Andy Palmer, the Aston Martin president and CEO, has revealed that a number of Formula 1 teams have shown an interest in working with the British manufacturer. Last year Aston Martin announced that they would become Red Bull’s main sponsor for 2018 and when asked about supplying multiple teams, Palmer said “I have some rough math in terms of what cost and what price. With all of this stuff in F1, you have to factor in intangibles because you’re talking about a marketing return, not necessarily a physical return. Marketing return hopefully turns into sold cars, which is why we’re doing this.” – Planet F1
Mick Schumacher, Michael’s 18-year-old son, is set to stay in European F3 for 2018 in what will mark his second year in the competition. Engineer Luca Baldisserri, who also worked with Michael, said “It was very emotional to work with Michael’s son, and in many ways he reminds me of his father. A couple of times, I’ve even called him Michael on the radio.” – Sportsmole
Williams could be set to announce a two year contract for Sergey Sirotkin. The Russian driver has been heavily linked with the deal that will replace Felipe Massa and Sirotkin has reportedly beaten former BMW and Renault driver Robert Kubica. – F1 Fansite
Chase Carey, F1 chief executive, will travel to Copenhagen next week to meet with mayor Frank Jensen in order to discuss a potential race deal. Carey is also reportedly interested in securing Germany’s position on the F1 calendar beyond 2018 at the Nurburgring. – Sportsmole
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