Aston Martin Vantage and Mercedes AMG GTR will be the saftey car for 2021 Formula One season.
As F1 schedule 2021 – Official calendar of Grad Prix Races are already announced, opening on the tracks of Bahrain International Circuits. Mercedes and Aston Martin both will be used as a official safety cars For different seasons, said FIA on Monday.
The Fast Aston Martin Vantage and DBX will hit the track for Safety and Medical purpose respectively.The pair set make global debut at this season.
Bernd Maylander will be behind the wheels of both Aston Martin and Mercedes. Bernd Maylander driving this fastcars in scenario. Also, Alan Van Der Merwe taking the wheels of the Medical Cars.
Why Aston Martin Vantage ?
Aston Martin Vantage powered by 4.0 litre twin-turbo V8 engine, which produces which produces 503 hp at 6000 rpm and 505 lb-ft of torque at 2000 rpm. Which makes Vantage fast to accelerate 0-60 mph in just 3.5 sec of time with top speed approaching 170 mph which made V8 Vantage UK’s true supercar.
Additionally, V8 Vantage has undergone suspension and aero modification to make sure it can lead a season pack of 2021 F1.
Why F1 Medical and Safety Cars are Fast ?
Speed is the big attraction of any Motorsport. The F1 cars has an average speed of 186.349km/h and can go at the top speed 360 km/h, 0-100km/h in approximately 2.6s this speed. The accidents or burning is the most common scenario in any F1, with this fastest safety car is the medical services are quite quick to save the driver.
“The safety and medical cars are an essential part of running a safe and successful FIA Formula One World Championship event from track tests and inspections to race interventions and neutralizations,” said race director Michael Masi.