It is coming collectively: a state-of-the-art manufacturing facility; a creating workforce of driving and technical expertise; purpose-driven partnerships dedicated to creating a mark on and off the monitor; a brand new AMF1 automotive – a pure expression of velocity, energy and precision – and fiercely passionate followers who’re feeding the vitality that is driving us ahead.
As we embark on the third 12 months in our quest to turn into world title challengers, listed here are a few of the the reason why you ought to be excited for 2023…
Champions be part of the workforce
An thrilling mix of youth, expertise and an unrelenting will to win, we introduced a number of driver signings final season and head into 2023 with an enviable roster of driving expertise.
Two-time World Champion Fernando Alonso embarks on a record-breaking twentieth season of racing on the pinnacle of motorsport and his first as an AMF1 driver. One of many pre-eminent drivers of his era, Fernando has a stressed starvation and is decided to assist take the workforce to the entrance of the grid.
Lance Stroll is about for his seventh season as an F1 driver. Nonetheless solely 24 years outdated, with a number of podium finishes and a pole place to his title, Lance begins 2023 able to develop a brand new and productive relationship with Fernando, and to assist us obtain our formidable imaginative and prescient.
Method 2 Champion Felipe Drugovich, who has additionally joined our newly shaped AMF1 Driver Improvement Programme, will accomplice Method E Champion Stoffel Vandoorne as our official reserve drivers.
Pedro de la Rosa joins our ranks as Crew Ambassador with a wealth of information and expertise to share, having loved a profitable F1 driving profession between 1999 and 2012 and amassing greater than 65,000 miles as an F1 check driver.
Driver Ambassador Jessica Hawkins is prepared for a 3rd 12 months with the workforce, dovetailing work within the AMF1 simulator along with her inspirational function as an envoy for equality and inclusion throughout the motorsport and engineering worlds.
Our future residence
AMF1 new manufacturing facility replace
Our new, state-of-the-art manufacturing facility at Silverstone is making regular progress as we head into 2023. We caught up with Venture Supervisor Man Austin to see the most recent developments and get a primary take a look at our new wind tunnel.
Shifting into our new residence
As a part of our long-term ambition to be an everyday championship contender, we’re quickly putting in the infrastructure that can present the muse for a profitable future.
Our state-of-the-art Silverstone manufacturing facility would be the first brand-new purpose-built facility for an F1 workforce in nearly 20 years and we’ll start our transfer within the springtime.
The three-unit campus will characteristic bleeding-edge know-how, together with an all-new simulator and wind tunnel.
It is going to be F1’s first ‘sensible manufacturing facility’ and this has been achieved by way of shut collaboration with our companions, together with Aramco, Cognizant, Juniper Networks, NetApp and SentinelOne.
Our 2023 challenger
Relentless within the pursuit of efficiency, we have recruited a variety of expert folks to strengthen and complement our gifted workforce over the previous couple of years.
The AMR23 is the primary Aston Martin F1 automotive to be designed beneath the watch of Technical Director Dan Fallows and Deputy Technical Director Eric Blandin – the workforce has been engaged on the automotive for months and making use of the learnings from final season’s AMR22.
Whereas nowhere close to as important because the revolutionary adjustments to the technical rules that got here into power final season, a handful of adjustments have been made to the technical guidelines for ’23.
To sort out the porpoising phenomenon, flooring edges will probably be raised and there may also be tweaks made to the diffuser. As well as, there will probably be security enhancements, similar to additional strengthening of the roll hoop.
Modifications to the sporting rules embrace the variety of Dash races doubling to 6, whereas qualifying is about to characteristic a major change: a trial at as much as two occasions the place the Arduous compound tyre will probably be mandated to be used in Q1, the Medium in Q2 and at last the Gentle in Q3.
Unmissable Grands Prix
Las Vegas returns to the calendar for the primary time since 1982. Happening on an all-new road monitor, incorporating the well-known Las Vegas Strip, it’s set to be an epic occasion that would properly turn into an prompt basic on the F1 calendar.
It’s going to even be hosted on a Saturday (native time, early morning on Sunday in Europe), making it the primary race since 1985 to not happen on a Sunday.
We may also return to Qatar in 2023 across the Losail Worldwide Circuit, after a 12 months off in 2022, in what will probably be one other large calendar full of intense racing till the ultimate race of the 12 months in Abu Dhabi.
Basic venues outdated and new, similar to Miami, Monaco, Italy, Singapore and Japan are all venues we won’t wait to go to once more, whereas we’re excited to see the fan assist for our drivers at their residence races: Spain, Canada, Belgium, Brazil and, after all, our residence race at Silverstone.
With out followers there can be no Method One. Your assist is the lifeblood of the game.
We will not wait to welcome you to our new residence in 2023, into our storage at circuits around the globe, and have a good time your fandom throughout our channels.
You have performed a pivotal half in our journey, and we’re excited to have you ever alongside for the experience in ’23.
As we proceed to place within the late nights and early begins to prepared the AMR23 for launch, your passionate assist fuels our motivation and feeds the vitality that is constructing within the workforce – the vitality that connects us all.
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