Sauber sets 2013 car launch date

Sauber will unveil its 2013 challenger on 2 February, the Swiss squad announced on Thursday.

The team said the Ferrari-powered C32 will be presented to the public in Hinwil, Switzerland, where its factory is located.

Pre-season testing commences at Jerez three days later.

Sauber finished the 2012 season in sixth position after four podium finishes.

The Swiss outfit's drive line-up for 2013 will be Nico Hulkenberg and Mexican rookie Esteban Gutierrez.

2013 pre-season dates