After winning the under 1500cc race for modified cars in Joe Lubin’s Cooper-Climax, Bob Drake jumped behind the wheel of Lubin’s Aston Martin DB3S for the big car event.
1956 1st Palm Springs National Championship Road Races
Drake finished sixth overall and first in class. During the week prior to this
Palm Springs meet, a persistent rumor claimed that Drake had been offered the chance of driving for the Aston Martin Team if he performed well. Neither he nor the factory representative had any comment on this…
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