McLaren will launch its 2014 car on 24 January.
We reported recently that the Woking based team was planning to reveal the MP4-29 on the 25th, a Saturday.
Indeed, McLaren announced officially on Tuesday that it will launch its new car live on the internet on Friday, January 24.
Long-time title sponsor Vodafone has now departed the British team, which will be powered by works Honda engines from 2015.
Official testing kicks off at Jerez a few days after the McLaren launch, and it is there in Spain that several teams, including Mercedes and Red Bull, will roll their 2014 cars onto the tarmac for the world's press.
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