The final pre-season test before the Formula 1 season kicks off has undergone a minor date change, with the originally pencilled-in dates of March 8-11 being adjusted to March 9-12.

The fourth pre-season test will undergo a minor reschedule The Formula 1 teams had managed to secure the use of Barcelona’s Circuit de Catalunya in place of the Bahrain pre-season test that has since been cancelled due to the withdrawal of its season-opening Grand Prix, which could be rescheduled for later in the year.

The championship season will kick off with the Australian Grand Prix on March 25-27.

[Original image via LAT]

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