Archive for the ‘Aston Martin’ Category

2012 N24h: Let’s get ready to rumble

This video is the perfect way to get yourself in the mood for a weekend of endurance racing. It was produced after the 2011 24 hour race and features Mal Rose at the wheel of his Holden Commodore V8 Supercar and Darren Turner in the Aston Martin V8 Vantage GT4. You’re taken for a full […]

2012 N24h: Aston Martin preview

Aston Martin returns to the Ring for the seventh successive year and will field four factory cars this weekend. That will be matched by a further four customer cars, meaning a total of eight Astons will be tested to the limit for 24 hours. Of course, the coolest thing about Aston Martin’s involvement at the […]

Mal Rose secures Aston Martin drive for N24

Mal Rose, best known for being a hard working privateer, will be enjoying a factory drive with Aston Martin Racing in the Nürburgring 24 hour race later this month. It’s a great reward for effort for Mal who already has eight N24 races behind him—this year will be his ninth consecutive appearance—as well as many […]

Aston Martin and Toyota bosses compete together in VLN race

In the build up to last weekend’s VLN 4 hour race at the Nürburgring Dr Ulrich Bez, Aston Martin CEO, and Akio Toyoda, Toyota President, shared a drive in each other’s cars. The machines in question were ‘Zig’ the Aston Martin V12 Zagato and the Gazoo Racing Lexus LFA. Dr Bez explains, “When I learned […]

2011 N24: Aston Martin highlights

Apologies for such a long break between drinks as far as Nürburgring 24 hour race post mortems go. Sister site AUSmotive has been demanding our attention during the Australian International Motor Show. To help get us back on track here’s a short highlights clip from Aston Martin. Incidentally, they have just announced they will be […]

2011 N24: Aston Martin pre-race press release

This weekend at the Ring you will see ‘Zig’ and ‘Zag’ out there flying the flag for Aston Martin. No, this is not some circus trick, but the latest nicknames Aston has come up with for its Nürburgring 24 hour racecars. The car you see above is otherwise known as the Aston Martin V12 Zagato. […]