McLaren and Aston Martin presented their cars: the news and details to try to fight forward in Formula 1

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The presentation of the brand new McLarenMCL60

Seven of the ten teams of Formula 1 They already presented their cars for this season and this Monday it was the turn of McLaren y Aston Martin. The first, with renewed decoration and with a tribute to the 60 years of its foundation. The second does not offer major changes, although it should be remembered that the cars usually have modifications once they go out on the track for their pre-season tests, just like at the start of the championship.

The MCL60 honors six decades since its birth when the remembered Bruce McLaren he created the team that later became one of the most important in the history of the Máxima. The brand new monoposto added black in its color combination in which the traditional orange predominates. The car, which will be driven by the English Lando Norris and the Australian Oscar Piastri (debutante), presented innovations to return to the victory that he has not achieved since Italy 2021 when Daniel Ricciardo won, although it should be remembered that that day they collided in the fight for the lead Max Verstappen (Red Bull) y Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes).

In the first impression it is noticed that the pontoons (sides of the car) are similar to those of Red Bull, either due to the air intake and the large lower channel on the ground. In addition, there is a pronounced drop in that lower area of ​​the car. While in the front suspensions it retains the Pull-rod scheme, in which the bar working with traction can be thinner, which allows lowering the weight of the unsprung mass, an important issue in this class of cars.

“We are delighted to introduce our team with Lando and Oscar behind the wheel as we celebrate 60 years of McLaren Racing. This year’s driver line-up is extremely exciting,” said team boss Zak Brown. His squad finished fifth in the 2022 World Constructors’ Championship.

The presentation of the brand new Aston Martin AMR23

While the new Aston Martin AMR23 has a low nose, with a rounded tip and thinner than last year. Its pontoons look higher, following the Ferrari line and lowered at the back to have better air penetration in the diffuser and that this affects the resistance to advance as little as possible.

This machine will be the one they drive Fernando Alonsowho joined the British team, and the Canadian Lance Stroll, son of the team’s owner, tycoon Lawrence Stroll. The team will try to improve on their performance from the previous year when they finished seventh in the Constructors’ championship.

This Tuesday will be the turn of one of the most anticipated, Ferrariwith the SF-23, the red machine with which the house of Maranello will try to regain glory. Last year they started as winners, but then the competitiveness was diluted due to lack of performance and strategy errors, and their pilots, Charles Leclerc y Carlos Sainz.

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The schedule of presentations will end on Wednesday with the premiere of Lewis Hamilton and George Russell’s Mercedes W14, and on Thursday with the Alpha Tauri AT04 of Yuki Tsunoda and a full-time rookie, Nyck de Vries.

Photos of the McLaren MCL60 and the Aston Martin AMR23:

The new McLaren MCL60 (@McLarenF1)
The new McLaren MCL60 (@McLarenF1)
The back part.  Note the downward slope of the sidepods and the location of the radiators (@McLarenF1)
The back part. Note the downward slope of the sidepods and the location of the radiators (@McLarenF1)
The car profile for Lando Norris and Poscar Piastri (@McLarenF1)
The car profile for Lando Norris and Poscar Piastri (@McLarenF1)
The front of the Woking team monoposto (@McLarenF1)
The front of the Woking team monoposto (@McLarenF1)
El Aston Martin AMR23 (@AstonMartinF1)
El Aston Martin AMR23 (@AstonMartinF1)
The incorporated Fernando Alonso and his new partner, Lance Stroll (@AstonMartinF1)
The incorporated Fernando Alonso and his new partner, Lance Stroll (@AstonMartinF1)
The vehicle profile (@AstonMartinF1)
The vehicle profile (@AstonMartinF1)
The nose is straighter and has a rounded tip (@AstonMartinF1)
The nose is straighter and has a rounded tip (@AstonMartinF1)

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