Ferrari's 4-time world champion Sebastian Vettel will be seeking his 3rd straight victory in Bahrain in Sunday's race.
Ferrari are the most successful team in Bahrain.
The Ferrari P80/C took four years to create and is based on a 488 GT3.
Sebastian Vettel complains about his car's performance around corners, a problem likely to be related with the balance setup.
The German four-time world champion waxed positive on Ferrari's new car during a public meet-and-greet with fans in Melbourne.
The new logo honours the establishment of Scuderia Ferrari in 1929 by Enzo Ferrari and his associates.
LeClerc finished the year in 13th place overall in the drivers' championship with one top-six finish to his credit.
Lewis Hamilton hopes to keep his performance up in the face of new contenders even as the sport prepares to face new challenges this year.
The combustion engine will be smaller, stronger and cleaner than a previous model.
Instead of Sebastian Vettel and teammate Charles Leclerc sharing the daily duties, they will now do a day each with the Monegasque in the car on Thursday and Vettel on Friday.
Only Ferrari seems to be a competitor without a SUV at present although plans are in the pipeline to build the first Ferrari SUV before 2021.
Raikkonen's lap was also the first time a team had gone faster in 2019 than they managed in last year's pre-season testing.
Vettel views Leclerc as a "full rival" and will take him seriously.
Ferrari's times have been quicker after suffering from last year's four-day test at Circuit de Catalunya.
Team boss says that a chaotic Brexit would be a nightmare for his team.
Ferrari driver says car worked excellently and thanks factory for a perfect drive.
The supercar hybrid is now expected to come with a V8 supported by an electric motor.
Sebastian Vettel is heading into his fifth season with the team while Leclerc has replaced Raikkonen.
Finland's Raikkonen remains the most recent title winner for the sport's oldest, most successful and glamorous team.
Schumacher won his first two titles with Benetton in 1994 and 1995 before five in a row with Ferrari between 2000-2004.
The German, still the sport's most successful driver in terms of wins and titles, will reach his half century on Jan 3.
Seven-time Formula One world champion Michael Schumacher suffered severe head injuries in a skiing accident five years ago.
The 'Michael 50' exhibition in the Ferrari Museum in Maranello will be run in association with the Keep Fighting Foundation launched 2 years ago by the Schumacher family.
Ferrari said total shipments for the period came in at 2,262 - 1,005 to Europe, the Middle East and Africa - for a rise of 10.6% while deliveries to China, Hong Kong and Taiwan were up 6.6% while sales to the remainder of Asia rose by a quarter.