The Woking-based team will be unveiling its MCL36 ahead of the new season but fans will also be able to hear about plans of the Arrow McLaren SP, McLaren Extreme E and McLaren Shadow teams ahead of their forthcoming campaigns.
The wraps will be taken off the W13 E Performance on this date, although at this stage the biggest question is whether Lewis Hamilton will be there alongside George Russell to perform the honours.
Six days of testing await the teams, many of whom will argue it is not enough to get on top of the new cars and to understand the aerodynamic concepts they have developed but also to get to grips with Pirelli's new 18-inch tyres.
All teams bar Williams helped in the development of the new rubber over the course of last season, and while there is a depth of knowledge and data to fall back on, the tyres were only used on mule cars and not the machinery we will be seeing.
Feb 23-25 - first test [Circuit de Catalunya, Barcelona]
Mar 10-12 - second test [Sakhir International Circuit, Bahrain]
The race calendar
As mentioned, a record-breaking year beckons, all being well barring any unforeseen late changes relating to coronavirus restrictions in certain countries.
The opening race is on March 20 in Bahrain and concludes just eight months later on November 20 with the traditional curtain-closer of Abu Dhabi.
The reason for the earlier finish this year is due to the fact F1 did not want its events spilling over into the start of the World Cup in Qatar that commences on November 21.
March 20 - Bahrain [Sakhir International Circuit]
March 27 - Saudi Arabia [Jeddah Corniche Circuit]
April 10 - Australian [Albert Park, Melbourne]
April 24 - Emilia Romagna [Imola, Italy]
May 8 - Miami [Miami International Autodrome]
May 22 - Spanish [Circuit de Catalunya, Barcelona]
May 29 - Monaco
June 12 - Azerbaijan [Baku City Circuit]
June 19 - Canadian [Circuit Gilles Villeneuve]
July 3 - British [Silverstone]
July 10 - Austrian [Red Bull Ring, Spielberg]
July 24 - French [Circuit Paul Ricard]
July 31 - Hungarian [Hungaroring, Budapest]
August 28 - Belgian [Spa-Francorchamps]
September 4 - Dutch [Circuit Zandvoort]
September 11 - Italian [Monza]
September 25 - Russian [Sochi Autodrom]
October 2 - Singapore [Marina Bay Street Circuit]
October 9 - Japanese [Suzuka]
October 23 - United States [Circuit of the Americas, Austin]
October 30 - Mexican [Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez, Mexico City]
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