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Published on June 7th, 2015 | by Daniel Sherman Fernandez

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Aston Martin Le Mans Festival 2015

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This year’s Michelin Aston Martin Le Mans Festival will provide more than 250,000 motorsport fans with the chance to see first-hand more Aston Martin Racing cars race side-by-side on the Circuit de la Sarthe than ever before. The 45-minute event, which takes place on the full 24 Hours of Le Mans circuit on the same day as the start of the 24-hour race, will allow fans to hear the scream of the Aston Martin DBR1-2, the roar of the Le Mans-winning DBR9, and enjoy battles in the GTE, GT3 and GT4 classes.

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Aston Martin Racing Customer Programmes Manager Andrew Williamson said:  “There are very few manufacturers that can fill a grid with such a wide range of race cars – from LMP1 to GT4s. “Aston Martin Racing has been designing and building class-winning cars for the past 11 years and seeing so many of them here in one place reminds us of how successful each model has been.”

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Highlights of the field include the race-inspired Aston Martin Vantage GT12 driven by company CEO Dr Andy Palmer, while the festival race will also be the first outing for Beechdean AMR’s new Vantage GTE with team-owner Andrew Howard taking the wheel. Roald Goethe will bring two cars from his famous ROFGO Collection, the DBR1-2 and the iconic DBR9, and Young Driver team-owner Jan Struve has entered their V12 Zagato and Vantage GT2.

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Paul White and Tom Onslow-Cole will drive their Bilstein-liveried Vantage GT3 – the same car that led Nürburgring 24 Hours for ten hours in 2013 – while celebrity baker turned racing driver Paul Hollywood will race a Vantage GT4, alongside Aston Martin Racing’s CEO David Richards, to fulfill his lifelong dream of racing at Le Mans.

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