The Aston Martin DBR debuted in 1956 at the Le Mans 24 hour. David Brown Aston Martin team managed 246 laps of the famous race before retiring due to gear box failure. Returning in 1957 to the World Sportscar Championship, the DBR began to make its name with 1st and 2nd at the British Empire trophy and a 2nd at Goodwood Circuits Sussex trophy. More victories followed with the DBR really making a name in 1959 when DBR1/2 driven by Carroll Shelby and Roy Salvadori took first at Le Mans followed in second place by DBR1/4, the next closest competitor was 25 laps behind the pair. Aston Martin took the Constructors Championship later in the year at Goodwood, the only world championship Aston has ever won. Ever fancied being a Le Mans driver? How about driving a famous Le Mans wining Aston Martin? What could be better than getting behind the wheel of a DBR1? The car we have on offer is a stunning tribute to the DBR1. Finished in the correct livery of the race team this superb replica is powered by a 4.2 litre straight six with triple Webbers. It has been hand built to a very high finish and specification. It sounds incredible and drives extremely well, it gives you a real insight how tale
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