Grand Prix History in Scale Models

1952, Aston-Buttreworth, Formula 2, Formula143 Special, Racing Dioramics, Robin Montgomery-Charrington

1952 Aston-Butterworth NB42 Montgomery-Charrington

Aston-Butterworth was the  project instigated by former motorcycle racer Bill Aston, and engine builder Archie Butterworth. Aston built a  chassis which  was a copy of a Formula Two Cooper, fitted with a flat-four 1983 cc AJB engine devised by Butterworth. Two cars were built, NB41 and NB42. The NB42 car driven by former 500cc racer Robin Montgomery-Charrington appeared in the 1952 Belgian Grand Prix, when he qualified 15th and was seventh when he came to refuel, but wrong mixture was poured into the tank. In non-championship events Montgomery-Charrington finished 3rd in Chimay in a large field of privateers.  Bill Aston himself drove the NB41 in German and Italian Grand Prix, but retired at Nurburgring and did not qualified at Monza.

1952F2WCBelgian GP
Driver No.Entrant
Robin Montgomery-Charrington40R. Montgomery-Charrington
Scale ManufacturerCollection
1:43Racing Dioramics
Cat. No.QualityRarity
Formula143 Special Edition

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