Aston Martin F1 Team presents the AMR24

AMR24, the first Aston Martin Formula One car built at the new AMR Technology Campus in Silverstone, debuted alongside the new Vantage road car and Aston Martin Vantage GT3 – engineered for real drivers.

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The Aston Martin Aramco Formula One Team is proud to debut its new challenger for the 2024 season – the AMR24. On a significant day for Aston Martin, the new Vantage road car and Aston Martin Vantage GT3 join the AMR24, marking a trilogy of reveals.

In its iconic racing green livery, complete with Aramco title partner branding, the AMR24 represents a solid and exciting evolution from its predecessor, which catapulted the team to eight podiums and 280 points in 2023. The AMR24 evolves the same design philosophy, but there is a minor carryover, with most parts being new for 2024. The continuous refinement of the AMR24 has resulted in a lighter, more aerodynamically efficient race car designed to operate across a broader range of circuits.

“We are proud to debut the AMR24,” said Team Principal Mike Krack. “It is the result of a huge effort by the whole team at our new AMR Technology Campus, and it will allow the team to take another step forward in 2024. Since the last race in 2023, everyone has been hyper-focused on improvements in every area, concentrating our efforts on what makes a difference and matters to be better. Almost every area of the car has been refined and improved, building on our strengths and taking on board the lessons of the previous campaign. 2023 was our best season to date, and our goal this season is to score regular points, podiums, and fight for our first win in green.”

Dan Fallows, Technical Director, explains how the team approached the AMR24: “Even with the stable regulations, there are endless possibilities for refinement. I would call the AMR24 a substantial evolution of last year’s car, and it does look quite different, with many new parts to give us a robust platform for development. The chassis design is new, as well as the nose, front wing, front suspension and rear suspension. We want to compete in the development race this season, and this car is designed to do just that.

“Another area of focus has been to broaden the car’s operating window. We have focused on more versatility for a wider range of specific circuit characteristics. We want a race car that is more of an all-rounder. We believe the AMR24 provides the ideal platform for in-season development and a sustained season-long challenge.”

Under the skin of the AMR24

The front wing design has been altered to help manage the front wheel wake more efficiently. Combined with the over-wheel winglets, the aim is to control the wake from the front tyres and direct it away from the rest of the car, allowing the other downforce-producing surfaces to work more efficiently.

The current era of F1 regulations has dramatically emphasised the floor and side pod design. On the AMR24, the side pods and bodywork have been overhauled to improve airflow management around the floor and over the rear wing.

“The floor is the biggest area of downforce generation on an F1 car and constantly evolves. It right will be paramount to our success in 2024,” says Dan.

The AMR24 will utilise a push-rod suspension layout both front and rear. This sees the wheel assembly joined to the chassis by a diagonal structure, with a higher point on the car’s body.

The front suspension has been changed to improve performance in conjunction with the front wing and floor. In contrast, the rear suspension has been optimised to maximise airflow efficiency around the rear wing, accommodating Mercedes’ latest power unit and gearbox.

Dan explains: “Work has been done on both ends of the car on the suspension. The front will work more efficiently alongside the front wing, and aero Work has been done at the rear to optimise our layout in that area.”

Drivers motivated and hungry for new campaign

Lance Stroll #18: “There has been a real buzz around the AMRTC this winter. We’re still a young team, but we’re growing up fast. There’s that hunger and belief when you walk around the campus – a credit to all the amazing people working here. We all want to push on from what we achieved last year, especially in the final part of the season when we made strong progress – learning more about the car. That sets us up nicely for the new season, and I can’t wait to get going.”

Fernando Alonso #14: “I am incredibly proud of this team and what has been achieved in such a short time—the progress on the track and the investment in all areas off-track at the AMRTC. At the start of a new campaign, I always enjoy this feeling, with this season marking my 21st as a racing driver in Formula One. The team has worked flat-out on getting the AMR24 ready for the new season, but there are many questions to answer in testing and the first few races. I am excited to enter the cockpit and start my second season in green.”

A Performance Trilogy

In addition to the AMR24, Aston Martin has launched two new models – engineered for real drivers. The new Vantage is the latest in an iconic bloodline – the quintessential Aston Martin sports car and the most driver-focused and fastest Vantage in the famous nameplate’s 74-year history. It is an authentic, unadulterated celebration of pure performance, engineered to deliver maximum thrills with maximum confidence.

Timed to coincide with the debut of the new Vantage road car, the spectacular new Vantage GT3 race car mirrors the latest showroom model’s intensified performance, sharpened dynamics, and eye-catching style. It translates those qualities into a formidable new GT racer and starts the next chapter in Aston Martin’s illustrious motorsport history.

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