WATCH: Aston Martin Brings the 007 Fever to Monza Ahead of Latest James Bond Movie Release

Published 09/09/2021, 6:15 AM EDT


Looks like the movie bug has made its way to Aston Martin F1. The British team looks to honor one of the greatest English movies at Monza. With the 25th James Bond movie, ‘No time to Die’ set to release soon, Aston Martin paid tribute to Bond; the result being a stunning F1 car.

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The team released its special livery for the Italian GP. Aston Martin has replaced its logo with the iconic 007. However, this isn’t limited to the car- the team’s motorhome in Monza also highlights the collaboration. The car looks magnificent as always, with the British green livery now holding the code of the greatest agent in the MI6.

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Aston Martin and James Bond go way back; the Aston Martin DB5 has made itself synonymous with the series. As a result, director Daniel Kleinman and composer David Arnold collaborated with the F1 team. Kleinman explained the unique collaboration“Aston Martin is part of Bond’s DNA. It’s a partnership that needs no explanation, so it was great fun to fuse those two worlds together.”

In hoping to elevate the excitement for the movie, Aston Martin’s digital channels will also be revamped to fit the theme of the movie. Looks like our F1 drivers, 005 and 018 will have the license to kill at the Monza circuit.

Aston Martin is not alone…

The historic circuit of Monza has inspired other teams and drivers as well. Scuderia Alfa Romeo honors its home race with a special livery. With a splash of green added to the car, Alfa Romeo paid homage to Italy. The Tifosi is sure to go gaga over the beautiful livery.

Carlos Sainz will experience the Tifosi love for the first time as he races the Italian GP for the first time with Ferrari. Already having met many fans in Milan; a special crowd deserves a special lid. The Chilli teases a special helmet for the weekend at Monza, and the Tifosi are beyond excited.

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A Bond feature, home races, and the sea of red, there is much to look forward to at Monza adding to the thrilling competition on the track. As we approach the temple of speed, who will make it out victorious?

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Shreya Sanjeev

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Shreya Sanjeev is an F1 author at EssentiallySports. Having attained a journalism degree from St Xavier's College, she finds comfort in the sound of her keyboard while typing and excitement in the sound of F1 cars speeding on a track. A street circuit and Daniel Ricciardo fan through and through, Shreya claims the 2018 Monaco GP to be one of her favorite races of all time.

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