DBR9 Racer!

Aston Martin Racing has revealed further details of its all-new DBR9 that will spearhead the marque’s return to international motor racing in 2005.

The new GT racing car, which is based on the latest Aston Martin production sports car, DB9, is being prepared by Aston Martin Racing’s partners, Prodrive, based at Banbury, UK. Prodrive is responsible for the design, development and management of the DBR9 racing programme.

The first DBR9 is being prepared now and will compete during 2005 in selected international sports car events, including the Le Mans 24 Hours! Three Aston Martin Racing Works teams will then be appointed to compete in major international sports cars series. These will be independent teams each racing two DBR9s with the full factory support of Aston Martin Racing.

Aston Martin Racing will also make a very limited number of DBR9 racing cars available to selected customers. These cars will be prepared to the same specification as the Works cars.

"The design of DB9 lends itself to be translated perfectly into the DBR9 race car," said Jeremy Main, Aston Martin’s Director of Product Development & Motorsport. "While DBR9 has been planned for outright performance, every surface sculpture and design detail has been developed to the same high standards as our road cars."


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  • cotty 14 Jul 2004

    That is absolutely the dogs danglies
    I would love to own one of those

  • Mannginger 14 Jul 2004

    Holy God! If it goes as well as it looks it should be pretty successful.


  • white_van_man 14 Jul 2004

    the car looks stunning, will be nice to have another british team at le mans

    >> Edited by white_van_man on Wednesday 14th July 12:58

  • PetrolTed 14 Jul 2004

    Will look stunning in race livery...

  • jeremyc 14 Jul 2004

    Right - where do I sign? That is gorgeous.

    Kidneys, kidneys, get your kidneys here: one DBR9 a go!

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