2023 Aston Martin F1 automotive revealed with new badge
Aston Martin has unveiled its entrant for the 2023 Method One season. Known as the AMR23, it options quite a few revisions over final yr’s automotive – which completed seventh general within the Constructors’ Championship.
The largest change for the Aston Martin F1 staff will come within the form of two-time World Champion Fernando Alonso becoming a member of its ranks, changing the retired four-time World Champion Sebastien Vettel. Lance Stroll is retained for his seventh yr in F1.
In comparison with final yr’s automotive, which needed to adjust to the wide-ranging technical modifications for the 2022 season, this new automotive has a comparatively modest replace. Aston Martin says “there may be solely a delicate refinement of the rules for this yr, with a couple of small changes targeted on guaranteeing compliance and enhancing security”.
The 2023 automotive incorporates a 15mm greater flooring restrict to guard towards the ‘porpoising’ impact so many groups struggled with final yr. There are additionally bigger rear-view mirrors. The obvious modifications are the redesigned entrance wing, sidepods and engine cowl for improved aerodynamic effectivity.
With the debut of its new F1 automotive, Aston Martin has additionally revealed the most recent on its new Method One campus. It’s a very new manufacturing unit primarily based at Silverstone incorporating a wind tunnel, simulator and exhibition house – all of which shall be accomplished by the tip of 2024.
Fernando Alonso spoke in regards to the new automotive and facility, “I’ve all the time stated that I might see the ambition that shines shiny at AMF1. And, as we launch the automotive on this brand-new manufacturing unit, I believe everybody can now see the size of the ambition and willpower on the coronary heart of this organisation.
“Simply as vital is the automotive – and the AMR23 appears extremely neatly packaged and extremely environment friendly. I used to be pleasantly shocked after I sampled final yr’s automotive for the very first time, and I believe there may be loads of efficiency we are able to unlock collectively. I can’t wait to get began.”
Aston Martin says this yr’s Silverstone Grand Prix shall be a “particular celebration of the British producer’s previous, current and future”. As a nod to its historical past, the F1 automotive will put on a redesigned emblem with a ‘110 Iconic Years’ crest.
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