Winning titles while having fun
Darren Turner's life is nothing if not busy, from helping Aston Martin win the LMS title to testing the new Nissan GT1. In his latest column, he explains how he even managed to find time to star in the Goodwood revival
Back in my first AUTOSPORT column, I talked about how much I enjoy being an all-rounder and racing in various categories. Well in the last week, I've helped Aston Martin Racing wrap-up the Le Mans Series titles at Silverstone, worked to develop Nissan's new GT1, had some old-fashioned wheel-to-wheel fun in a Mini, terrified myself in an AC Cobra, and now I'm pondering entering a Mini club race next weekend too...
The big goal for the season was for Aston to win the LMS, and at Silverstone we clinched the teams' crown and my colleagues in the #007 car Stefan Mucke, Tomas Enge and Jan Charouz won the drivers' championship in our first year in LMP1.
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