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Aston Martin CEO suggests preferential treatment reason for Mercedes breakup

Aston Martin group CEO Martin Whitmarsh has admitted that the Silverstone-based team needed to end their relationship with Mercedes in order to make that next step forwards, with it not being logical to have two teams powered by the same engine fighting for wins. It was announced Wednesday morning that Aston Martin will be powered


Szafnauer reveals why he quit Aston Martin amid rumoured tensions with Stroll

Alpine team principal Otmar Szafnauer has revealed that the arrival of Martin Whitmarsh as CEO at Aston Martin Racing ultimately made his position as team principal there untenable. Szafnauer started out with Aston Martin during their Force India days in 2009, and he helped oversee six podiums with Force India before he became team principal


Watch: Stroll’s out of control Aston Martin steering itself in Australia

It was very much a weekend to forget for Aston Martin at the 2022 Australian Grand Prix, but there are legacies of their underperforming car that, sadly, will transcend the nightmare race in Melbourne. Aston Martin have struggled with horrific handling on their car since the turn of the new technical regulations, and Lance Stroll


Aston Martin must perform to keep Sebastian Vettel at the team

New Aston Martin team principal Mike Krack is under no illusions regarding the necessity for the team to perform in 2022 to secure the commitment of Sebastian Vettel. The four-time world champion joined Aston Martin from Ferrari ahead of the 2021 season, but he and Lance Stroll scored points 17 time between them as the


Horner hilariously wins Mercedes factory tour

Red Bull team principal Christian Horner has entertained the world of Formula 1 by paying for a Mercedes factory tour. During an auction for the Grand Prix Trust, the serial constructors’ champions posted the opportunity for the highest bidder to head to the factory in Brackley and take a look at the company’s impressive F1

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Saudi oil giant announced as new Aston Martin title sponsor

Aston martin have announced a new partnership with Saudi oil giant firm Aramco as the Silverstone-outfit continues to build following the British car brand’s return to Formula 1 last year. After bringing Cognizant on board ahead of the 2021 season and switching to a British racing green livery, the Saudi Arabian state-owned oil company has