F1 safety car 2021: Fasten your Green and Red seat Belts!

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Mercedes Red AMG GT R Safety Car 2021 by f1

F1 Safety Car is more than just one car in Formula 1 2021 season. For the first time in over 60 years and after 25 years of Mercedes-AMG, Aston Martin will act as the official Formula 1 Safety Car. Vantage will present itself in the traditional green color. Absolutely bright red Mercedes will join the party in his turns.

 

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Aston Martin Green Vantage Safety Car 2021 by f1 

Aston Martin Green Vantage and DBX Medical Car.

Aston Martin will contest the definitive Grand Prix with Vantage Safety Car and DBX Medical Car. The Vantage F1 safety car is powered by a 4.0l twin turbo V8 engine that accelerates from 0 to 100km / h in 3.5 seconds and has modified the suspension and aerodynamics to ensure that it can drive a group of 20 F1 cars at sufficient speed to keep the tire temperature reasonable. DBX Medical Car will reach 0-60km / h in 4.5 seconds, with 550 bhp and 700 NM of torque from the same engine as the Vantage, with defibrillator, fire extinguisher and a combustion kit for medical emergencies. Debut is scheduled for the season opener of the Bahrain Grand Prix. Red Mercedes will be used at the next Grand Prix in Imola.


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Aston Martin DBX Medical Car 2021 by f1 


The DBX Medical Car will reach 0-60mph in 4.5 seconds with 550PS and 700NM of torque from the same engine as the Vantage, with defibrillator, fire extinguishers and a burn kit to respond to medical emergencies. The debut planned at the season opening Bahrain Grand Prix. Next Grand Prix in Imola will serve red Mercedes.

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Mercedes Red AMG GT R Safety Car 2021 by f1 

Mercedes Red AMG GT R Safety Car and C 63 S Estate Medical Car

Mercedes has been the official Formula 1 safety car since 1996 and will be dressed in red for the first time. AMG GT R has a 4.0-litre twin-turbo V8 and reaches 0-62 km / h in 3.6 seconds, while the C 63 S Estate is modified with FIA-spec medical equipment, as is the DBX.
 

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 Mercedes C 63 S Estate Medical Car 2021 by f1.com


Who drives the safety car in Formula 1 2021 season?

Traditionally Bernd Maylander and Alan van der Merwe take the place behind the wheel of the F1 safety car. He will drive both Aston Martin and Mercedes safety cars.