DBRS9 – For British GTs & The LMES In ’06?
Autosport has got the jump on us on this story, but we
can add some other tantalising details….
Peter Kox was
testing an Aston Martin DBRS9 at Snetterton last week, on Dunlop
rubber. He suggests (in the weekly magazine) that in its current
form, the car still needs some work “to make it competitive
in GT3”, but a number of potential entrants have suggested
they would be interested in running it as a GT2.
heard serious talk that a GT2 version is on the cards,” says
Embassy’s Jonathan France – and it is our understanding
that a two-car team of GT2 Aston Martin DBRS9s will be
racing in the LMES in 2006. Others will logically follow….
perhaps in the UK too.
Phil Hindley at Tech 9 is also of the opinion that
the DBRS9 will end up as a GT2 car in 2006.
The car was
launched at Le Mans in June, but without Prodrive or Aston Martin
Racing specifically stating which class, or classes, it was aimed