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Fifth Aston Martin Confirmed for 24 Hours of Le Mans

Aston Martin will run a fifth Vantage GTE at the 90th edition of the 24 Hours of Le Mans, as the first reserve #98 car is granted an entry. The car will now run in the GTE Pro class instead of the GTE Am class (as previously listed) thanks to reclassification from the ACO. John […]

De Retour! Viper Set for Return to 24 Heures du Mans With SRT Motorsports

– Two factory-supported SRT Viper GTS-Rs will compete in famous 24-hour endurance race in France in June Auburn Hills, Mich. – It’s official: Viper will return this year to the stage of some of its most impressive past road-racing performances – the historic 24 Hours of Le Mans in France. SRT Motorsports today accepted an […]

SRT Motorsports – SRT Viper GTS-Rs Sebring Raceway Test Session Notes and Quotes – American Le Mans Series

Following a recent test at Sebring Raceway, members of the SRT Motorsports Team responded to questions about the performance of the SRT Viper GTS-Rs that will compete in the GT Class in the American Le Mans Series in 2013. Gary Johnson – Road Racing Manager – SRT Motorsports WHAT WERE YOUR IMPRESSIONS FROM THE TEST […]

Multimatic Fields Fleet of Astons for 2013

MARKHAM, ON – Building on the solid foundation of the team’s 2012 Aston Martin Grand-Am campaign, Multimatic Motorsports is doubling its efforts by entering four Vantage V8s in the 2013 Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge. After running four cars in two classes last season the decision has been taken to consolidate all of the team’s […]

Mecum Auctions and Panther DRR To Announce Multi-Year Partnership

Kissimmee, Fla. – Mecum Auctions will formally announce its multi-year partnership with Panther DRR for the 2013 and 2014 IndyCar seasons on Thursday, Jan. 24 at 7:30 p.m. at Osceola Heritage Park in Kissimmee, Fla. The announcement will be covered live on Discovery’s Velocity Network during the world’s largest collector car auction of 3,000 vehicles […]

Stephen Cox: Shelby’s Last Stand – The Forgotten Mustang Group 2 Racer

My new book on the 1966 Mustang Group 2 notchback is now available online in its entirety at It is brief, readable, and loaded with previously unpublished original photos. Here is a short excerpt to get you started: On a hot summer afternoon in late August 1966, the telephone on John McComb’s desk rang. […]

Aston Martin Racing: Craft Racing AMR Flies Flag for Asia at the 24 Hours of Dubai

The first major endurance race of 2013 kicks off next week at the 8th running of the 24 Hours of Dubai where Hong Kong race team, Craft Racing AMR will be one of two Asian teams to take the green flag in the 85 car field at the Dubai Autodrome. Behind the wheel of the […]

Barwell to contest Gulf 12 Hours & Dubai 24 Hours with Aston Martin Vantage GT4

Former British GT championship-winning team, Barwell Motorsport, will be contesting this December’s Gulf 12 Hours race at the Yas Marina F1 track in Abu Dhabi, as well as the Dubai 24 Hours on January 11-12, 2013. Barwell has a successful history in endurance events across the world, having previously competed in the 24 Hour races […]

Stephen Cox: Short Track – A Get-Well Card to Don Satterfield

It was Saturday morning, September 8, 2001. I’d never driven at Chemung Speedrome before, but I would compete on it that night in the Hooters ProCup Naturally Fresh Dressings 250. I was driving for Don Satterfield, a big bear of a man with decades of experience in the sport. He had a big smile, a […]

Aston Martin to Race in North America with The Racers Group

Gaydon – Aston Martin’s new portfolio of race cars; Vantage GTE, V12 Vantage GT3 and V8 Vantage GT4 will be seen in domestic competition in North America from next season after TRG (The Racers Group) were today appointed by Aston Martin Racing as an official partner. Under a new partnership; TRG-Aston Martin Racing North America, […]