Red Bull Racing announced on Tuesday that they extended their partnership with British super car company Aston Martin into the 2017 Formula One season.
Aston Martin and Red Bull Advanced Technologies have been working a hyper car which was designed by Red Bull Racing’s chief technical officer Adrian Newey. The AMRB-001 is set to be to delivered in 2019.
Aston Martin are manufacturing 175 cars with 25 of them specifically track going cars. The 150 road legal cars have all been sold.
The extension of the partnership with the Formula One team will see the Aston Martin wings logo remain on the 2017 car and speaking about the new deal, Red Bull Racing Team Principal Christian Horner commented by saying:
We first conceived our Innovation Partnership with Aston Martin in the realisation that it could be truly pioneering. In blending our distinct but unique skills under a shared creative vision, we have already seen tangible development to both of our brands and businesses. The extraordinary success of the AM RB-001 is testament to the expert and collaborative spirit in which it was forged, and extending our relationship with Aston Martin through 2017 was a simple and pleasing decision.
Aston Martin President and CEO Dr Andrew Palmer commented by saying:
By bringing together the talents of Red Bull Racing and Aston Martin, AM-RB 001 is destined to become the defining hypercar of this decade and a hugely desirable investment for collectors and enthusiasts. “Our relationship with Red Bull Racing has done for Aston Martin exactly what we expected it to do,” he continued. “It is helping us to continue to build our brand across the globe. Partnerships like this are good for business both in terms of technical innovation and brand awareness, so we are pleased to continue into 2017.