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Whitmarsh makes shock Aston Martin move

Former McLaren boss Martin Whitmarsh has made a surprise return to Formula 1, joining Aston Martin as CEO of their new Performance Technologies division. Whitmarsh had left Formula 1 in 2014 and moved to become chief executive of the Ineos Team UK America's Cup sailing team, but an announcement on Tuesday confirmed the 63-year-old will be heading to the Silverstone team at the start of October to make a comeback in motorsport. Aston Martin executive chairman Lawrence Stroll said in a statement: 'I am very pleased to announce that Martin [Whitmarsh] will be joining us as Group Chief Executive Officer of the new Aston Martin Performance Technologies, from October 1st 2021. 'Martin will enjoy...
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