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 |  Jun 20 2013, 7:24 AM


Aston Martin has unveiled its lineup of race cars for this year’s 24 Hours of Le Mans race, with the number-97 vehicle sporting a new Gulf livery.

The design, by Jonathan Wesley, was chosen by Aston Martin fans as part of a Gulf contest and Wesley will be able to spend the Le Mans weekend as a VIP guest for the British automaker.

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Driving the unique-liveried Vantage GTE will be Darren Turner, Stefan Mucke, and Peter Dumbreck. According to Wesley, the design was inspired by the four Gulf corporate colors arranged from lightest to darkest, with the right side of the vehicle painted white and the left side painted dark blue which symbolizes the endurance race’s change from daylight to dusk.

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