Aston Martin is returning to the Components One grid in 2021 for the initial time in around 60 several years through a rebranding of the Racing Level crew.
Aston Martin’s crew, officially identified as Aston Martin Cognizant Method A person Workforce thanks to a sponsorship offer with IT services supplier Cognizant, on Wednesday unveiled its new race automobile. Alfa Romeo, Alpine, McLaren and Mercedes-Benz AMG have also proven their new cars.
Referred to as the AMR21, Aston Martin’s auto is an evolution of Racing Point’s RP20 from the past period, and obviously it is really been decked out in inexperienced. There are also some pink accents to emphasize the sponsorship of drinking water systems enterprise BWT.
2021 Aston Martin AMR21 System Just one race auto
Powering the AMR21 is a power unit sourced from Mercedes-Benz AMG, reflecting a approach Aston Martin is also making use of for some of its road vehicles. The powertrain in the AMR21 consists of a 1.6-liter turbocharged V-6 operating with two motor-turbines, 1 integrated with the turbocharger and the other with the motor in the primary driveline.
Verified drivers are four-time earth champion Sebastian Vettel and Lance Stroll. Stroll’s father Lawrence Stroll is equally chairman of Aston Martin and the Aston Martin F1 team. Otmar Szafnauer has been named CEO and staff principal of the workforce.
The AMR21 will extend its legs for the initially time at a advertising party to be held Thursday at the Silverstone Circuit in the United Kingdom, the place Aston Martin’s F1 crew is situated. The workforce is employing Racing Point’s previous digs but will transfer into a new 200,000-square-foot facility underneath beneath building at the similar internet site all over mid-2022.
Lance Stroll (still left) and Sebastian Vettel
The pre-year exams are scheduled for Mar. 12-14 in Bahrain ahead of the year-opening Bahrain Grand Prix on Mar. 28. The time was intended to commence as often with the Australian Grand Prix but owing to Covid-19 limits the Australian race has been delayed till November.
Aston Martin’s initially and only stint in F1 began in 1959 and finished the subsequent 12 months. The crew competed with the DBR4 race automobile (and later on the DBR5) and outlined Carroll Shelby and Roy Salvadori as motorists. The staff would have just five begins above the two several years of competition and in the long run pulled out to aim on athletics motor vehicle racing, having unsuccessful to rating any points.
Talking of sporting activities vehicle racing, Aston Martin final December declared its exit from the Entire world Stamina Championship, where it experienced competed in the GTE class with a race car based mostly on its Vantage athletics vehicle. It signifies the automaker is no more time competing in athletics car racing, nevertheless it will even now build Vantage-based mostly race vehicles for consumer groups.