Unique year, contemporary identity. The team formerly identified as Power India nonetheless later christened Racing Point pulled the covers off their 2019 challenger at the Canadian Global Autoshow in Toronto…
Power India fell into administration closing summer season, nonetheless Lawrence Stroll led a consortium to reincarnate the outfit, which became once therefore renamed Racing Point, with the identical 400 employees and facilities.
After years of combating cashflow that hampered in-season trend, it manner the outfit now has a solid foundation in which to originate on in the years forward.
Lance Stroll joins the team, now owned by his father, after two years with Williams, and he’ll accomplice Sergio Perez, who will embark on his sixth year with the team.
“The targets are crude,” said Perez at the open. “We in actuality desire to transfer to the next stage. Now is the time to demonstrate what we are capable of in actuality attain, now that now we contain the overall instruments in dwelling.”
Stroll added: “It’s a brand contemporary chapter and a in actuality titillating bound which lies earlier than us. It’s a dream attain correct to be standing right here and I will’t wait to bag the ball rolling.”
Racing Point, who announced a brand contemporary title sponsor in Sport Pesa, contain opted to stick to their pink livery, which they adopted two years previously.
“The pink… I imagine in the two years, has change into iconic,” said team chief Otmar Szafnauer. “The prolonged-term map is to retract this team to the very prime of the sport.
“We are inserting the building blocks in dwelling and it’s crucial we retract an correct step forward in 2019 as we open this contemporary technology. We desire to be combating for podiums on advantage and aiming for a solid prime four produce in the championship.”