After a profitable run at this yr’s 24 Hours of Le Mans, Aston Martin is seeking to additional its involvement in motorsport. Aston Martin may attempt its luck in System 1, in response to a report from Auto Express.
The automaker is now contemplating an engine provider function, one that might pair it with Pink Bull Racing. Though Aston hasn’t introduced any potential companions, it already has a technical collaboration with Pink Bull, so it stands to purpose the companions may be a part of forces on this new method. Each firms created the Valkyrie road-going hypercar collectively.
“We’re learning 2021 engine regulation adjustments and which may provoke us to produce an impartial F1 engine if the circumstances are applicable,” Aston Martin CEO Andy Palmer confirmed to Auto Specific.
Pink Bull has partnered with Renault on F1 engines, however the relationship has been strained as a result of its hybrid unit hasn’t lived as much as choices from Ferrari and Mercedes. Lately, McLaren introduced it will use Renault engines within the 2018 System 1 season, ditching Honda as its engine provider.
Aston’s engines gained’t be rebadged Mercedes items, Palmer says. It’s seemingly the automaker will pair with a racing engine specialist like Ilmor or Cosworth, studies Auto Specific.