Formula 1 is strange: next year a storied car manufacturer will be the title sponsor of a racing team owned by a fizzy drink firm. Wrong way round, surely?

Aston Martin and Red Bull Racing plan more 'incredible products' under new deal

Despite the oddity, the deal makes a lot of sense for both sides. It’s a natural expansion of an ongoing and production relationship. Aston has sponsored Red Bull since 2016 - a partnership that has resulted in the Adrian Newey-designed Valkyrie hypercar, along with some Red Bull-themed Vantage special editions.