Henley Finance recently announced sponsorship of the Beechdean Aston Martin team at Le Mans race. Henley Finance are very pleased with the Beechdean Aston Martin team who came in 4th position at gt3 amateurs race and only came 76 seconds behind 3rd position.
Olly Bryant said of the race:
We made it! P4 , only 76 seconds behind P3, fantastic result for the team, and Aston won the Pro-class too after a fantastic battle with Corvette.
Here’s a guide of the different classes in the race:
- LMP1: These are the top level of endurance racing prototypes in the world and the fastest class at Le Mans.
- LMP2: These are slightly slower, cost-controlled prototype class open to amateur drivers. No manufacturers are allowed in this class anymore. The cars are a bit faster this year, and it still attracts some amazing drivers, so there was 24 hours of ruthless racing in this class.
- LM GTE Pro: This is the class where the manufacturers bring their latest, best production-based race cars.
- LM GTE Am: This is the GTE class which is open to amateur drivers and the machinery has to be at least one year old to be used here. This year showed Ydiverse field of cars in this class.