Now, Vasseur has revealed a few of the key details surrounding the car, as well as explaining why the date is so important.
“The launch will take place on the 13th of February, the day before the Valentine's Day,” he said.
“You will see the rest [including the car's name] on that day.
“Why? Because we will have one day more before the test,” he joked. “No, it's quite tight, more seriously. We have the test a bit before [compared to 2023] and it's quite a challenge to put everything together.
“It means that we had no other option. I think also that some other teams are doing it on the 14th, but it's quite challenging to be all ready for Bahrain."
Ferrari's Christmas gift
“I don't have to promise something,” Vasseur responded when asked by Italian media about the competitiveness of the car. “The best way is to be focused on what we are doing to deliver.
“The Christmas gift for them will be if we're able to do a good job in March, not for Christmas. On Christmas the gift is just based on promises and I don't want to make promises.
“We'll see in March if it will be the Easter gift.”
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