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Porsche, always keen to protect what it views as its own, has lawyered up, leading Aston Martin to drop the "GT3" moniker from its most recent sports car, even though that's also the name of a racing class.Continue reading Aston Martin renames Vantage GT3 after Porsche throws hissy fit
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It would seem to me that the organizers of the GT3 racing series own the name.

If I was them I'd allow automotive manufacturers to use the name as long as the cars so designated where being properly homologated and competed in at least one GT3 race. I would actually think that would be pretty cool if a name like GT3 meant something representing an even playing field across car manufacturers.
 

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