Chris Harris and his cameraman Neil Carey take us deep into the world of the 2015 NÃ¼rburgring 24 Hour race. The star of the show is the production-based Aston Martin GT12. “Watching a car being driven fast around here is one of the great spectator experiences,” claims Harris. I believe him. I’m yet to watch […]
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Hey, remember us? Yes, life gets in the way, AUSmotive keeps us busy, but we still love the NÃ¼rburgring very much. This video of desirable cars being flogged on one of the world’s greatest strips of tarmac is sure to remind you why this is the case.
International endurance racing specialist Mal Rose will line up for his 11th consecutive start in the world’s largest endurance racing event, the NÃ¼rburgring 24 Hour (19â€“22 June). Rose will drive a V8 Vantage (SP8 Class) with the Aston Martin Test Centre team for the third successive year. Prior to 2012, Rose competed at the Ring […]
After qualifying on the front row and showing superb early race pace Aston Martin had high hopes for the #007 V12 Vantage GT3. Indeed, they took the lead in the second hour and held it until the race was red flagged late on Sunday evening. After the restart the big Aston couldn’t match it with […]
A quick shout out for Mal Rose who is about to tackle the Green Hell for his tenth NÃ¼rburgring 24 hour race in a row. That’s a fine achievement for any racer and even more admirable for the fact Mal travels half way around the world to compete. Here’s a few words Mal shared with […]
Aston Martin brings us a new video with some six minutes of colour and movement from the 2012 NÃ¼rburgring 24 hour race. It’s great to see a company like Aston embrace endurance events such as the NÃ¼rburgring 24 hour. They say they’ll be back chasing the main prize again in 2013.
This year represented Aston Martin’s most serious effort at the NÃ¼rburgring 24 hour race since their debut in 2006. Yet things didn,t quite go according to plan for the #006 and #007 V12 Vantage GT3s. Both cars encountered trouble early in the race and from then on it was pretty much a test session. The […]