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Ferrari's new threads as first 2024 car hits the track - RacingNews365 review

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Ferrari's new car will be unveiled on Tuesday 13th February, but could they have given a hint about the livery of the SF-24?

The team has dropped the driver suits for the 2024 machine - and on first glance, it appears heavily-inspired by the Le Mans 24 Hours winning car from last year.

READ MORE: Ferrari reveals brand-new race suits for 2024 season.

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First F1 car hits the track

The first new car of the year to hit the track prize goes to Stake Sauber with a filming day in Barcelona.

Teams are now allowed 200km of 'filming days' which are generally used as shakedowns before pre-season testing.

The next team is set to be Haas on Sunday 11th February, with RB also going early next week with plenty more planned before testing starts in Bahrain on February 21st.

READ MORE: First 2024 F1 car hits the track in Barcelona

Albon vs Verstappen - again?

The big cog in the driver market is Alex Albon and where he ends up in the future.

He is under contract until 2025 at Williams, but many top teams are sniffing around the Thai.

He previously was demolished by Max Verstappen at Red Bull but has rebuilt his career - so how would he fare now against the triple World Champion?

READ MORE: Can Albon handle Verstappen rematch at Red Bull

Horner update

Christian Horner had a meeting with an external barrister investigating the allegations levied against the Red Bull boss on Friday in London.

A decision on whether Horner remains as Red Bull Team Principal is not expected until Red Bull GmbH has received and analysed the report.

Red Bull is set to launch the RB20 on Thursday 15th February.

READ MORE: 'Red Bull not making swift decision on Horner's F1 future'

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