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Carroll Shelby of the United States rounds the curve of the Le Mans circuit in France on June 21, 1959, in his Aston Martin during the famed 24-hour International Endurance Race for sports cars. He won the event at the average speed of 112.4 miles per hour.
People stop and watch as thick black smoke billows from a passing Aston Martin DB5 in Zurich, Switzerland on Feb. 16, 1965. The specially adapted sports car was used in the James Bond film Goldfinger and was giving a demonstration in Switzerland before being shipped to the Bahamas where it will appear in he next Bond movie Thunderball.