The perfect birthday present for the #33 TF Sport AMR crew at Le Mans 24Hr

Sunday, August 22, 2021


What better a birthday present you could give yourself than a podium finish after the hardest 24-hour race at Le Mans.

Having recently celebrated his 50th birthday sees Ben Keating and his #33 TF Sport prepared Aston Martin Racing V8 Vantage GTE crew of Dylan Pereira and Felipe Fraga claim second placed in the GTE Am class at the conclusion to this weekend’s event.

Finishing just one lap behind the class winning #83 Ferrari, the #33 car completed another eventful race including nose diving into the tyre wall along the Mulsanne Straight having sustained a double rear puncture over debris, the same debris that claimed the #56 Project 1 Porsche and all whilst leading the class at the time of the incident.

Whilst this success in tinged with the disappointment of seeing the #98 Northwest car exit the proceeding very early one, the remaining #777 D’Station Racing #95 TF Sport Astons also completing their inaugural visits to the Circuit de La Sarthe with AMR.

The #777 D’Station Racing Vantage GTE of Satoshi Hoshino, Tomonobu Fujii and Andrew Watson finished a very respectable sixth to improve their overall World Endurance Championship position whilst the guesting #95 TF Sport European Le Mans Series car of John Hartshorne, Ollie Hancock and Ross Gunn eighth in class.

Great achievements from all – well done to everyone.

More news to follow.....................!!

Photo credits – AMR / WEC / Teams
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