News: HONDA ENDURANCE RACING SETS SIGHTS ON 8 HOURS OF SLOVAKIA RING PODIUM

Fresh off the back of a second-place finish at the Le Mans 24 Heures Motos, the Honda Endurance Racing team arrived at the third round of the FIM Endurance World Championship in Slovakia last weekend (10-12 May), with the podium firmly in its sights. The 8-hour race took place place at the Slovakia Ring, situated… Read More News: HONDA ENDURANCE RACING SETS SIGHTS ON 8 HOURS OF SLOVAKIA RING PODIUM

News: ASTON MARTIN RACING CONFIRMS TWO-CAR GTE PRO ASSAULT ON 2018/19 FIA WEC

Aston Martin Racing has confirmed to #MotorMartinRacing that it will race two brand new Vantage GTEs in the GTE Pro category of the 2018/19 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) Super Season. In a revised driver line-up, three-time Le Mans 24 Hours winner Darren Turner (GB) joins Danish pairing and former GTE Pro champions Nicki Thiim… Read More News: ASTON MARTIN RACING CONFIRMS TWO-CAR GTE PRO ASSAULT ON 2018/19 FIA WEC

News: VANTAGE GTE: THE BIRTH OF A CHAMPION

Aston Martin have shared with all us fans up on the top floor of MotorMartin Towers that they have recently released a specially-commissioned film, documenting the birth of the Vantage GTE, Aston Martin Racing’s brand-new challenger. Following the Vantage GTE from initial concept to launch, the nine-minute film above shows what it takes to build… Read More News: VANTAGE GTE: THE BIRTH OF A CHAMPION

News: 2018 ASTON MARTIN RACING VANTAGE GTE

Earlier today, Aston Martin revealed the new Vantage to MotorMartin, explaining that it is their dynamic successor to the biggest-selling road car in the British marque’s history and that yesterday, in an unprecedented synchronised launch, Aston Martin Racing revealed the new Vantage GTE: the spectacular new FIA World Endurance Championship challenger poised to replace the… Read More News: 2018 ASTON MARTIN RACING VANTAGE GTE

News: FORD CHIP GANASSI RACING READY TO TAKE ON ROLEX 24 AT DAYTONA

For a relatively new team and car combination, the success enjoyed by Ford Chip Ganassi Racing was really quite staggering, culminating in some quite staggering achievements which will be detailed a little later. MotorMartin has been following the all new Ford GT and it’s racing derivative since the start of last season’s FIA World Endurance… Read More News: FORD CHIP GANASSI RACING READY TO TAKE ON ROLEX 24 AT DAYTONA

News: FORD GT DELIVERIES BEGIN AS FORD PERFORMANCE BRINGS ULTIMATE GIFT THIS HOLIDAY SEASON

Unfortunately for MotorMartin the opportunity to own the all new Ford GT40 has probably already passed but that hasn’t stopped the top floor of MotorMartin Towers being excited to see that the first road-going version of the all-new 2017 Ford GT has rolled off the line. An event that heralds the beginning of production of… Read More News: FORD GT DELIVERIES BEGIN AS FORD PERFORMANCE BRINGS ULTIMATE GIFT THIS HOLIDAY SEASON

2005 Ford GT40, The Blue Collar SuperCar: Save Me, I’m Yours

The following is a re-edit of a piece written by MotorMartin and posted on MotorMartin’s sister site, Blacktopmedia.co.uk and TheJunkYard on Drivetribe, a new motoring tribe run by the experienced motoring journalist and friend of MotorMartin, Tony Yates, perhaps better known by his Twitter name of @Xinterceptor.  It’s really a little too obvious to start… Read More 2005 Ford GT40, The Blue Collar SuperCar: Save Me, I’m Yours

News: 6506 APPLY TO OWN ALL-NEW FORD GT IN A MONTH; ALMOST 200,000 CONFIGURE FORD GT OF THEIR DREAMS

With all of the excitement generated by the news, earlier this year, that Ford were to enter 2 cars into the 2016 FIA World Endurance Championship and 4 cars in the legendary 25H Le Mans http://motormartin.com/2016/03/18/news-ford-unveils-strong-international-line-up-of-drivers-to-tackle-the-ultimate/ it was perhaps inevitable that the availability of the road going Ford GT would cause quite a stir amongst the many… Read More News: 6506 APPLY TO OWN ALL-NEW FORD GT IN A MONTH; ALMOST 200,000 CONFIGURE FORD GT OF THEIR DREAMS

News: FORD UNVEILS STRONG INTERNATIONAL LINE-UP OF DRIVERS TO TACKLE THE ULTIMATE 

As excitement continues to build for Ford’s competitive return to the FIA WEC, MotorMartin has been told that Ford Chip Ganassi Racing been busy assembling a talented team of racing drivers from across the globe. The team are now ready for their return to the Le Mans 24 Hours, 50 years on from taking outright… Read More News: FORD UNVEILS STRONG INTERNATIONAL LINE-UP OF DRIVERS TO TACKLE THE ULTIMATE 

News: FOUR-CAR LE MANS ENTRY ACCEPTED FOR FORD 50 YEARS ON FROM HISTORIC VICTORY

MotorMartin is extremely pleased to be able to announce that the organisers of the Le Mans 24 Hours, the ACO (Automobile Club de l’Ouest), today confirmed that all four Ford GTs have received a place on the prestigious entry list for the 2016 Le Mans 24 Hours. For those of us keen to see the… Read More News: FOUR-CAR LE MANS ENTRY ACCEPTED FOR FORD 50 YEARS ON FROM HISTORIC VICTORY

News: 924 GT RACE CAR DRIVEN IN 1980 LE MANS 24 HOURS BY TONY DRON AND ANDY ROUSE

Fantastic news for fans of Porsche, classic race cars from the 80s and Le Mans as Porsche’s 1980 Le Mans racer has been reunited with its British driver line-up at Silverstone prior to beginning its restoration by Porsche Classic Centre Partners. Thirty-five years since it last turned a wheel in anger, a significant Porsche race… Read More News: 924 GT RACE CAR DRIVEN IN 1980 LE MANS 24 HOURS BY TONY DRON AND ANDY ROUSE

News: MORE POWERFUL AND EFFICIENT THAN EVER BEFORE: AUDI R18 CELEBRATES WORLD PREMIERE IN MUNICH

At the end of a fascinating 2015 FIA World Endurance Championship, you could forgive Audi if all it wanted to do was to take a few weeks off and contemplate a year that has seen the young upstarts from Porsche reach the top step of the podium in all of the final six races. In… Read More News: MORE POWERFUL AND EFFICIENT THAN EVER BEFORE: AUDI R18 CELEBRATES WORLD PREMIERE IN MUNICH

Jaguar 2.5 S-Type: Thunder Road

The history of motor racing has thrown up many, many great cars and companies over the last hundred years or so, indeed the racing heritage on the British Isles alone stretch to hundreds of manufacturers and ancillary companies. Each individual company an important cog in the racing supply chain that has been providing cars and… Read More Jaguar 2.5 S-Type: Thunder Road