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Bottas to debut new FW36

Tuesday 21-January-2014 05:22

Although Williams have yet to announce a launch date, the team has confirmed they will be in action at the opening pre-season test.

The Grove-based team, who finished a disappointing ninth in last year's Championship, will run their new car, new engine and new line-up.

Valtteri Bottas will put the Mercedes-powered FW36 through its paces on Day One and Two before handing over to new team-mate Felipe Massa.

We can announce we will be on track in Jerez. @ValtteriBottas will do days 1 and 2 @Felipe1Massa days 3 and 4 running our heritage blue livery

- Williams F1 Team (@WilliamsF1Team) January 20, 2014

To date only one team, Lotus, has confirmed they won't be in attendance at Jerez next Tuesday opting to wait until the second test in Bahrain.

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