Aston Martin fans in the UAE are now closer to the brand than ever before, as Aston Martin Lagonda has announced its new home at the Yas Marina Circuit in Abu Dhabi. The car company’s new team, which oversees operations in the Middle East, North Africa, and Turkey, will be based out a new regional office located in the Yas Marina Circuit.
This new partnership will also include six Aston Martin Vantage GT4s to be permanently placed at the circuit. The Aston Martin Vantage GT4 car will make its global competition debut at the iconic venue on Saturday 15 December 2018 in the Gulf 12 Hour endurance race.
Run by the Aston Martin Racing factory team, it will race alongside a trio of the new Vantage GT3 cars entered by partner teams TF Sport, Beechdean AMR and R-Motorsport in the unique end of season GT racing extravaganza.
“We are really excited to be bringing our vision for the region to life, and moreover supporting the company’s global vision for solidifying the structured growth of our involvement in motorsport…The region is extremely important to Aston Martin and this new partnership reflects this. I’m particularly proud that we are establishing our new regional office at Yas Marina Circuit, allowing us to continue our ongoing investment in people and the expansion of the brand in the Middle East,” commenting on the partnership Aston Martin MENAT president Dan Balmer.
Speaking of the partnership, Al Tareq Al Ameri Yas Marina Circuit CEO said, “We are extremely proud to be opening our doors to Aston Martin and very much look forward to a long and fruitful partnership. We welcome them to our motorsport family on a more official level now – with its Regional office based at the Circuit and also with the integration of six new Vantage GT4s within our racing fleet.”