Aston-3 (Harris, Keller, Jameson; Gulf livery), Aston-47 (Wilkes, Walkinshaw, Letterman; British racing green with white middle and gold wing), and Aston-48 (Solheim, Viszetter, Granger; white with British racing green middle and gold endplates)

[Aston Martin is, as observed by experts, pundits, and fans, a late-bloomer, a team that has the most adaptable chassis in the field, but one that matures slower than other teams. Of course, when the car has been designed and perfected by Adrian Newey, powered by a reliable 975-hp 5.0-liter V12, and an advanced flywheel/capacitor KERS system, what else is needed to change? For AMR, it’s an increase in KERS capacity to 14 megajoules, a new rear wing, and driver shuffling.]


FINALLY!!! I’ve finished all 16 cars. Capping off the preview is Aston Martin’s AMR7S, an LMP1 car with specs from a bygone era. This was actually the model I completed before the Sauber-AMG and the Nissan, but only got around to posting it just now.


I finally got around to building a LEGO car in Tiny Turbo scale, thanks in large part to Flickr user //PROTOTYP, who dropped his 2015 Le Mans cars just as I was binge-watching both Truth in 24 films and races in Sebring and Le Mans from 2009 onwards.

This is the 16th in a 16-part preview for a fictional 100th running of the endurance classic, where 48 (!!!!!!!!!) cars from 16 (!!!!!!!!!) manufacturerstackle the Circuit de La Sarthe and try to outlast each other for 24 hours.


The plan is to make all 48 cars, both individually and as a team, then pop Bluerender to get them rendered before this year’s Le Mans race. Vignettes, studio shots and on-site shots will come up by then. Oh, and did I mention that I will post instructions for all three come race day?