Aston Martin Racing unveils its programme in the WEC 2016


Aston Martin Racing has unveiled its sport programme for the season 2016, revealing the new specification of the Aston Martin Vantage that will compete in the category GTE-Pro in the World Endurance (WEC) and the 24 Hours of Le Mans. The main change of the new vehicle level technical and visual is the inclusion of a giant rear spoiler, similar to that assembled the Ford GT and the Chevrolet Corvette C7.R and that is due to the new technical regulations of the category. The firm has also confirmed its partnership with Dunlop, as did the private teams in LMP1.

Two units of the Aston Martin Vantage GTE will compete in the 24 Hours of Le Mans and throughout the Endurance World in the category GTE-Pro. Both premiered decoration to break the association between the british manufacturer and the Gulf, so now the GT brand will be a free-based in a dark green with contrasting fluorescent green. The Vantage #95 will be piloted by Nicki Thiim, Darren Turner and Marco Sorensen, while the Vantage #97 will be the unit intended for Jonny Adam, Richie Stanaway and Fernando Rees.

Aston Martin Racing will field a third Aston Martin Vantage in the category GTE-Am, although it is a unit of specification old rules. This vehicle will compete together Mathias Lauda, Paul Dalla Lana and Pedro Lamy for the second consecutive year. Finally and far away of the WEC and the 24 Hours of Le Mans, AMR has announced that it will field two Vantage GT3 in the 24 Hours of Nürburgring. In the unit #006 will be Richie Stanaway, Jonny Adam, Fernando Rees and Mathias Lauda, while in the iconic #007 uploaded Nicki Thiim, Marco Sorensen, Darren Turner and Pedro Lamy. In this project counts with the support of IQ Option.