Aston Martin took a Union Jack wrap off of its new Formulation 1 race automotive right now. The AMR23 marks the third wholly Aston Martin-branded automotive to race F1 within the trendy period.
Completed in an eye catching darkish inexperienced, yellow and black livery, most likely top-of-the-line in F1, the automotive wears sponsorship from Aramco, the Saudi Arabian oil firm, and Cognizant, an American IT firm. The AMR23 might be visually distinguished from final 12 months’s automotive by its bigger mirrors and up to date 2023-spec roll construction. Nonetheless, Technical Director Dan Fallows stated on the reveal that round two-thirds of the automotive would proceed to evolve because the season progressed.
Aston Martin debuted the AMR23 at its model new 37,000 sq. foot engineering facility at Silverstone Circuit within the UK. The campus will function the headquarters for the group and accommodates a state-of-the-art race simulator and wind tunnel. The revamp got here courtesy of Canadian billionaire Lawrence Stroll, group proprietor and government chairman of the Aston Martin car firm.
The AMR23 will probably be pushed by two-time Drivers’ Championship winner Fernando Alonso, in addition to Lance Stroll.
“The second half of 2022 confirmed actual indicators of progress as we labored exhausting on automotive improvement. For this 12 months, our purpose have to be to construct a automotive that may absolutely ship on its efficiency potential from the primary second it hits the observe,” stated Crew Principal Mike Krack. “Making a robust begin to the 12 months, after which sustaining that momentum, is critical if we’re to make additional advances in direction of the entrance of the grid.”
The Aston Martin F1 group completed in seventh place for the 2022 season with a complete of 55 factors within the Constructors’ Championship.