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1955 Vanwall VW2
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No: 2041   Contributor: John Southall   Year: 2012   Manufacturer: Vanwall   Country: United Kingdom
1955 Vanwall VW2

9/11/2012. The Wheatcroft Collection - Donington Park - UK

1954 saw the first Vanwall GP car and in 1955 3 chassis' were built VW1 - VW2 -VW3 - VW4.
They were Tony Vandervell's first serious attempt at International GP racing.
VW2 had 9 outings that year driven by Ken Wharton and Harry Schell.
The 4 cyl engine, based on a Norton bike motor, producing nearly 300 bhp.
Picture added on 04 January 2013 at 08:54
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