Automobiles Martini is a Formula Racing car manufacturer from France, founded by Renato "Tico" Martini in 1965, when Martini and partner Bill Knight founded the Winfield Racing School at the Magny-Cours circuit in France. Martini's first car was the MW3, a Formula Three car built in 1968.
Although best known for their successful efforts in Formula Three, Formula Renault and other lower formulas during the 1970s and 1980s, they are also known for having participated in nine rounds of the 1978 Formula 1 Season with the only MK23 chassis, giving René Arnoux (later a driver for Renault and Ferrari) his debut in Formula One.
The best result of the team were two 9th places in the GPs of Belgium and Austria.
Activity: 1978 Grand Prix: 7 Best Result: 9th - R. Arnoux (Belgium, Austria 1978) Best Grid Position: 18th - R. Arnoux (France 1978) Fastest Laps: 0 Championship Points: 0