Aston Martin At Total 24 hours of Spa

July 29, 2011 at 9:48 am

Aston Martin is now more involved in motorsport than ever, and it shows with the lineup they’ve prepared for this weekend Total 24 hours of Spa race.

Six Aston Martins will line up on the starting grid at Spa-Francorchamps for the Total 24 hours of Spa race, part of the Blancpain Endurance series. Four Aston Martin teams including Hexis AMR, GPR AMR, Ecurie Ecosse and Speed Lover will battle for 24 gruelling hours on the famous road circuit. So Aston has a representative in each and every class of the race.

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The number 3 car will be driven by French drivers; Pierre Brice Mena, Julien Rodrigues and Yann Clairay while the number 4 car will be driven by Henri Moser (CH), Stef Dusseldorp (NL) and Frederic Makowiecki (FR). Team GPR AMR will also compete with a DBRS9 in the Pro-Am category with drivers Eddy Renard (BE), Gavin Pickering (GB), and two drivers who are yet to be confirmed. The team made an outstanding start to the Blancpain Series with a 7th place finish overall and 4th in class in Monza. They followed this up with a 7th in class finish in their category in Navarra. GPR AMR has also teamed up with Pierre Grivegnee to enter a further DBRS9 in the Gentleman Trophy class.

The motorsport career helps Aston martin with their road cars as well, with the new models coming out each year.