AMR – Working Hard For A Full Season
“We are pleased to confirm our attendance of the next two
American Le Mans Series races,” said James Turner, Commercial
Director of Aston Martin Racing.
That’s a reference to the already announced,
two-car entry at Houston and Mid-Ohio.
moment, we are working extremely hard to secure the sponsorship
to enable us to compete in the full series and we have some very
exciting partnerships under discussion,” continues James Turner.
“As always, we are delighted to be back in the US where the
fans give us a warm reception and the racing is well-promoted.”
“The next two races will be interesting as we have never
been to either venue before," comments Technical Director George
Howard-Chappell. "The street course at Houston will present
its own challenges for the team.
been working hard with our partner Pirelli to develop the tyres
and the set up and IMSA has done an excellent job in equalising
performance within the GT1 class," continues GHC. "The
two DBR9s have been given a performance break and will run 25kg
lighter than at Sebring which should result in really close racing
between Aston Martin Racing and our competitors."
that the two DBR9s ran at 1125 kg and 31.2mm restrictors at Sebring
(they could have run at 1175 and 31.8) - but from Houston, they'll
be at 1100 kg with 31.8 mm restrictors.
In car 007 (red
highlights), Tomas Enge will be joined by Darren Turner, while Pedro
Lamy and Stephane Sarrazin will drive 009 (yellow highlights).