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4 March 1974 (73)
Geoff Duke (29 March 1923)
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about Bill Aston

William Aston (29 March 1900 – 4 March 1974) was a British racing driver who participated in three World Championship Grands Prix, in 1952 when the championship was run to Formula Two rules, for his own team Aston Butterworth.


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1952 Robin Montgomerie-Charrington
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Vettel joins the former Racing Point outfit this year after his Ferrari contract was not extended beyond 2020.<br>The German had a tough time against Charles Leclerc, his partner at Maranello, over the last two seasons.<br>However the Aston Martin management believes that Vettel will thrive in his new environment, with technical director Andrew Green suggesting in October that the team can help ...

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After changing its name to Aston for the start of 2021, the team that started life as Jordan will lose the pink livery associated with Force India/Racing Point and previous main backer BWT, and switch to a British racing green-based livery that will be fully revealed in March.<br>The team has agreed a multi-year deal with American IT consulting company Cognizant Technology Solutions.<br>Rumours ...

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The team formerly known as Racing Point has been rebranded as Aston Martin for the coming season following owner Lawrence Stroll’s investment in the British car brand last January.<br>Although Aston Martin has enjoyed a presence in F1 recently through its title sponsorship of the Red Bull team, 2021 will mark the first time since 1960 that a car has raced in F1 under the Aston Martin ...

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The two companies tied up at the start of 2018 with both a title sponsorship partnership and a technical collaboration on the Valkyrie hypercar project.<br>As well as being part of the official team name, Aston Martin's logos appeared in prominent positions on the F1 cars - including the rear wing - and on the drivers' overalls.<br>But following Lawrence Stroll's takeover of the Aston Martin road ...

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David will delve deep as the team reflects on the unimaginable 2020 season, sharing stories from behind the scenes and discussing their hopes for next year and beyond. And all this can be enjoyed from the comfort of your sofa!<br><br>Click here to sign up for this event with Motorsport Tickets<br><br>The team can't wait until we can welcome you through the doors of its home in Milton Keynes once ...

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Mercedes has exclusively provided the official F1 safety car since 1996, starting out originally with a Mercedes-AMG C36 and currently using a Mercedes-AMG GT R.<br>While the German car manufacturer has been fully committed up until now, discussions are underway about a revised deal for 2021, when a new Concorde Agreement comes in.<br>Although it is understood that no final decision has been made ...

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Mercedes announced last month that it had struck an agreement with Aston Martin to increase its shareholding in the British car brand to as much as 20% in the next three years.<br>The increase will come in stages, upping Mercedes’ stake in Aston Martin from its current 2.6% and making it the second-largest shareholder in the company.<br>Mercedes will be joined ...

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Although today’s announcement is focused on the road car business, the closer links between the two companies will have implications for their respective Formula 1 programmes, which are already running in parallel, with as much co-operation as the FIA rules allow.<br>The Aston Martin name will return to Grand Prix racing next year when the Racing Point team is rebadged, with new driver Sebastian ...

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Vettel will join the team currently known as Racing Point next season after being told by Ferrari earlier this year that he would not be retained.<br>Last month's announcement of his move followed several weeks of negotiation with Aston Martin owner Lawrence Stroll.<br>Vettel declined to give any details of his stake in the company, which trades as Aston Martin Lagonda Global Holdings plc on the ...

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The existing Racing Point squad will rebrand as Aston Martin for 2021 after team owner Lawrence Stroll invested in the British manufacturer earlier this year.<br>Ambitions for the Aston Martin F1 project have seen it sign Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel for 2021 on a multi-year deal, as well as increase its workforce by 20% and push on with plans to construct a new factory.<br>Aston Martin ...

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On Thursday, Racing Point confirmed that Vettel will join the team when it is rebranded next season, following weeks of speculation about the German’s future since Ferrari announced that he would not be retained at Maranello.<br>Wolff is a close confidante of Racing Point owner Lawrence Stroll, as well as engine and gearbox supplier to the Silverstone-based outfit in his role as Mercedes team ...

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Speaking ahead of the Tuscan Grand Prix on the day that he announced he would be switching to Aston Martin 2021, Vettel admitted it had not been been an "easy" call to decide what was best for his future.<br>And he confessed that he had weighed up the pros and cons of walking away from F1 rather than staying on.<br>Asked how close he came to retiring from F1, Vettel said: "Close... but is there a ...

