Le Mans star to appear at Goodwood

The winner of the the Le Mans 24 Hour endurance race in a row is to appear before British fans at the Goodwood Festival of Speed.

The Aston Martin Racing DBR9 - driven by David Brabham, Antonio Garcia and Darren Turner - took the GT1 class victory after one of the closest GT1 battles in Le Mans history, making it two wins in two years.

A record number of spectators are expected to watch Garcia drive the winning DBR9 at the Goodwood Festival on July 12-13.

The Le Mans victory finished off an excellent run for Aston Martin after the Aston Martin V8 Vantage N24 claimed its best-ever finish of 18 out of 220 at the Nurburgring 24 Hour endurance classic. This improved on Aston Martin's previous best finish at the event of 24th in 2006.

Aston Martin's Head of Product Communications & Motorsport, David King, said: "A second consecutive victory at Le Mans marked another historic day for everyone involved with Aston Martin and the win was deserved reward for the Aston Martin Racing team and our partners."

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