livery, with two-tone purple and blue paint.
Mercedes’ W04 will be revealed at Jerez and online.
The Toro Rosso STR8 will be launched at Jerez.