Aston Martin Racing

Aston Martin Racing is a British motor racing team, which was founded in 2004 as a partnership between Aston Martin and Prodrive.


The partnership was the re-entry of Aston Martin in the sports car race to the goal. For this, the Aston Martin DB9 was significantly modified and used as Aston Martin DBR9 in the GT1 class. The team debuted the car at the 12 Hours of Sebring in 2005 and won there by class victory.

The DBR9 has since been used by Aston Martin Racing team itself and numerous clients in different series, including the Le Mans Series, the American Le Mans Series and the FIA GT Championship.

2007 and 2008 won the DBR9 in the GT1 class, the 24 Hours of Le Mans. In 2009, Aston Martin Racing has performed with two self-developed Le Mans prototypes in the highest class ( LMP1 ) at Le Mans. However, another team was brought into the program for the use of the new prototype. The Czech team Charouz Racing System had tested the precursor of the Lola - Aston Martin LMP1 already in the 2008 season and placed next to last year's car and its driver Stefan Mucke and Jan Charouz available. As opposed to their own tradition since the recent past, no more three- car teams are allowed in Le Mans, another team was quickly signed up for the third vehicle with the number 007. However, it was looked after system also Aston Martin Racing East Europe of the three participants Prodrive, Aston Martin and Charouz Racing. The car with mosquito Charouz and Tomáš Enge reaching there its fourth overall. In the comprehensive five runs Endurance Championship Le Mans Series Aston Martin Racing was also able to win the team and drivers' standings in 2009. Mosquito, Charouz and Enge won two championship runs, the team in the 1000 km race at the Nürburgring - reinforced by Aston Martin Racing East Europe - also scored a triple victory.

For the 2011 season put the Aston Martin Racing Aston Martin AMR -One before. The open sports prototype has now been developed solely by Prodrive and debuted at the 6- hour race at Le Castellet Le Mans Series. After private testing the use followed the 24- hour race at Le Mans. However, the car fell with newly developed six-cylinder engine in both races. Aston Martin Racing stopped after the development, set back on the Lola - Aston Martin LMP1 remained in the championship races of the year and turned again in 2012 the GT racing to.