The return of Aston Martin to Method 1 has additionally seen the return of British Racing Inexperienced onto the grid. However based on Staff Principal Otmar Szafnauer, the group are eager to make their inexperienced automotive… even greener.
With Pressure India/Racing Level having run in pink since 2017 – representing the colors of key sponsors BWT – Lawrence Stroll’s buying, by way of a consortium, of each the squad and a major stake within the Aston Martin highway automotive firm paved the best way for Aston Martin to return as a works group to Method 1 for the primary time since 1960 this season.
That change additionally introduced with it a shift in livery from pink to inexperienced. However Szafnauer stated that, whereas the group have been proud of their new look, he was eager for Aston Martin’s vehicles to face out extra after they’re on tv.
“I feel the inexperienced color fits us, that is for positive,” stated Szafnauer, talking over the Austrian Grand Prix weekend. “I feel it is a beautiful color within the solar and once you’re taking a look at it in individual. However I imagine we must be taking a look at making it pop a bit of extra on tv, with out shedding the inexperienced once you’re taking a look at its outdoors.
“I do not know if we will try this,” added Szafnauer, “however that is one factor that we’re trying to do, simply to guarantee that it differentiates itself on TV from a few of the different darker vehicles.”
Actually, it was by no means potential to accuse the pink Pressure India and Racing Level vehicles of failing to face out. However Szafnauer dismissed recommendations of the group returning to a completely pink livery whereas they have been Aston Martin.
“With a reputation like Aston Martin,” stated Szafnauer, “and Aston being inexperienced historically – and we’re rising the Aston Martin Cognizant Method 1 Staff – I might suppose it’s going to keep inexperienced.
“Ferrari is crimson,” added Szafnauer, “Aston can be inexperienced.”