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New carbon composite process provides superb surface finish and eliminates vulnerable lacquer coat
Prodrive, has developed an answer to the problem of lacquer deterioration on visible carbon composite components – eliminate the lacquer completely. As well as increasing cosmetic durability and reducing cost, the new process delivers an exceptional surface finish that is thought to be at least equivalent to the best lacquered finishes.
Aston Martin Racing victorious at Nurburgring 1000km
Aston Martin Racing claimed a sensational first, second and third at the ADAC 1000km of Nürburgring, 50 years on from Aston Martin’s 1959 win in the classic German endurance race with the DBR1.
Podium for Aston Martin Racing in Portugal
The 007 Aston Martin LMP1 car of Jan Charouz (CZ), Tomas Enge (CZ) and Stefan Mücke (DE) finished second, securing a place on the podium at the Algarve 1000 kilometres in Portugal.
Captain Jack tackles Sweet Lamb
Torchwood’s Captain Jack Harkness, played by John Barrowman, swapped fighting aliens to tackle one of the world’s most challenging rally stages, Sweet Lamb in mid-Wales.
Prodrive celebrates 25 years at GFOS
Prodrive will be displaying and running some of the most iconic cars from its 25 years in motorsport at this weekend’s Goodwood Festival of Speed.
Aston Martin exceeds expectations at Le Mans
Fifty years on from Aston Martin’s victory in the 1959 Le Mans 24 Hours, the Prodrive run team has exceeded all expectations by finishing an excellent fourth overall in this year’s race, having been quickest of the petrol runners from start to finish.
Prodrive F1 statement
Statement from David Richards following notification that Prodrive has not been included in the preliminary entry for the 2010 Formula One World Championship.
Prodrive submits an entry for the FIA Formula One World Championship
Prodrive has today applied to the FIA for an entry in the Formula One World Championship from the start of the 2010 season.
Aston Martin to run three cars at Le Mans 24 hours
Aston Martin Racing has recruited three new drivers to run a trio of Gulf-liveried LMP1 cars at this year’s Le Mans 24 Hours, which marks the 50th anniversary of Aston Martin’s first victory at La Sarthe in 1959.
The next Lewis Hamilton of the WRC?
A 13 year old Indonesian schoolboy, called Sean Galael, is attracting the attention of the rallying world, after winning the first two rounds of the KFC Junior Rally Sprint in Indonesia.