ARCHIVED PRESS RELEASES
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.
Aston Martin Racing wins in Brazil
The Prodrive Aston Martin Racing team has won the GTE Am class at the Six Hours of São Paulo in Brazil, the fourth round of the 2013 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC).
GT4 takes maiden win in the USA
Our Aston Martin Vantage GT4, run by TRG-AMR North America, claimed its first North American race win last weekend at Sonoma Raceway, California.
Double win for MINI
This weekend saw wins for the Prodrive MINI in Spain and Northern Ireland.