1950 Aston Martin DB2'VMF 65' The Ex-Works, Eric Thompson, Rob Walker, George Abecassis, Major Tony Rolt, Stirling Moss, Peter Collins Team Car
Year of manufacture1950
Exterior brand colourBritish Racing Green
Bonhams Auction of Aston Martina and Related Automobilia
Aston Martin Works Service,
22 May 2010
Automobilia at 10:30
Motor Cars at 14:30
'VMF 65' The Ex-Works, Eric Thompson, Rob Walker, George Abecassis, Major Tony Rolt, Stirling Moss, Peter Collins
1950 Aston Martin DB2 Team Car
Registration no. VMF 65
Chassis no. LML/50/9
Estimate: £380,000 - 440,000
Aston Martin is one of the most charismatic of all world-renowned motoring marques, and one that occupies an especially sophisticated niche with its connotations of slightly tweedy British sportsmanship at its most civilised finest.
Here we are delighted to offer a wonderfully well preserved and highly original ex-works Aston Martin team car which was prepared as new, in 1950, to compete in the second postwar Le Mans 24-Hours race.
Factory team entries had been registered with the organising Automobile Club de l'Ouest for three new sister DB2 Coupes to represent the David Brown-owned marque. These cars w