Category: Endurance

Aston Martin Celebrates Double Triumph in both LMGTE categories at the 6 Hours of Silverstone

Aston Martin celebrated the double triumph in both LMGTE categories at the 6 Hours of Silverstone held on 14th April 2013. Darren Turner, Stefan Mücke and Bruno Senna ran a flawless race to win the Pro class in their car No.97 Vantage V8, having led the race from start to finish, while the #95 car of Danish trio Christoffer Nygaard, Kristian Poulsen and Allan Simonsen won in GT Am class. The race-winning 2013-specification #97 Vantage GTE – with its new V8 power plant and improved dynamics completed 171 laps of the 3.7-mile Silverstone circuit, which is equal to a total race distance of over 630 miles at an average speed of 108 miles/hour.

No.99 Aston Martin Vantage driven by Pedro Lamy (PT), Paul Dalla Lana (CN) and Frédéric Makowiecki (FR) claimed an impressive third position while crossing the line a single lap behind the #97 machine and within thirteen seconds



First to win ALMS Mobil 1 12hr of Sebring, Audi hybrid in P1 and Corvette since 2009 in GT

Today in Florida, Audi sports has shown outstanding performance by claiming the victory at the ALMS Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring. It also achieved the record of  the first hybrid car to win at Sebring. In the 12 hour endurance of ALMS[American Le Mans Series], the no.1 Audi R18 e-tron quattro team comprised of Marcel Fassler, Benoit Treluyer and Oliver Jarvis have won by completing the 364 laps in the P1 class, while the second position is also taken by no. 2 Audi R18 e-tron quattro team comprised of Kristensen, Allan McNish and Lucas di Grassi.

PC Winners Cheng, Guasch, Ostella And P2 Winners Tucker, Franchitti, Briscoe And Overall, P1 Winners Jarvis, Fässler, Tréluyer And GT Winners Gavin, Milner, Westbro   On the other hand, in the GT class, for the first time since 2009, Chevrolet team in the Corvette C6 ZR1 wins the endurance race from Ferrari F458 Italia Team, who were most of time leading the race. The Chevrolet