Aston Martin racing cars: Aston Martin RHAM/1, Aston Martin DP214, Aston Martin DP215, Aston Martin DBR4, Aston Martin DBR9, Aston Martin DBR1, Aston ... Lola-Aston Martin B09/60, EMKA Aston Martin

9781155877389: Aston Martin racing cars: Aston Martin RHAM/1, Aston Martin DP214, Aston Martin DP215, Aston Martin DBR4, Aston Martin DBR9, Aston Martin DBR1, Aston ... Lola-Aston Martin B09/60, EMKA Aston Martin

Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 24. Chapters: Aston Martin RHAM/1, Aston Martin DP214, Aston Martin DP215, Aston Martin DBR4, Aston Martin DBR9, Aston Martin DBR1, Aston Martin DP212, Aston Martin AMR1, Nimrod NRA/C2, Aston Martin DBRS9, Lola-Aston Martin B09/60, EMKA Aston Martin, Aston Martin DBR2, Aston Martin DPLM, Aston Martin DB3S, Aston Martin DBR5, Aston Martin AMR-One, Aston Martin DBR3. Excerpt: The Aston Martin RHAM/1 was a highly modified Aston Martin DBS V8 racing car, developed by Robin Hamilton, built with the intention of racing at the 24 Hours of Le Mans. After development by Hamilton, RHAM/1 competed in the 1977 and 1979 24 Hours of Le Mans, finishing 17th overall and 3rd in the GTP class in the 1977 race. The car has also held the World Land Speed Record, for towing a caravan, at the speed of 124.91 mph. After completing his apprenticeship with Rolls Royce in Derby, Robin Hamilton set up Robin Hamilton Motors in Tutbry with David Jack. At Robin Hamilton Motors they specialised solely in Aston Martins. Hamilton gained large experience with Aston Martin DBS V8's and AM V8's while at the specialist. Hamilton's DBS V8 (DBSV8/10038/RC) was only the second ever production Aston Martin V8 to take to the track. Competing on the 6th April 1974, with the first raced V8 being a DBS V8 in 1970 at the AMOC Curborough Sprint. With Hamilton's experience DBSV8/10038/RC was developed and developed and after large modifications to the car over the three years of 1974 to 1977, the car became unrecognisable and the original chassis number of DBSV8/10038/RC, was changed to RHAM/1 (Robin Hamilton Aston Martin #1). Which was the car that would finally fulfil Hamilton's intentions of racing at Le Mans. Whilst this is not a works car, support was provided by the Aston Martin factory, and indeed lessons learned from the MIRA wind tunnel test sessions were applied to t...

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