Alpine has decided to spoil its reserve driver Oscar Piastri. Australia takes the wheel in the streets of Monaco in an Alpine A110, but not just any car. It is indeed the A110 Sastruga, the result of a collaboration between BWT Alpine F1 Team and a collective of artificial intelligence artists named Obvious. This “Art Car” is a direct nod to the glorious past of the brand in motor racing and to its roots which are obviously found in the Alps.
As a reminder, the Sastruga was unveiled in April at the modern and contemporary art fair Art Paris. Taxiing is scheduled for Thursday around 12:30 p.m. Note that other touches of the work carried out by Obvious could be seen with BWT Alpine F1 Team during the Monaco Grand Prix weekend, with artistic exhibitions on the A522 and some differences inside the garage and team hospitality.
“On the same weekend that we are celebrating Jean Rédélé’s 100th birthday in Dieppe, we are very happy to see this marvelous creation get a taste of a Formula 1 circuit for the first time, enthuses Laurent Rossi, CEO of Alpine. What could be more special than doing it here in Monaco, whose heart beats with passion for motorsport, just like our founder. Alpine always has an artistic and elegant side and we share this same artistic vision combining past and future, creativity and technology like Obvious. For Alpine, art is the perfect meeting point of elegance and technique. I can’t wait to discover the car and the details that will accompany us to the Monaco Grand Prix. »
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