Aston Martin Racing has unveiled its program for the 24 Hours of Nürburgring, test that will meet for the twelfth time. The british firm will focus much of its efforts on the Aston Martin Vantage WG8 after his good performance in 2016. In this aspect, the Vantage WG8 will compete in the class SP8 in which nearly won last season and that has dominated during the race classification. The objective for AMR not only get the win in class SP8, sino also face up to the vehicles GT3 less competitive of the grill.
The Aston Martin Vantage WG8 is a limited edition inspired by the V8 Vantage GTE to fight for the victory in the class LMGTE-Pro in the WEC. It was released in 2016, and their performance has been quite positive. For this reason, the brand has put all the meat on the grill and in the Aston Martin Vantage WG8 #7 will be Darren Turner and Nicky Thiim, two common drivers of the Global Resistance. Darren Turner credited a good experience about this car after competing in Bathurst, which will definitely help Peter Cate and Markus Lungstrass, the two riders that will join Turner and Thiim.
in Addition to this effort of the factory, Aston Martin will have another car with some support from the brand. this Is the Aston Martin Vantage V12 #49 that also competes in the class SP8 and will go up Jürgen Kroner, Tony Richards, David Thilenius and Wolfgang Schuhbauer. Lastly, and also under the umbrella of Aston Martin, the team R-Motorsport will field a Aston Martin Vantage GT4 in the class S10 in which they will compete Andreas Baenziger, Florian Kamelger, Markus Lungstrass and Peter Leemhuis. This latest model will compete with the dorsal #70.