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Vettel's deal to join the soon-to-be rebranded Racing Point squad for next season was announced ahead of the events for the Tuscan Grand Prix getting underway on Thursday.<br>The development means Sergio Perez will leave the team where he has raced since 2014 – when it operated in its former iteration as Force India – with his continued participation in F1 now uncertain beyond the end of ...

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The eagerness from F1 fans - and, naturally, the media - to learn about his next step was always met with composure from Vettel. This was not a decision he was going to take lightly.<br>“I’m not in a rush,” Vettel said. “I want to make sure that I make the right decision for myself. As much as I can, I would like to control and make sure that the conclusion for me is the right ...

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The four-time world champion has been linked with the outfit currently known as Racing Point since Ferrari revealed in May that he would not be retained after the end of this year.<br>Aston Martin owner Lawrence Stroll targeted the German, who will clearly bring extra attention to the team from the very start under its new manufacturer-backed identity.<br>With Lance Stroll ...

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With Vettel in talks with Aston Martin about a seat at the team next year, the current Racing Point outfit's strong form has increased the chances of the German electing to commit his F1 future there.<br>But, the move away from a team like Ferrari that targets the world championship to an outfit like Aston Martin that is chasing podiums would need a new mindset.<br>Ricciardo has first hand ...

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That’s one of the big questions to emerge from the news that Sebastian Vettel is considering an offer to join the rebadged Racing Point team.<br>There are various scenarios that could yet play out. Vettel could decide not to go to Aston after all, or he could be signed for 2022 and take time out to recharge his batteries, leaving Perez and his backers another year to find an alternative ...

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Wolff is also a close friend of Racing Point and Aston Martin owner Lawrence Stroll, as well as being – through his Mercedes role – the supplier of engines and gearboxes to the Silverstone-based outfit.<br>Wolff acquired a 5% interest in Aston Martin in April, stressing that it was a personal investment not related to his day job at Mercedes.<br>Four-time world ...

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Perceptions change very quickly in the sport, and perhaps the biggest shift from the Austrian Grand Prix to the Styrian Grand Prix last weekend was the reality of just how quick Racing Point can be.<br>A hesitant first weekend out with its ‘Pink Mercedes’ left rivals convinced it had made a good step, but it was really only in the second Red Bull Ring race that the reality of its pace ...

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The four-time F1 world champion is believed to have been offered a contract by team owner Lawrence Stroll, who is keen to build the strongest possible package for the rebranding of the current Racing Point team next season. Germany’s Bild newspaper, which is usually well-informed on Vettel’s plans, has indicated that a deal could be agreed soon.<br>The Silverstone-based team already has a ...

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<br>No team other than Mercedes, Ferrari or Red Bull has won an F1 race since the turbo hybrid era began in 2014, with an unofficial ‘Class A/B’ divide coming into effect over the ensuing six campaigns.<br>But the new $145m cost cap rule, which will come into effect from 2021 and reduce further over the following two seasons to $135m for 2023-2025, as well as other measures such as restricted ...

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The team now known as Racing Point was planning to make the move during next year’s summer break, but the COVID-19 crisis has delayed work on the new facility, which is to be built on a site adjacent to the current building.<br>Rather than attempt the move in the winter, the team has opted to wait a full year for the following August.<br>“The factory is still happening,” team boss Otmar ...

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Some observers were quick to link Sebastian Vettel with a move to the rebranded team, especially given the close links with Mercedes that the British marque has.<br>However, Sergio Perez, who is connected to Mexican sponsorship, has a multi-year deal with the team, while Lance Stroll's seat is also secure for the foreseeable future.<br>"It's certainly been an interesting few weeks in the driver ...

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Aston Martin will return to the F1 grid in 2021 as a works team following Racing Point owner Lawrence Stroll’s investment in the British manufacturer back in January.<br>The Racing Point team is currently investing in upgrading its facilities, including the construction of a new factory, after years of financial difficulties under its previous Force India guise.<br>But Green stressed the team ...

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Moers, who will take up his role on August 1, comes as part of a revamp of the company by executive chairman and shareholder Lawrence Stroll.<br>Former president and CEO Andy Palmer has stood down with immediate effect, with current vice-president Keith Stanton being appointed as temporary COO until Moers' arrival.<br>Stroll believes that Moers, who has built a strong reputation for his management ...

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