With just two rounds of the 2013 championship remaining, Aston Martin Racing is in second place in the WEC Manufacturers’ Championship.
The Aston Martin Vantage teams are holding the lead in the World Endurance Championship race on the Circuit of The Americas
Young Driver AMR showed strong performance in Brazil. Nygaard/Poulsen/Thiim quickest drivers in GTE-AM-class but late race incident denied Young Driver AMR possible class victory
Aston Martin #96 Vantage GTE triumphed in the GTE Am class.
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.
Christoffer Nygaard, Kristian Poulsen and Allan Simonsen take dominant win.
Aston Martin win in the GT Pro category and in the GT Am class.
In the manufacturer’s centenary year, and in front of its CEO Dr Ulrich Bez and hundreds of guests, friends and families, Aston Martin Racing today celebrated a dominant double victory in both the LMGTE categories at the 6 Hours of Silverstone.
Paul Dalla Lana (CA) and Pedro Lamy (PT) will now join the team for the 2013 season.