Aston Martin Vantage GTE Racing at 24 Hours of Daytona

Aston Martin Vantage GTE Racing at 24 Hours of Daytona

Aston Martin will be competing in this weekend’s 24 Hours of Daytona.

Aston Martin Racing’s works team will take on the Daytona 24 Hours race with drivers Darren Turner, Stefan Mücke, Pedro Lamy, Paul Dalla Lana and new-comer to the team, Mathais Lauda. In last weekend’s Roar before 24, the event’s official test session, the team’s combined time placed it second fastest overall with Pedro Lamy setting the fastest lap in practice one.

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The 24 Hours of Daytona will be the opening round of the Tudor United Sports Car Championship (TUSCC) as well as the first round of the National American Endurance Championship (NAEC).

This year’s 24 Hours of Daytona will kick off on Saturday, January 24 at 11:10 AM PT / 2:10 PM ET.

“We have a strong line-up for Daytona,” said Turner who now enters his 11th year with Aston Martin Racing. “There have been a few rule changes since the last time we raced here. We can now run our low downforce ‘Le Mans’ set up, which will make us more competitive. It’s always a fun event – everyone is itching to get back into their race cars after the Christmas break so let’s hope we can come away from Daytona with a good result to start the year off with.”

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