F1 GUIDE 2021: THE STABLES

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In 2020, the main change among the F1 2020 teams was Toro Rosso's name change to AlphaTauri, the clothing brand of the Red Bull empire. This new identity shone for its first season in its new colors with a victory at Monza signed Pierre Gasly. But this year, there are a few more changes for the F1 2021 teams. Indeed, Racing Point and Renault are leaving their place among the F1 2021 teams to Aston Martin and Alpine respectively. As a result of this change in strategy for these two teams, a new visual identity: the pink of Racing Point gives way to the famous British racing green, while the French team, which has been black and yellow for several seasons, has given way to the electric blue of the Alpine brand.

In terms of engines, only one change is to be noted within the F1 2021 teams and not the least: after a few seasons powered by Renault, McLaren is back under Mercedes power for the first time since 2014. Enough to nurture great ambitions for the team of Woking, who finished fiscal 2020 in 3rd place in the constructors' championship.

While the first race of the season gave way to yet another victory for Mercedes, who have dominated the premier class since 2014, something tells us that their domination could be undermined within the F1 teams in 2021, in particular by Red Bull, in search of his first title since 2013 …

After seeing the 2021 season calendar and the statistics of the pilots composing the grid, we end our 2021 F1 Guide by reviewing the 2021 F1 teams.

Mercedes

Full Name : Mercedes-AMG Petronas F1 Team

Base: Brackley, United Kingdom
Team Director: Toto Wolff
Technical director : James allison
Frame : W12
Motor: Mercedes
First appearance in F1: 1970 (Tyrell 1970-1998; BAR 1999-2005; Honda 2006-2008; Brawn GP 2009)
World Championship : 7
Victories: 106
Number of pole: 118
Pilots: Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas

RED BULL

Full Name : Red Bull Racing Honda

Base: Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
Team Director: Christian horner
Technical director : Pierre Wache
Frame : RB16B
Motor: Honda
First appearance in F1: 1997 (Stewart GP 1997-1999; Jaguar 2000-2004)
World Championship : 4
Wins: 64
Number of pole: 63
Pilots: Max Verstappen and Sergio Pérez

McLAREN

Full Name : McLaren F1 Team

Base: Woking, United Kingdom
Team Director: Andreas Seidl
Technical director : James key
Frame : MCL35M
Motor: Mercedes
First appearance in F1: 1966
World Championship : 8
Victories: 182
Number of pole: 155
Pilots: Lando Norris and Daniel Ricciardo

ASTON MARTIN

Full Name : Aston Martin Cognizant F1 Team

Base: Silverstone, United Kingdom
Team Director: Otmar szafnauer
Technical director : Andrew Green
Frame : AMR21
Motor: Mercedes
First appearance in F1: 1991 (Jordan 1991-2005; Midland then Spyker 2006; Force India 2007-2018; Racing Point 2018-2020)
World Championship : 0
Victories: 1
Number of pole: 1
Pilots: Lance Stroll and Sebastian Vettel

ALPINE

Full Name : Alpine F1 Team

Base: Enstone, United Kingdom
Team Director: Davide Brivio
Technical director : Pat Fry / Rémi Taffin
Frame : A521
Motor: Renault
First appearance in F1: 1986 (Benetton 1986-2001; Renault 2002-2011; Lotus 2012-2015; Renault 2016-2020)
World Championship : 2
Victories: 20
Number of pole: 20
Pilots: Esteban Ocon and Fernando Alonso

FERRARI

Full Name : Scuderia Mission Winnow Ferrari

Base: Maranello, Italy
Team Director: Mattia Binotto
Technical director : Enrico Cardile / Enrico Gualtieri
Frame : SF21
Motor: Ferrari
First appearance in F1: 1950
World Championship : 16
Wins: 239
Number of pole: 221
Pilots: Charles Leclerc and Carlos Sainz

ALPHATAURI

Full Name : Scuderia AlphaTauri Honda

Base: Faenza, Italy
Team Director: Franz Tost
Technical director : Jody egginton
Frame : AT02
Motor: Honda
First appearance in F1: 1985 (Minardi 1985-2005; Toro Rosso 2006-2019)
World Championship : 0
Victories: 2
Number of pole: 1
Pilots: Pierre Gasly and Yuki Tsunoda

ALFA ROMEO

Full Name : Alfa Romeo Racing ORLEN

Base: Hinwil, Switzerland
Team Director: Frédéric Vasseur
Technical director : Jan Monchaux
Frame : C41
Motor: Ferrari
First appearance in F1: 1993 (Sauber 1993-2005; BMW Sauber 2006-2010; Sauber 2011-2017)
World Championship : 0
Victories: 1
Number of pole: 1
Pilots: Kimi Raïkkönen and Antonio Giovinazzi

HAAS

Full Name : Uralkali Haas F1 Team

Base: Kannapolis, United States
Team Director: Guenther Steiner
Technical director : Simone Resta
Frame : VF-21
Motor: Ferrari
First appearance in F1: 2016
World Championship : 0
Wins:
Number of pole:
Pilots: Mick Schumacher and Nikita Mazepin

WILLIAMS

Full Name : Williams racing

Base: Grove, United Kingdom
Team Director: Simon roberts
Technical director : Francois-Xavier Demaison
Frame : FW43B
Motor: Mercedes
First appearance in F1: 1978
World Championship : 9
Wins: 114
Number of pole: 129
Pilots: George Russell and Nicholas Latifi

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