• 2009 aston martin lola lmp1 001

    In 1959, racing legend Carroll Shelby along with Roy Salvadori raced to overall victory at Le Mans in an Aston Martin DBR1, followed by another DBR1 in second place - both cars 25 laps ahead of third place. This year, marking the 50th anniversary of that feat, Aston Martin will field two works teams in the LMP1 class in an attempt to repeat the title grab. Today the car that will be used to do it made its debut at the famous Paul Ricard Circuit in France. Both cars 007 and 009 took to the track as 3,500 lucky spectators - who were the first members of the public admitted to the track in 10...

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