Aston Martin Racing
Sep 8

GRAND-AM Monterey Notebook

Photo Credit: John Dagys

Photo Credit: John Dagys

TRG ASTON MARTIN DEBUTS — After months of delays, TRG’s Aston Martin Vantage debuts in this weekend’s Continental Tire Sports Car Festival at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca (5 p.m. ET, Live! FOX Sports 1). AMR factory driver , fresh off the FIA Six Hours of , has joined Brandon Davis, a winner in last month’s Pirelli World Challenge round, at the wheel of GT3-based machine.

Davis qualified the V12-powered beast in 10th, a respectable effort considering the number of changes made to the car, including heavily revised aero and a switch to the class-mandated Bosch ECU system.

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Aug 31

Audi Sweeps Front Row In Brazil

Dagys_ 2013_158564Audi will start Sunday’s Six Hours of from the pole after sweeping the front row in qualifying for the fourth round of the .

Defending World Champions Marcel Fassler and Benoit Treluyer combined for a best four-lap average of 1:21.303 in the 25-minute prototype qualifying session, which saw a red flag for a balloon that fell onto the circuit.

While action resumed with just over three minutes to go, it did not affect the results, which will see the No. 1 Audi R18 e-tron quattro of Fassler, Treluyer and Andre Lotterer start from the top spot tomorrow.

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Aug 14

Stanaway, Thiim Added To AMR Lineup For WEC Brazil

Circuit de La Sarthe, Le Mans, France. 19th - 23rd June 2013. Christoffer Nygaard/Kristian Poulsen/Allan Simonsen, Aston Martin Racing (Prodrive), No.95 Aston Martin Vantage GTE

Photo Credit: Sam Bloxham/LAT Photographic

’s five-car entry for next month’s Six Hours of will feature a new and returning driver to the factory British squad.

Nicki Thiim will make his debut with AMR, filling the seat of Allan Simonsen, who lost his life in an early race accident at Le Mans. Thimm will be joined by fellow Danes Christoffer Nygaard and Kristian Poulsen, who both currently sit fifth in the GTE-Am drivers’ championship.

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