GOSFORD, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 14: Mtch Austin of the Mariners in action during the round 19 A-League match between the Central Coast Mariners and Adelaide United at Central Coast Stadium on February 14, 2016 in Gosford, Australia. (Photo by Ashley Feder/Getty Images)

Time is almost up! The first real look at the 2017 Formula One cars will come later today when the SauberF1 team reveals their new 2017 contender, the Sauber C36-Ferrari.

Fans have been waiting with baited breath for the long off season to come to a close and in a few hours' time the first launch will signal the end of winter.

The Hinwil based squad has been hard at work finishing all the finer details of their new car because after they release the long awaited images, the first official roll out of the new car will happen on Wednesday when they undergo a filming day at the Barcelona Circuit.