Vettel and Stroll 'the ideal blend of experience and raw talent' - Szafnauer
Aston Martin team principal Otmar Szafnauer has described driver pairing Sebastian Vettel and Lance Stroll as an "ideal blend" ahead of the team's first season under the banner of the luxury automotive manufacturer.
Before the start of last season, Ferrari announced Vettel would not be remaining with the team beyond the end of the year.
This sparked a flurry of activity in the driver market but the German's new team, although widely speculated to be Aston Martin, was not confirmed until September.
Vettel eventually replaced Sakhir Grand Prix winner Sergio Perez as partner to Lance Stroll, with the Mexican finding a new home alongside Max Verstappen at Red Bull.
“It’s hugely exciting for everyone in the team," said Szafnauer on his new line-up.
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