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Armed Forces descend on Prodrive
Last week, the British armed forces literally descended on Prodrive in Banbury.
Clash of the icons
An iconic British racing car feared on the track came face-to-face with a British tracked icon feared by the enemy.
Silencer breathes new life into speedway
British motorsport specialist, Prodrive has developed a new exhaust silencer, which should help keep speedway racing alive.
Aston Martin Racing - 2009 series champions
Aston Martin Racing is crowned the 2009 Le Mans Series champion claiming the Team and Driver titles 50 years on from Aston Martin winning the World Sportscar Championship in 1959 with the DBR1.
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.