THE WASHBOARD REGISTER
ASTON MARTIN DB2
LML/50/7 (VMF 63)
PLEASE DO NOT HESITATE
WORKS TEAM CAR.
CHECK THIS PAGE FOR THE FOUR DIFFERENT BODY STYLES.
LML/50/7 has only had the first three.
Engine number: LB6B/50/141 (1950) & LB6B/50/143
No body number.
Cadillac green paint and rust interior.
Registration VMF 63.
Early photos with the first body style:
Classiques no153, December 2003)
(Source: eBay photo)
1950 : Le Mans 24 H (Parnell / Brackenburry) 6th at 85.3
1950 : Silverstone B.R.D.C. (Parnell) 3rd in class 78.3mph
Ulster T.T. Dundrod (Parnell)
4th, 1st in class, 72.7 mph
(Parnell) 4th in class, Team prize
in Motor (27
Motor article with second body
style. A photo taken at Silverstone appears on third page:
1951 : Retained by Aston Martin for development purposes.
1953 : New engine LB6B/50/143 fitted.
1960 : B.D.C. Eastbourne Rally (Oldworth) 1st
1961 : B.D.C. Eastbourne Rally (Oldworth) 4th, 1st in class
1966 : F.N./Porsche C.C. Castle Combe (Ward), 2nd
(Ward), Arthur Bryant Trophy
As seen at Silverstone in 2001 (still with the third body
All the DB2 works cars were there:
(Thanks José for this
VMF 63 is the only one of those five cars to retain its original
bonnet, or so it seems...
Aston Martin Scrapbook