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Aston Martin: WEC entry postponement unrelated to Racing Point deal

Aston Martin's rebranding of the Racing Point Formula 1 team for 2021 had no influence on the decision to put a hold on its Valkyrie World Endurance Championship entry
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The unique way Prince Charles arrived at Aston Martin factory in Wales

The Prince of Wales carried out engagements in Wales on Friday, visiting the CAF train...
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Aston Martin Stalls Le Mans Racer; WEC Hypercar Class Pathetically Small

Aston Martin is canceling is mid-engined Valkyrie racer and stalling EV development until 2025 as it reassess both the racing and industry landscapes. The Valkyrie was originally scheduled to commence its racing career in Silverstone this fall, before moving on to the main event — the 24 Hours of Le Mans — in 2021. Now, the company […] The post Aston Martin Stalls Le Mans Racer; WEC Hypercar Class Pathetically Small appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Racing, Autos, Valkyrie, Aston Martin, Motorsport, Supercar, SilverStone, World Endurance Championship, FIA, WEC, Valhalla, News Blog, Hypercar, Hypercar class


Aston Martin Has Cancelled Its Valkyrie-Based WEC Entry

Aston’s highly-anticipated entry into the new Hypercar race class in WEC has been scuppered by the brand’s recent realignment with F1 and a significant WEC rules change
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Aston Martin postpones entry to new Le Mans hypercar class

Aston Martin has put its entry into the LM Hypercar division of the World Endurance Championship later this year on hold as predicted
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Aston Martin set to postpone Valkyrie LM Hypercar, will skip WEC

Aston Martin is set to postpone its return to the top flight of the World Endurance Championship with the Valkyrie LM Hyperca
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Aston Martin Vantage Roadster: This Drop Top Looks Really Fun!

Aston Martin Vantage Roadster is powered by a twin-turbo V8.Special fabric top lowers quickly and stows away seamlessly. Deliveries of the Vantage Roadster are expected this spring. Aston Martin has just rolled out a new Vantage Roadster to join the Coupe in Aston’s most driver-focused model line. Propelled by a 4.0-liter twin-turbo V8, and mated to an eight-speed ZF transmission, the drop top is quick enough to sprint to 60 in 3.7 seconds. And that’s not the only fast thing it does. The Vant...
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Best places to travel in April 2020

Despite an old adage about April showers, the fourth month of the year is really when life starts to return to much of the planet. The long winter has defrosted and left with it cherry blossoms, baseball, and plenty of end-of-winter parties, combining to make this one of the most enticing months to get out and see the world. But the best places to travel in April aren’t always the most obvious, where festivals you may never have heard of offer better times than well-worn destinations. So read...
Tags: Travel, Europe, Australia, Virginia, US, Chicago, Thailand, New Jersey, James Bond, Island, Jamaica, Monaco, Melbourne, Norfolk, Christina Ricci, Aston Martin


Shelby’s Southern California legacy still in top gear

Jim Marietta began working for Caroll Shelby when he was 17, at his shop in Venice, CA. Marietta re-builds and sells the updated Mustangs for a cool $250,000.00. Marietta completely remakes the original cars with new suspension, steering and other components which make the vintage car a modern classic. (Photo by David Crane, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG) One of Jim Marietta’s 98i Mustangs. Marietta re-builds and sells the updated Shelby Mustangs for a cool $250,000.00. Marietta completely...
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The 503bhp Aston Martin Vantage Roadster Is Here With A New Face

Aston Martin has lifted the lid on the Vantage to create this new Roadster version, available with a new grille which becomes optional on the coupe
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This Is The 503bhp Aston Martin Vantage Roadster

Aston Martin has lifted the lid on the Vantage to create this new Roadster version
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Ex-Force India owner reacts to Racing Point/Aston Martin F1 deal

Former Force India team owner Vijay Mallya says he's "delighted" that the Formula 1 outfit now known as Racing Point will have Aston Martin support from 2021
Tags: F1, Aston Martin, Vijay Mallya, Ex Force India, Racing Point Aston Martin, Former Force India


Aston Martin is a ‘gem that needs love’, says billionaire rescuer | Financial Times

Aston Martin is a ‘gem that needs love’, says billionaire rescuer | Financial Times:Canadian Formula 1 billionaire Lawrence Stroll said Aston Martin was a “gem that needs love” after leading a £500m rescue of the luxury carmaker.Following a board meeting that ran into the early hours of Friday morning, Aston’s board opted for the deal from Mr Stroll’s consortium over a rival offer from Chinese carmaker Geely. Mr Stroll’s consortium will inject £182m for a 16.7 per cent stake in Aston at a price ...
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Aston Martin Lands Sugar Daddy in the Form of a Canadian Billionaire

