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Roger Moore's Bond would raise an enraged eyebrow, Daniel Craig's would break someone's windpipe, George Lazenby's would blub like a baby. Yet more foreigners are riding roughshod over Aston Martin.

Brown regains lead in British GT

Two dramatic rounds of the Avon Tyres British GT Championship at Rockingham this weekend brought not only a new race victor to the series in the shape of the Barwell Motorsport Ginetta G50Z but also another new championship leader, 17-year-old Mosler driver Dan Brown returning to the top of the points table after a GT3 class-winning performance this afternoon.

Aston Martin V12 Vantage

Only a mushy accelerator prevents the V12 Vantage from running away with the marque's laurels

First British GT win for Wilkins and Scott

Craig Wilkins and Aaron Scott claimed a long overdue maiden win in the Avon Tyres British GT Championship on Sunday at Spa-Francorchamps in Belgium, their ABG Motorsport Viper snatching victory two laps from the chequered flag to deny the Ferrari of race-long leaders Allan Simonsen and Hector Lester.

Aston Martin could enter F1

Former Benetton and BAR team boss David Richards is considering returning to Formula One next year providing a proposed cost cap is in place, he said today.

MI5 hunting for a 'Q'

The UK security service MI5 is advertising for a chief scientific adviser.

Swarovski, Gucci, Aston Martin? Or just a tiny Porsche?

The spoilt little rich girl's – and boy's – must-have guide to the perfect teenage birthday presents

Can England avoid Croking again?

Martin Johnson's back row holds the key to banishing ugly memories of two years ago against Ireland tonight, reports Chris Hewett in Dublin

Michael Williams: Routemasters are just the ticket for hard times

Early in Ken Livingstone's reign as Mayor of London he famously said: "No one but a moron would get rid of the Routemaster." Eventually he had to eat his words as Douglas Scott's icon of the capital creaked to its 50th anniversary and the end of the road. Livingstone saved himself from entire humiliation by retaining two Routemaster tourist routes – No 9 and No 15 – which still ply their way between Harrods and the Tower of London.

Aston Martin warns it may have to axe a third of workers

Honda also looks to cut back on staffing levels

Aston Martin factory to close for two more weeks

Luxury car company Aston Martin is to extend its planned Christmas shutdown for another two weeks, it was announced today.

Ryan Sharp: 'In the pit lane you're busy – the last place you're looking is in front'

An email conversation with the GT Championship racing driver

Toy story: whatever happened to the old favourites?

Hornby's acquisition of Corgi is a courageous attempt to prove that traditional toys can compete with computer games for the attention of 21st-century children. By Jonathan Brown

Stuntman in coma as Bond curse strikes again

Production of the new James Bond film was suspended yesterday after a stunt driver was seriously injured while shooting a mountain chase scene, days after 007's Aston Martin was wrecked in a crash while being delivered to the set in northern Italy.

Aston Martin target Le Mans

Small but perfectly formed

Aston Martin's chief executive has changed the company from a cottage industry into a modern powerhouse, says Richard Feast
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