The official presentation of the Aston Martin Vantage AMR #72 by TF Sport took place last night, organized by the crew of Project 24 – Les Sarthois dans la course. A factory whose colors are to mark the era of Matra and Henri Pescarolo, 50 years after their victory in 1973.
It was at the Stade Marie Marvingt under the 24 Hours of Le Mans circuit, on the occasion of the last match of the season for the Le Mans FC football team, that TF Sport and Projet 24 presented a version of the British beauty. . In fact, 12,000 spectators were expected for the event. Aston Martin Vantage and its drivers have attracted many fans and supporters of Le Mans FC…
Responding to the era of Matra / Pescarolo
Just 50 years ago, Henri Pescarolo, together with Gérard Larrousse, won for the second time at the wheel of the Matra Simca MS670B. Legendary colors of blue and green invade the iconic Aston Martin Vantage AMR #72 with a nice nod to history.
Valentin Hasse Clot, official Aston Martin driver and rookie of the Sarthe two-hour circuit, together with the Robin brothers, Maxime and Arnold, drivers from Sarthe for their second participation, will be lined up behind the wheel for the 100 Years of the 24 Hours of Le Mans.
The second French trio and that of the Oreca 07 / Gibson of the Alpine Elf Team piloted by Mathieu Vaxivière, Charles Milesi and Julien Canal (also a Sarthe driver). Stéphane Le Foll, Mayor of Le Mans, Vincent Beaumesnil, Sports Director of the Automobile Club de l’Ouest, Thierry Gomez, President of Le Mans FC were present that evening.
The final preparations are underway for the three Frenchmen who have just come out of a big simulator session, which is very important to prepare well for the first run at the big circuit that will take place on the test day next Sunday. After the presentation, three of our drivers were invited to start Le Mans FC’s final game of the season against Dunkirk.