2019 was not a good year for Aston Martin’s balance sheet. As the British automaker struggled to get new product out the door, its stock decided to mimic the final plunge of the Edmund Fitzgerald. A second profit warning greeted accountants and shareholders as the New Year dawned. As reported Friday morning, the company’s outlook […] The post Aston Martin Lands Sugar Daddy in the Form of a Canadian Billionaire appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: F1, Autos, Formula 1, Aston Martin, Stock, Edmund Fitzgerald, News Blog, Lawrence Stroll, High Finance, Aston Martin Red Bull Racing, Aston Martin F1, Aston Martin Lands Sugar Daddy


Aston Martin's lifeline buys carmaker time as SUV hits road

Canadian billionaire Lawrence Stroll and investors have rescued Aston Martin with a 500 million pound cash injection that analysts say will help stabilise the British carmaker whose first sport utility vehicle (SUV) is set to hit the road.
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Billionaire rescues Aston Martin with $656 million bailout

Aston Martin has been rescued from collapse by a £500 million ($656 million) bailout led by a Formula 1 billionaire.
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Formula 1 billionaire bails out Aston Martin

Aston Martin has been rescued from collapse by a £500 million ($656 million) bailout led by a Formula 1 billionaire.
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Billionaire Lawrence Stroll shifts Aston Martin into the fast lane

Canadian billionaire Lawrence Stroll has agreed to buy up to 20% of Aston Martin and rename his Formula One team after the 107-year-old company famed for being fictional secret agent James Bond's car of choice.
Tags: Money, businessNews, James Bond, Aston Martin, Lawrence Stroll


Works Aston Martin F1 Team On The Way Following Investment From Lawrence Stroll

Billionaire Lawrence Stroll - father of F1 driver Lance - has secured a 16.7 per cent stake in Aston Martin, which will lead to a rebrand of the Racing Point squad he owns
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Aston Martin has been bailed out by Formula 1 billionaire

Aston Martin has been rescued from collapse by a £500 million ($656 million) bailout led by a Formula 1 billionaire.
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Billionaire Lawrence Stroll buys stake in Aston Martin

Canadian billionaire Lawrence Stroll has agreed to buy up to 20% of Aston Martin and rename his Formula One team after the 107-year-old company famed for being fictional secret agent James Bond's car of choice.
Tags: Money, businessNews, James Bond, Aston Martin, Lawrence Stroll


Aston Martin: F1 billionaire owner leads rescue deal

Racing Point F1 team co-owner Lawrence Stroll's consortium will inject emergency cash into the carmaker.
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Billionaire Lawrence Stroll takes stake in ailing carmaker Aston Martin

Canadian billionaire Lawrence Stroll will take an up to 20% stake in Aston Martin for nearly 200 million pounds ($263 million) as the ailing carmaker raises funds after a sales drop put pressure on its finances.
Tags: Money, businessNews, Aston Martin, Lawrence Stroll


Aston Martin receives £182m boost and F1 team

Billionaire Lawrence Stroll buys 16.7 per cent stake in firm; F1's Racing Point to be rebranded as Aston works team
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Aston Martin considering two £200m, 20% bids, including from Stroll

Racing Point Formula 1 owner Lawrence Stroll is one of two bidders for a 20% stake in troubled sportscar brand Aston Martin, according to a report in the Financial Times
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Aston Martin V12 Vantage S | Spotted

The greatest Aston of a generation, now available for £65k
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Rare Rides: A 2002 Ronart Lightning, Euro Mustang Relative

What sports car has Aston Martin and TVR-adjacent looks, but is neither of those things? Why, it’s a Ronart! Let’s find out more about the coupe they called Lightning. The story of Ronart began in 1984, when it was founded by husband and wife team Rona and Arthur Wolstenhome. Based out of Peterborough (a city […] The post Rare Rides: A 2002 Ronart Lightning, Euro Mustang Relative appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
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Carlos Ghosn's transformation from business icon to international fugitive was entirely predictable, industry leaders say. But his next act could surprise everyone.

Carlos Ghosn, former CEO and chairman of the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi alliance, was arrested in Japan in late 2018 on allegations of financial malfeasance. His fall from power was the most extraordinary in the history of the auto industry. Ghosn spent over 100 days in a Japanese jail, and posted millions in bail. While he was awaiting trial, he staged a dramatic escape at the end of 2019 from Japan to Lebanon. He'd claimed he was innocent, but he was facing a nearly 100% conviction rate by Ja...
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Aston Martin DBX Prototype Review: Aston's Cayenne Moment?

We sampled a '1PT' prototype version of Aston Martin's DBX in Oman, and the early signs are good
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Chinese Help for Struggling Aston Martin?

Maybe it won’t be needed, what with a new sport-utility vehicle on the way, but Aston Martin’s deflated stock price and profit dive has the British automaker in search of a financial parachute. By that, we mean investors who can pump a little cash into the company while boosting shareholder confidence. After a disappointing year, […] The post Chinese Help for Struggling Aston Martin? appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: China, Finances, Autos, Aston Martin, Investors, Geely, News Blog, High Finance