ASTON MARTIN Memories
Above: LeMans 1952, Sunday; Dickie Green refuels the DB3 while John King changes the front tyres.
Here Peter Collins takes over DB3/5, then in 4th place, to later retire with diff failure.
Above: Dickie Green hitches a ride in the DB3 with Les Wilson and the Winning Car...
Goodwood 9-hour 1952; The drivers were Peter Collins and Pat Griffith.
Above: Monza Test in snow! December 1952.
Jack Sopp works on Weber's while Fred Lown and Dickie Green (LH leaning on car) looking on.
The air box caught fire due to a backfire. Note prototype Lagonda in background. George Abecassis tested in the snow in this DB3.
In 1953, April if I remember right, Dickie was featured in MotorSport magazine!
Above: From Geoff Duke to Dickie Green in 1953. The pair became good pals!
Above: April 1953; Mille Miglia Practice, Peter Collins & Dickie Green in DB3.
Photo displayed w/permission of Klemcoll.com April 2010 (see address below to obtain a copy)
Above: April 1953; Mille Miglia pit stop at L'Aquilia; by Louis Kelemantaski -who gave this pic to Dickie!
Refueling car # 611, which meant they left the start at 6:11 am...
with Fred Lown (Richard is near the back, at left of the car looking forward).
This is the Reg Parnell/Klememtaski DB3/3, which finished 5th, the highest British car ever!
You too can own DB3/3 LeMans DB3S/1
September 2008; New book out, a must buy...
Peter Collins, All about the boy! by Ed McDonough.