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Three titles in three weeks for MINI
Valeriy Gorban has become the Ukrainian national rally champion after winning the final event, Rally Trembita, this weekend in his Ascania Racing MINI RRC.
Double victory in Fuji for Aston Martin Racing
Aston Martin Racing has won both GTE classes of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) Six Hours of Fuji, Japan, with its Gulf-liveried #97 and #95 Vantage GTEs, and has taken second place in the GTE Am class with its #96, in a race that was marred by terrible weather conditions.
New GT4 Challenge of North America
Aston Martin Racing’s North American partner team, TRG-AMR, has unveiled a new one-make series for the Vantage GT4; the Aston Martin GT4 Challenge of North America.
Record £15 million order for Prodrive Composites
A record £15m order for supercar composite body structures and trim is beginning production at Prodrive. In the biggest composites supply contract in its history, the company is to supply most of the composite components for a new supercar now entering production with one of the world’s most prestigious vehicle manufacturers. To support this, and other recent orders, Prodrive has recruited and is training another 40 production technicians.
MINI wins first championship title
The Prodrive MINI World Rally Car has won its first ever championship title. Luis Monzon clinched the Spanish National Championship title at the weekend.
Prodrive builds second MINI RX
Prodrive is to build a second MINI RX, following Dave Mirra’s impressive display at the latest round of the Global Rallycross Championship (GRC) in Charlotte. Liam Doran is planning to drive the current car at the final round at Las Vegas and Prodrive could run the second car for Mirra or another new driver.
Double win for Aston Martin Racing
The Prodrive Aston Martin Racing team has won both GTE classes at the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) Six Hours of Circuit of the Americas and has also finished second in the GTE Am class. It is now leading the GTE Am championship with the #96 Vantage GTE thanks to this win and the win in São Paulo three weeks ago.
Prodrive appoints aerospace specialist to grow aviation composites business
Dominic Cartwright has joined Prodrive Composites as managing director.
Prodrive launches Brand& - bespoke clothing collections
Prodrive, has relaunched its branded clothing and accessory division as it looks to double the size of the business by expanding outside the motorsport sector.
Graduates join Prodrive fast track scheme
Nine engineering graduates and industrial placements have started their careers at Prodrive this week as part of the company’s revised graduate training scheme.