Aston Martin announces the Valkyrie AMR Pro, a track-only version of the already-bonkers Valkyrie road car.
Of the 175 units, 150 are for the road and 25 for the track. We're talking rare.
Aston Martin confirmed its Innovation Partnership with Red Bull Racing that will see the two working together to create a new supercar, combining the talents of Marek Reichman and Adrian Newey.
Aston Martin CEO Andy Palmer says his company is not the source of the rumors about an Adrian Newey-designed car for the English carmaker, but he supports the idea of it.
The ties between Red Bull and Aston Martin appear to be tightening another knot as reports indicate the two are collaborating on a new supercar project together.
Adrian Newey is, without a doubt, the most accomplished engineer in Formula One. His cars have won over 80 grands prix and ten constructors' championships with three different teams – Williams, McLaren and Red Bull – making him the only designer in the history of F1 to have achieved such success. He even designed cars in the mid-80s that won the Indy 500 and CART championship twice apiece. In short, nobody comes close. But now he's preparing to step away from the fast-paced world of
Most racing games try to go for as realistic a representation of real-life driving as possible. But Gran Turismo goes a step beyond that. Its programmers at Polyphony Digital have a track record of creating fantastical cars just for the game, and this is their latest.
It's been said that Red Bull is a marketing company that happens to sell energy drinks, and it's an argument that is not without merit. After all, nearly every form of motorsport (in addition to non-engine-powered sports) has some sort of sponsorship deal with the Austrian drink maker, and nowhere is that more recognizable than in Formula One.
Sebastian Vettel pilots the Red Bull X1 prototype – Click above to watch video after the jump
Red Bull X1 – Click above for high-res image gallery