Aston Martin has been named the Official High-Performance Partner of The Derby Festival, it was announced on Wednesday.
In addition, the luxury car manufacturer will become the title race partner of The Aston Martin Dash, part of the company’s 110th anniversary celebrations in the UK. Aston Martin’s DBX707 will be showcased throughout The Derby Festival, and guests arriving at Epsom Downs Racecourse via helicopter will be conveyed via the luxury SUV.
Oliver Turner, Regional President of Aston Martin in the UK and South Africa, said, “Aston Martin is thrilled to become High-Performance Partner of The Derby Festival and title partner of The Aston Martin Dash, bringing our unique brand to an event steeped in history and prestige.”
James Crespi, General Manager at Epsom Downs Racecourse, said, “We are delighted to be partnering with the iconic luxury British sports car manufacturer in Aston Martin for The Dash, the world’s fastest horserace, as well as across the two days of The Derby Festival.
“The Derby Festival’s status as an iconic British event is well known and this partnership provides a really exciting platform to look to the future and innovate at racing’s most spectacular carnival.”