Aston Martin will combat for total victory on the 24 Hours of Le Mans from 2025 with a racing prototype of its Valkyrie hypercar, the British-based sportscar maker introduced on Wednesday.
Backed by endurance accomplice Coronary heart of Racing, Aston will enter not less than one Valkyrie within the hypercar class of the FIA World Endurance Championship and U.S.-based IMSA sportscar championship.
The 2 sequence embrace Le Mans, the Daytona 24 Hours and 12 Hours of Sebring.
“We have now been current at Le Mans because the earliest days, and thru these wonderful endeavours we succeeded in profitable Le Mans in 1959 and our class 19 instances over the previous 95 years,” stated Lawrence Stroll, govt chairman of Aston Martin Lagonda.
“Now we return to the scene of these first triumphs aiming to jot down new historical past with a racing prototype impressed by the quickest manufacturing automotive Aston Martin has ever constructed.
“Along with our presence within the FIA System One world championship, Aston Martin’s return to the top of endurance racing will enable us to construct a deeper reference to our clients and neighborhood.”
Aston Martin, famed for its hyperlink to fictional British undercover agent James Bond, is celebrating its one hundred and tenth anniversary