“Martin will have a managerial role and will help me determine the new strategic direction for Aston Martin Performance Technologies and its subsidiaries,” said team owner Lawrence Stroll.
Stroll makes the next title announcement accordingly. Whitmarsh’s job is to “lead the transformation of the Aston Martin team into an organization that will win the Formula One World Championship in the next four to five years, and a company with a billion pound turnover in a similar timeframe to develop.”
This means that he is also superordinate to team boss Otmar Szafnauer. The American explains: “Martin’s arrival will allow me to use 100 percent of my energy to make the Aston Martin team a winning machine.”
Aston Martin has already secured the services of several leading engineers from competing teams in 2021. With Whitmarsh you have now brought a real high-caliber on board.