Aston Martin DBR1/300 group S (1957)

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Chassis numbers


6 units built
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Aston Martin RB6.300, straight 6 cyl, 4 stroke, petrol engine
2992 cc, 84 mm x 90 mm
179 kw / 254 bhp @ 6250 rpm
alloy block and head
DOHC, 2 Valves per Cyl
aspiration, natural with 3 x Weber 45 DCO carburetors
twin spark
water cooled

David Brown CG537 5-speed Manual gearbox
20 Gauge Magnesium Alloy (0.03in) Body over Steel Tubular Space Frame
f suspension trailing links with torsion bars
r suspension Revised DeDion-Type Axle w/Trialing Links, Watts Linkage
rack and pinion steering
Girling Discs all around, 318mm front disk diameter, 292mm rear disk diameter
length 4026 mm / 158.5 in
width 1626 mm / 64.0 in
height 978 mm / 38.5 in
wheelbase 2286 mm / 90.0 in
front track 1308 mm / 51.5 in
rear track 1308 mm / 51.5 in

Results in WSCC

Car entry, chassis number Car number/ result
Buenos Aires Sebring Mille Miglia Nurburgring Le Mans Sverige Venezuela
Team 1000km 12h 1600km 1000km 24h GP GP
David Brown, DBR1/1 #12, 6th #19, oil pump
David Brown, DBR1/2 #14, 1st #20, acci dent
Total points
Works Starts/finishes 4/2 2/2 2/0
Drivers Team entries and car number
David Brown
Roy Salvadori 12 19
Les Leston 12 19
Tony Brooks 14 20
Noël Cunningham-Reid 14 20

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Roy Salvadori / Carroll Shelby at Le Mans '59
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