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Aston Martin Racing wins in the USA
The Prodrive-run, Aston Martin Racing team has won the annual Laguna Seca American Le Mans Series Race. Under sunny skies, in a race dominated by yellow flags, the team ran faultlessly for six hours to take the top spot on the podium. Drivers Adrian Fernandez (MEX), Stefan Mücke (D) and Harold Primat (CH) drove the Aston Martin DBR1-2 consistently in the top three, and in the final hour remained dominant in first position.
Flywheel hybrid vehicle delivers up to 22.4% fuel economy improvement
Improvements in fuel economy of up to 22.4 percent, in the new ARTEMIS test cycle, which represents typical real-world usage today, have been demonstrated by a Jaguar XF research vehicle fitted with a flywheel hybrid system including stop-start.
MINI podium in Germany
The Prodrive run MINI WRC Team has secured its first podium with a third place for Dani Sordo at this weekend\'s Rally Germany.
Prodrive heads Banbury businesses in Thames Valley 250
Prodrive has been identified as the largest private company headquartered in Banbury.
Safety plays major role in design of MINI John Cooper Works WRC
The Prodrive-designed MINI WRC is setting new standards, and for its debut into world rallying has made an important step forward in the safety of its car by designing a ground breaking roll cage.
David Richards receives Tom Wheatcroft award
The Tom Wheatcroft Trophy for 2011 has been awarded to David Richards, chairman of Prodrive. David is the tenth recipient of this prestigious award.
MINI Team debuts successfully in Sardinia
This weekend saw the much anticipated debut of the MINI WRC Team on the gravel stages of Sardinia. Team drivers, Kris Meeke and Dani Sordo, had contrasting fortunes during the rally but ultimately the overriding feeling was one of positivity and optimism with their performance being officially recognised when they were presented with the Abu Dhabi Spirit of Rally Award.
MINIs debut in Sardinia
The MINI WRC Team is debuting in Sardinia this weekend with Kris Meeke and Dani Sordo giving the MINI John Cooper Works its first outing in the World Rally Championship.
Aston Martin Racing announces new Vantage GT3
Aston Martin Racing announced today, the new Vantage GT3 race car based on the V12 Vantage road car, which will be ready for competition in 2012.
MINI WRC Team officially launched in Oxford
MINI WRC Team is officially launched in Oxford, marking the start of the most intense period of preparation for the 2011 season.