Why Aston Martin has an F1 legacy to repair

Red Bull and Aston Martin have extended their Formula 1 alliance. Is this the first step towards Aston making amends for its short (and dismal) F1 record? Kevin Turner is your history guide...

Aston Martin is not a Formula 1 name. The famous British marque, which celebrated its centenary in 2013, is one of the few motorsport brands to achieve such a high status without any success at the sport's pinnacle.

In the seven decades of the F1 world championship, Aston Martin has made just one previous attempt, amounting to a feeble five starts.

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Series Formula 1
Teams Aston Martin Racing
Article type Nostalgia