Canadian billionaire Lawrence Stroll, owner of Formula One team Racing Point, is preparing a bid for a major stake in Aston Martin, Autocar magazine reported, sending the carmaker's battered share price up nearly 15% on Thursday. The British sports car maker's share price has slumped since its flotation in October last year. Stroll, who is the father of Formula One driver Lance Stroll, is heading up a consortium looking to take a "major shareholding" in Aston Martin, Autocar said on Thursday.
Financial pressures over, 'Now we have other pressures, and those are to perform/'
Ford and Chip Ganassi Racing have announced a star-studded lineup for the 24 Hours of Daytona this year, including the defending champions and some top talents from overseas.
Williams has signed a promising young Canadian, Lance Stroll, to a development driver contract, putting him in prime position to ascend to the race grid.
A high number of crashes and altogether unprofessional driving prompted FIA race officials to cancel two Formula 3 European Championship races at Monza this weekend.
Lance Stroll in the Ferrari karting challenge, Montreal – Click above or below for high-res image gallery
We don't know about you, but when we were 11 years old, most of us here at Autoblog were dreaming about one day driving a Ferrari. Never in our wildest dreams could never have imagined being signed to a contract with the Scuderia. Not at that age, anyway. But that's exactly what's happened for Lance Stroll.