Formula 1 | Vettel will drive a 1922 Aston Martin to celebrate the brand’s 100th anniversary
On the occasion of Aston Martin’s 100th anniversary, which will be celebrated this weekend during the French Grand Prix, Sebastian Vettel will have the chance to drive the 1922 TT1 on the Paul Ricard circuit just before the race.
French fans will thus be entitled to a historic moment thanks to the demonstration of the four-time German world champion, himself delighted at the idea of living a unique experience.
“I am passionate about the history of the sport, so it will be really special to drive a 1922 Aston Martin Grand Prix this weekend,” said Vettel, who is also hoping the 2022 Aston Martin, the AMR22, will be more comfortable than in previous races.
« The fast corners of Paul Ricard should give another dimension to these ground effect cars, and the slow corners will be a challenge for everyone. The previous weekends have not been favorable to us for one reason or another, this So it would be nice to get a good result before the summer break. »
Lance Stroll also hopes he can get a good result to celebrate the centenary of Aston Martin. He is also counting on the new regulations to see a great show this weekend.
« The Paul Ricard is a challenging circuit, offering a variety of corners and some long, twisty sections at the end of the layout. This year’s ground effect cars seem to be offering better racing, so hopefully we can offer a a great show for the fans who will be there. It will be a special event for the team with Aston Martin’s 100th anniversary celebrations, so I hope to get a good result this weekend. »