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1957 Vanwall VW6 Streamliner
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No: 2047   Contributor: John Southall   Year: 2012   Manufacturer: Vanwall   Country: United Kingdom
1957 Vanwall VW6 Streamliner

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

What a beauty!!!
Colin Chapman and Frank Costin were consultants to Vandervell Racing in 1956 and this was the result.
Stirling Moss won the International Trophy at Silverstone but 1956 was a lean year.In 1957 it was developed a little and driven by Stuart Lewis-Evans and Roy Salvadori but it was seriously under-developed and the body was put away never to race again. The chassis though received a more normal body setting fastest lap in Italy driven by Tony Brooks, Stirling Moss won that race in a VW5.
Picture added on 05 January 2013 at 08:12
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Tom Wheatcroft Collection, Donington Park, United Kingdom
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