This week, there were rumors of a possible takeover of Aston Martin by another automaker.
Indeed, the Chinese brand Geely would have expressed its interest in becoming a shareholder of Aston Martin.
Lawrence Stroll, the executive chairman of the British brand, quoted by an Aston Martin spokesperson, was keen to quickly deny this information: “Lawrence Stroll described the rumor as absolute bullshit and utterly false. “
” It [Stroll] went on to say that he couldn’t be more excited and genuinely believe in the team’s future success in the long run. “ again specifies the spokesperson to our colleagues at RacingNews365.com.
Aston Martin will make its debut in Formula 1 this year, under the leadership of Lawrence Stroll eager to relaunch the British brand sportingly.
Having bought the Force India team in 2019 and having renamed it Racing Point to participate in the 2020 season, the Canadian businessman has chosen to highlight the Aston Martin brand, of which he became executive chairman in April 2020 .
For this new season, the team has managed to attract the quadruple F1 world champion, Sebastian Vettel, who will team up with Lance Stroll.