Aston Martin and Red Bull have teamed up in a big way for next year. The technical partnership will also see a new Advanced Performance Centre being established at Red Bull Racing’s campus to enable a closer working relationship F1 and road car technologies of both companies.
It is believed to create new employment for 110 workers as well as housing Aston Martin’s design and engineering personnel responsible for future sports cars. Aston Martin president and CEO Andy Palmer said his company could look to get further involved in F1 as an engine manufacturer.
It is only possible if the situation comes right. It will open up an exciting prospect for the Milton Keyes based team as it may well become a factory team for the supercar manufacturer. Palmer expects restriction in certain areas, as he prohibits no restrictions in cost or unconditional dynamometer hours.
Red Bull team principal Christian Horner hailed the strengthened partnership and added that having conceived and created the remarkably successful Aston Martin Valkyrie together in 2016 the partnership has taken the next stage.
The relationship between Aston Martin and Red Bull began in 2016 after the two companies combined to produce the ground-breaking Valkyrie which will make its first run in 2018 before deliveries to customers the following year. The branding of Aston Martin will be found all over the car and commercial aspects of Red Bull racing team.