Tag Archive: Aston Martin

Jan 02

Red Bull reveals new logo with Aston Martin tie-up

The new logo doesn’t include any colour change

2017-06-08_0382New-look Aston Martin Red Bull Racing has unveiled its tweaked logo to incorporate the British manufacturer as it begins its title sponsor partnership in 2018. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 30

Marko: F1 engine rules going in right direction

“It is going in the right direction. Clearly it could not go on like it was”

2017-10-21_0731Red Bull motorsport adviser Dr Helmut Marko says Formula 1’s engines rules are heading towards a sensible outcome but feels “fans should be king” in the decision-making process. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 27

R-Motorsport signs Nicki Thiim and Maxime Martin for Blancpain GT Endurance season

DTM race-winner Maxime Martin adds Blancpain GT competition to his new works Aston Martin programme

View article: AMR aces Thiim and Sørensen complete TF Sport’s GT3 line-upDanish 2016 FIA WEC GTE-Pro champion Nicki Thiim joins the team. Two final seats for R-Motorsport’s Blancpain debut season not confirmed yet. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 23

ELMS: Three iconic manufacturers, one freat season of racing

The 2017 season was a straight fight between three iconic manufacturers
2017-11-18-0036The LMGTE class in the 2017 European Le Mans Series may have featured the smallest grid of the three categories but what it lacked in numbers it made up for in quality of the teams and drivers entered.

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Nov 16

Red Bull Racing and Aston Martin present the ultimate ride of the Valkyrie

That ultra-extreme machine, the Aston Martin Valkyrie AMR Pro can now be revealed.

2017-11-16 - Red Bull Racing - Valkyrie_AMR_Pro_01When, in early 2016, Red Bull Racing and Aston Martin first revealed that the two companies were to collaborate on a game-changing hypercar, perhaps the most hotly anticipated variant of the F1 team’s Chief Technical Officer Adrian Newey’s spectacular vision was the no-holds-barred track-only edition. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 13

WEC: Aston Martin bids farewell to the V8 Vantage

Here are five of the Vantage GTE’s best moments in WEC competition

2017-09-16-0121It may be the oldest car in the field, but the Aston Martin Vantage will bow out of the FIA World Endurance Championship at the Bapco 6 Hours of Bahrain as one of the series’ most enduringly successful machines. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 25

Red Bull Racing confirms Aston Martin as title partner from 2018

Driving future innovation

2017-09-25 - Aston Martin Red Bull Racing logoEighteen months after launching an Innovation Partnership that led to the redefinition of automotive possibility with the game-changing Aston Martin Valkyrie hypercar, Red Bull Racing is set to similarly redefine the Formula One grid with the announcement that the iconic sports car brand Aston Martin is to become its title partner from 2018 onwards, with the team competing as ‘Aston Martin Red Bull Racing’. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 03

WEC: Porsche and Aston Martin win in Mexico

6 Hours of Mexico Presented by AT&T

2017-07-14-0043Porsche LMP1 Team put on a commanding display today during the 6 Hours of Mexico Presented by AT&T, with the No.2 919 Hybrid of Timo Bernhard, Brendon Hartley and Earl Bamber taking their third win of the season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 17

BMW M8 GTE: Test programme continues in Spain

BMW Motorsport has carried out further testing as part of its development programme for the new BMW M8 GT

At Barcelona’s Circuit de Catalunya last week, Martin Tomczyk (GER), Nick Catsburg (NED), Bruno Spengler (CAN) and Philipp Eng (AUT) took turns behind the wheel of the GT racing car which will join Aston Martin, Ferrari, Ford and Porsche in the LMGTE Pro category of the 2018 FIA World Endurance Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 26

Williams supports government battery revolution in the UK

The halo project for this facility will be British marque Aston Martin’s first fully electric model, the RapidE

Williams logoWilliams Advanced Engineering, the engineering and technology business that focusses on transferring F1 expertise outside of motorsport, backed the Government drive to make the UK a world leader in electric battery development.

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Jun 28

GT4 European Series Southern Cup celebrates Dijon-Prenois return with bumper 33-car entry list

Aston Martin, BMW, Ginetta, Maserati, McLaren, and Porsche

2017-05-06Following two successful events at Nogaro and Pau, the GT4 European Series Southern Cup is riding on the momentum with a superb 33-car entry list set for round three of this year’s campaign held at Circuit Dijon-Prenois on July 1-2. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 27

Aston Martin confirms First Electric Vehicle Production with Williams Advanced Engineering

Williams Advanced Engineering was involved in the original concept of the RapidE

Williams logoAston Martin today announced its first all-electric model, the RapidE, will enter production in 2019 based on the British marque’s recently launched Rapide AMR concept

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Apr 11

Williams Advanced Engineering-Led consortium wins APC Support for UK Battery Build Facility

“We’re delighted to have won the APC6 competition” – Craig Wilson

Williams Advanced EngineeringWilliams Advanced Engineering has led a consortium of organisations, including Unipart Group, Coventry University, WMG, Productiv, MCT ReMan and The National Composites Centre, in a successful bid for an APC (Advanced Propulsion Centre) Competition to build a high performance, low volume, flexible battery manufacturing facility in the UK. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 05

Innovative new LM GTE Balance of Performance System to be introduced

Automatic System of Adjustment

Innovative new LM GTE Balance of Performance System to be introducedFor many decades, the inclusion of Grand Touring sportscars has been an integral part of major endurance racing events across the globe, most notably the 24 Hours of Le Mans.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 10

Generation AMR SuperRacing proud to fly Aston Martin flag in GT4 European Series Southern Cup

The British outfit will also compete in the three Northern Cup events

Aston Martin specialists David Appleby Engineering have confirmed they will field a Vantage GT4 in all of the inaugural 2017 GT4 European Series Southern Cup’s six rounds under their Generation AMR SuperRacing banner. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 08

Aston Martin commits to WEC for 5 more years

Reflecting Aston Martin’s racing pedigree

2016-06-13-Monday-0065 Aston Martin has chosen the 2017 Geneva Motor Show to launch AMR – an exciting new brand that brings a new dimension of race-inspired dynamism and performance to the marque, and which is further proof of the relevance and crossover of technology between the WEC and its manufacturers. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 28

Full on Racing in LMGTE

LMGTE category are for cars that are based on road cars
2016-04-16-0001In 2016 the LMGTE class in the European Le Mans Series provided some of the most exciting racing, with the drama not ending until the final chequered flag in Portugal.

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Dec 06

Red Bull Racing and Aston Martin set to fly further in 2017

Got Wings!

2016-12-06 - Got Wings! Red Bull Racing and Aston Martin set to fly further in 2017Following a ground-breaking and hugely exciting first year of collaboration, Red Bull Racing is delighted to announce that our Innovation Partnership with Aston Martin is to continue in 2017, with the iconic sports car brand’s wings logo set to adorn the team’s cars for another season of Formula One action. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 30

Focus on the season of Aston Martin Racing

Interview with Andrew Howard (Driver and Team Principal)

2016-09-24-Saturday-0060 Aston Martin Racing competed for a full season in European Le Mans Series for the first time. The British team ran the n°99 Aston Martin Vantage driven by Andrew Howard, founder of Beechdean Dairy Ice Cream, official AMR drivers Darren Turner and Alex MacDowall.

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Sep 27

BMW to enter WEC from 2018

“We want to further expand our activities in GT racing and compete in the FIA World Endurance Championship”

2016-01-14-15-26-49_0264 One of the world’s most recognisable automotive companies, BMW, has announced that it will be joining the FIA World Endurance Championship from 2018. Read the rest of this entry »

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