The No.51 Ferrari 458 Italia of Gianmaria Bruni and Toni Vilander dominated the race after the first 40 laps!
Aston Martin Racing will announce its 2014 works team programme in the early part of next year.
The team, which goes into the final round as leaders of the LMGTE Manufacturers’ World Cup, needs to score maximum points in tomorrow’s race in order to emerge as world champion.
Audi once again headed the time sheets overall, while LMGTE Pro category continued to provide excitement and close competition between the three luxury car manufacturers.
With just two rounds of the 2013 championship remaining, Aston Martin Racing is in second place in the WEC Manufacturers’ Championship.
The team, which has run five cars since the start of the season, will drop a car at the sixth round of the eight-round championship in Fuji.
Bruno Senna supports his fellow countryman Massa while at the same time he looks toward making his own move to IndyCar or NASCAR. Senna did not leave out a return to Formula One.
6 Hours of The Circuit of The Americas: Audi, ORECA and Aston Martin claim victory
The Aston Martin Vantage teams are holding the lead in the World Endurance Championship race on the Circuit of The Americas
Aston Martin #96 Vantage GTE triumphed in the GTE Am class.
The race ended in an Audi one, two, three and a Ferrari double in LM GTE as the Italian cars triumphed in both Pro and Am.
The Aston Martin works driver, who shared the cockpit of the Vantage GTE with Darren Turner and Peter Dumbreck, finished fourth on the Ardennes course.
It was a fine race for GT cars and the perfect dress rehearsal for the next round of the 2013 FIA World Endurance Championship and the biggest sportscar race in the world – the 24 Hours of Le Mans.
Under new regulations, each car must complete at least four laps with two drivers, with the qualifying lap calculated from the average of the best four laps.
The Aston Martin Vantage achieved an average of 2:21.265, just three hundredths of a second ahead of the 8Star Motorsports Ferrari 458 Italia of Matteo Malucelli and Rui Aguas.
The driver line-up for Le Mans will remain the same as at Spa except for Richie Stanaway who will be replaced in France by American Le Mans Series racer, Bill Auberlen, who celebrated victory at Long Beach last week.
The German team takes the lead on the route to Le Mans, which began this weekend in front of 35,000 spectators in the Silverstone 6 Hours, the opening round of the WEC. The European Le Mans Series had a 3-hour race.
Aston Martin win in the GT Pro category and in the GT Am class.
The German sports car pilot Stefan Mücke starts into the WEC with a GTE Pro class win, first at the Aston Martin home race in Silverstone.
Paul Dalla Lana (CA) and Pedro Lamy (PT) will now join the team for the 2013 season.
Bruno Senna takes on new challenge with Aston Martin Racing as he departs Formula One this year.