Luxury sports automaker Aston Martin participated in the recent Red Bull Racing Formula 1 Showrun in Beirut. The first of its kind, the event was held to bring the Formula 1 experience to cities that do not host the racing circuit.

Carlos Sainz and the Aston Martin Vanquish Volante

The event in Lebanon's capital sees the Aston Martin Vanquish Volante drive Red Bull Racing driver Carlos Sainz around a special one kilometre stretch of road as fans lined both sides of the streets. Following that, Sainz took the wheels of the championship-winning car, the Red Bull Racing's RB7, on a majestic auto showcase of speed, donuts and burnouts.

Aston Martin had recently unveiled its Vanquish Zagato concept car and is now collaboarting with Red Bull Racing on a hypercar named Project 'AM-RB 001'. Watch this space!