|Aston Martin DB3S -- #115
Website contributor Ron Keil owned this
car and sent me these photos (given to him by George Butcher, Jr.) and
this information on the car.
|Bob Drake at Sacramento on Oct. 6, 1957,
in Aston Martin DB3S #115 when it was owned by Joe Lubin. I don't
know who was driving the Lancia in the background.
Bill Oker contributed a photo of his
father, Bob Oker, in another Lubin-entered
|Great action shot from Sacramento!
Marston in the "Huffaker Healey" leads Drake in the Aston Martin,
A6GCS, a Porsche Carrera, and what looks like it might be a Ferrari
500TR. Farther back are a Jaguar XK120 coupe and another Aston
Martin, probably Rod Carveth's.
|From Ron Keil: "This photo shows
the same car at Santa Barbara when it was owned by Bill
de Creeft, from whom I bought it." (Note Talbot-Lago GP car in
"Joe Lubin sold the car to Bill de Creeft,
who raced it for several years then sold it to me in 1963. I made
the horrendous error, in 1966, of selling it to buy a faster race car;
SCCA had just lumped anything over 2.0 litres into the "open" class and
immediately I was outclassed by hand-me-down Can-Am cars in addition to
the lone Testa Rossa still
racing in the West. The "new" owner still has the car and is restoring
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