2011 Aston Martin V12 Zagato at the Nurburgring review and pictures

Posted on Wednesday, 1 June 2011 , 20:06:28 byEmil

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Aston Martin V12 Zagato at the Nurburgring

During an four-hour race among more than 150 other competitors in the 53rd ADAC ACAS H&R-Cup VLN race at the Nurburgring, Aston Martin tested the endurance of the new V12 Zagato. Five Aston Martin car were racing in this competition, and the new V12 Zagato was one of them. The race itself was a vital preparation ahead for the Nurburgring 24-hour race in late June.
David King, Aston Martin's Head of Motorsport, said that the new V12 Zagato is still in the very early stages of development and it was important to take as much learning and data as possible from the race and give the drivers chance to familiarize themselves with the car.
Another Aston Martin car the V12 Vantage, was caught up in an incident but it went back into the race after the team made the necessary repairs.
Aston Martin's new V12 Zagato made its first public appearance at the Villa D'Este Concours where it won he Concorso d'Eleganza Design Award for Concept Cars and Prototypes. Aston Martin V12 Zagato caught the eyes among visitors and customers.
On 11th June, V12 Zagato's will return to the Nurburgring competing in the next ADAC ACAS H&R-Cup VLN race as final preparation for the Nurburgring 24-hour race.