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24 hours and a great moment: On the eve of the legendary long-distance race at Le Mans, France, BMW will open a new chapter in the brand’s fascinating sports car history. On 15 June 2018, the countdown to the 24-hour Le Mans race will provide the perfect framework for the world premiere of the new BMW 8 Series Coupe. The new luxury sports car was developed parallel to the BMW M8 GTE with which BMW Motorsport will again take to the Le Mans starting grid the next day for the first time since 2011. Read More »

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– Aston Martin’s new Vantage GTE completes trouble-free debut at Spa
– GTE Am champions lead home an Aston one-two in class
– New GTE Pro contender bags a double-points finish as Super Season kicks off

Aston Martin Racing’s new Vantage GTE recorded an encouraging double-points finish on its debut in the FIA World Endurance Championship Super Season opener, the TOTAL 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps. Read More »

– Aston Martin’s new Vantage GTE completes trouble-free start
– Team positive of a strong result in Saturday’s race at Spa
– Team claim front row start in GTE Am class with defending champions

Aston Martin Racing’s Vantage GTE has made its qualifying debut at the FIA World Endurance Championship’s season opener, the TOTAL 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps, in Belgium. Read More »

– New Aston Martin Vantage GT3 and GT4 to be unveiled in the summer
– New generation of Aston Martin racing cars ready to compete from 2019
– Aston Martin Racing is already taking orders for new cars

Aston Martin is to introduce a new generation of competitive Aston Martin Vantage GT3 and GT4 race cars to customer teams in 2019 that will be based on the critically-acclaimed next generation Vantage road car and the GTE version, set to make its debut in the FIA World Endurance Championship at Spa-Francorchamps this weekend. Read More »

“Vying for the title just until the final race of last season, the Signatech Alpine Matmut team fully participated in the renewal of the LMP2 category in the FIA World Endurance Championship. The level of performance and the demands had never been as great and we expect the 2018 season to be just as competitive. To aim for the highest step of the podium, we can count on our knowledge of the Alpine A470, driven by a trio of experienced and fast drivers and supported by a technical team whose motivation knows no limits. It is blue blood that runs through our veins!” Read More »

– Aston Martin Vantage GTE to make its racing debut at Spa-Francorchamps
– Team confident car is competitive and reliable ahead of season
– Aston Martin Racing begins historic Super Season with world class driver line-up

The new Aston Martin Vantage GTE will make its long-awaited debut in the 2018/19 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) Super Season at the Total 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps this weekend (3-5 May). Read More »

– Ford Chip Ganassi Racing team is “stronger than ever” and ready to challenge for the GTE Pro championship titles
– Teams expecting GTE Pro class to be the most competitive ever
– New pit stop rules will feature for first time at Spa

The first ever FIA World Endurance Championship “Super Season” gets underway this weekend at Spa-Francorchamps in Belgium. After completing an intensive winter test programme, the Ford Chip Ganassi Racing team is stronger than ever and ready for what is expected to be the most competitive GTE Pro class battle ever. Read More »

– The Signatech Alpine Matmut team took part in the FIA WEC Prologue over the last two days, held at the Circuit Paul Ricard.
– Nicolas Lapierre, André Negrão and Pierre Thiriet took turns behind the wheel of the no.36 Alpine A470, setting the second fastest time in the LMP2 category.

All of the competitors entered in the FIA WEC were greeted by sunshine for this final dress rehearsal held near Marseille in the south of France. On Friday at 10am, the track was opened for a mammoth thirty-hour session, concluding on Saturday at 4pm. Read More »

– Aston Martin name joins Formula 1TM entry list for the first time in 59 years
– New Vantage GTE to debut in FIA WEC at Prologue in April
– Ambitious racing programme signals bold future for Aston Martin
– Aston Martin Racing will return to the Nürburgring 24 Hours in 2018

This weekend’s 2018 Rolex Australian Grand Prix marks the beginning of Aston Martin’s most ambitious global motorsport programme in more than half a century. For the first time since 1959, the Aston Martin name will appear in both the Formula 1TM and Le Mans 24 Hours entry lists as the British manufacturer takes a vital step in the structured growth of its comprehensive motorsport vision. Read More »

– Iconic TAG Heuer branding to feature on the 2018 Vantage GTE race car
– Two global brands will partner to produce new collections of inspiring watches

Luxury British brand Aston Martin today announced that Swiss luxury watch company TAG Heuer will become its official watch partner, bringing together two of the most iconic luxury brands in motor racing. Read More »