Aston Martin performance director Tom McCullough compared Sebastian Vettel’s role in pushing the team forward to Rubens Barrichello at Williams a decade earlier.
Aston Martin say they are not disappointed to have fallen from second in the constructors’ championship to eventually finish in fifth.
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F1 will try a new rule this weekend which will force drivers to use harder tyres in qualifying, in an attempt to reduce the amount of rubber they use.
The layout of the Hungaroring plus the latest upgrades coming for the AMR23 gives Aston Martin extra confidence heading into this weekend’s race.
Red Bull team principal Christian Horner says Max Verstappen’s wall-riding Monaco qualifying lap was the completion of his thwarted bid for pole at Jeddah in 2021.