Grange Aston Martin at Le Mans 2014

Grange Aston Martin @ Le Mans 2014

Aston Martin guests gathered on the morning of Thursday June 12th at Grange Brentwood & Grange Welwyn to drive in convoy to the Flexiplus Lounge at Folkestone.

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Grange party’s meet at Folkestone Channel Tunnel with a convoy of 15 Aston Martins

From Calais and on to lunch at Auberge Manoir Des Saules in La Saussaye

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Lunch stop to refresh the Party

Grange Team and Guests arrived to a Champagne Reception at the Chateau prior to departing for the Le Mans evening practice session followed by a midnight BBQ back at the Chateau.

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Friday morning, Guests had the opportunity to experience the Aston Martin  Rapide S, Aston Martin DB9, Aston Martin Vantage V12S and the Aston Martin Vanquish Coupe

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Friday afternoon saw the infamous Grange Circuit des 24 Heures Le Mans Go- Karting race, the weather was scorching hot which added to the fun of the race.  Competition was steep!

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And they’re ready! Grange Ambassador Rugby World Cup Winner Jason Robinson

Friday evening and it was dinner at the Michelin 2014 Restaurant Auberge Des Matfeux in Arnage

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Guests – Paul, Ruth, Mark and Chris Yabsley Guests  – Gary and Francis Lomas

Saturday morning, the helicopters landed in the grounds of the Chateau to collect Guests and take them to the Le Mans track for the start of the race.

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Guests – Colin, John & Matthew Burke & Phil Lane Guests – Greg Page, John Keefe, Sian Griffin and Cambria Ambassador Jason Robinson

Guests enjoyed the VIP Aston Martin Racing hospitality throughout the day

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Le Mans 24 Heures pre nightfall,  racing is hot! Aston Martin VIP – 24 hours

 

 

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Guest Vili Ma’asi didn’t miss an opportunity to get a photo with Head of Aston Martin Racing Dave Richards The GTE AM Class 2014 Winners 24 Hours of Le Mans

 

 

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Hosts, Gavin Hawkes – General Manager Aston Martin Brentwood & Matthew Overall, General Manger at Grange Jaguar Brentwood holding the Winning Trophy! Guests also had the opportunity to have their photo taken with some of their memorabilia and the Winning Trophy.

  The evening finished with a BBQ at the Chateau to say thank you to everyone who had made this trip a truly special event. Looking forward to 2015!

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