Dubai 24H: Aston Martin preview

UNPRECEDENTED NINE ASTON MARTINS FOR 24 HOURS OF DUBAI Gaydon, 14 January 2010. A record number of nine Aston Martins have entered the Dunlop 24 Hours of Dubai which takes place on 15/16 January 2010. Since its launch in January 2007 the ...

UNPRECEDENTED NINE ASTON MARTINS FOR 24 HOURS OF DUBAI

Gaydon, 14 January 2010. A record number of nine Aston Martins have entered the Dunlop 24 Hours of Dubai which takes place on 15/16 January 2010.

Since its launch in January 2007 the Aston Martin Vantage N24/GT4 race car has established an extraordinary record of success in 24 hour races around the world including a remarkable 2nd, 3rd and 4th overall in the 2008 Britcar 24 Hours at Silverstone, UK and class victories in the 2008 and 2009 Nurburgring 24 Hours.

Eight of the Aston Martin Vantage GT4s and N24s will compete in the SP3/GT4A class for GT4 cars with one modified Vantage N24 competing in the SP2/GT3A category for cars with more than 4,000cc and/or more than six cylinders.

Three of the cars are based locally in the UAE with the other teams travelling from Europe and the UK to compete in the 24 hour race.

Aston Martin SP3/GT4A entries:

AUH Motorsports (x2 cars), UAE

Brunswick Automotive, UK

DXB Racing, UAE

Gentle Swiss Racing, Switzerland

Nicholas Mee Racing (x2 cars), UK

Speedlover Team, Belgium

Aston Martin SP2/GT3A entries:

GRC Racing, Denmark

Now in its fifth year, the gruelling endurance race will take place at the Dubai Autodrome on the FIA sanctioned 5.39 km GP circuit. The race which has attracted over 80 teams from around the world will start at 1400 (local time) on Friday 15 January with free practice, qualifying and night practice taking place on Thursday 14 January.

-source: aston martin

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