Aston Martin principal Otmar Szafnauer revealed that the team are in the process of expanding their workforce from 535 to roughly 800.

Aston Martin returned to the Formula 1 grid for 2021, brought about by Lawrence Stroll, part owner of Aston Martin Lagonda.

Previously the team had been known as Racing Point under Stroll’s ownership, but it is a Formula 1 outfit with a history that stretches back far further.

Prior to Stroll’s arrival it was called Force India, with Spyker, Midland and Jordan all previous incarnations.

In particular as Force India, this was a team which became known for springing upsets on a much more modest Formula 1 budget than those consistently at the top, though ultimately the funding did dry up.

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