British performance car manufacturer, and supplier to the world’s greatest spy, Aston Martin has become part of Lawrence Stroll’s increasing automotive empire. The Canadian businessman has, as part of a consortium, invested around $240m in the brand, picking up roughly 17% of the company in the process. Stroll will become Aston Martin Lagonda’s executive chairman as a result.
In F1, every second — or, for that matter, every hundredth of a second — counts. Teams spend tens of millions researching new components and new ways of directing air flow to gain a few yards on the track. It’s the difference between pole position and third on the grid on a Saturday, and that can decide the race the next day.
It’s official: Red Bull and Honda will join forces in Formula One beginning in 2019. The engine deal covers the 2019 and 2020 seasons, right up to the end of the current regulations. With F1 returning to Circuit Paul Ricard this weekend, the news is sure to set the mood.
Earlier this month a bombshell reveal showed off the Red Bull RB13 coming to The Crew 2. The idea of a fully-licensed F1 car parading around an open-world racer is unprecedented. As we close in on the game’s June 29 release date, racers won’t have to wait to take it and many other vehicles for a spin.
Only a week after the inaugural race of the 2018 F1 season, controversial topics are in full swing. Following the first race of 2018, we learned Haas’ relationship with Ferrari is under fire. Now it appears another team is in the spotlight: Mercedes.