Aston Martin was one of the first brands to give the organizers the right to World Endurance when they decided to make a resounding change in the technical regulations and allow the use of hypercars from the season 2020/2021. In fact, shortly after the official announcement of the new rules, he confirmed his participation in the new class with his super car. Valkyrie.
This sports car was developed in conjunction with Red Bull Advanced Technologies, the advanced technology department of the F1 who leads himself Adrian Newey.
This technical partnership was nothing more than the continuity of the relationship that both companies have had for a few years through the sponsorship of the Gaydon house to the Austrian team.
That's why all the pieces fit together so that the Dutch Max Verstappen, Red Bull's main driver, shuffled as one of the Aston Martin team drivers in the WEC. At least for the 24 Hours of Le Mans, the main date of the specialty calendar.
About that possibility he spoke Andy Palmer, the CEO of Aston Martin. “We have the enormous privilege of having a good relationship with Max Verstappen. On a theoretical level I would love to have him involved in our Le Mans project ”, he maintained.
Likewise, the executive preferred to be cautious: “This does not mean that he is now involved in a formal way, but it is not ruled out either. It is a conversation to be had with him in the future. I think we can all agree that it would be great. "
Although we all know that saying that "when the river sounds, it is because it brings water" ...