Richards Won't Let Aston Down

David Richards reckons that if Aston Martin win the GT1 class at Le Mans next week, it will be one of his greatest achievements in the sport

Richards Won't Let Aston Down

Richard's Prodrive company, whose honours includes multiple World Rally Championship titles with Subaru, are behind Aston Martin's return to the Le Mans 24 hours.

In an exclusive interview with Autosport-Atlas, Richards said that he had a great duty to the Aston Martin name to achieve victory.

"This would be up amongst my greatest achievements," Richard said. "I've loved Aston Martin since I was a schoolboy and I've owned many of them. I still own a number. For me it is a personal thing.

"I look back on Subaru and we took a brand which had no motor racing heritage to World Championship success. But with Aston Martin we have a great duty to history here, taking something with so much esteem around it to Le Mans.

"We can't let the Aston Martin name down. We have a great responsibility on our shoulders."

 

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