Feature articles

20 January 2017
The 20th January 1957 saw Stirling race both a Maserati 450S and a 300S in the first round of that year’s World Sports Car Championship on the Costanera road circuit, which used the wide service roads of the Aeroparque Jorge Newbery in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The 1000km race took place over 98 laps of the 6.29 mile circuit and would last...
24 May 2016
Stirling Moss Race History: 1956 Monaco Grand Prix
2016 marks the 60th anniversary of Stirling's first Monaco Grand Prix win, the first of his three wins on the world famous circuit which threads its way around the Principality. The 1956 Monaco Grand Prix took place three weeks after the fairy tale marriage of Prince Rainier III to the actress Grace Kelly. This would also be Stirling’s...
11 December 2015
Project 46: December 2015 update Kaba keyless entry system
Another upgrade to Project 46 is a new front door system from KABA. I have had a KABA system for several years, which consisted of a fob about the size of a matchbox, which, if you carried it on you, would automatically open the door once you touch the handle. However, KABA have now incorporated a chip into the actual front door key, which means I...
1 May 2015
1955 flashback: The Mille Miglia live on the Motor Sport magazine website
To celebrate the 60th anniversary of Stirling and Jenks win in the 1955 Mille Miglia, relive the day in question by following Motor Sport magazine's twitter feed below, using extracts and images from their period reporting of the event, that saw over 648 competitors take on the 1,000 mile race through Italy. At 7.22am on 1st May Stirling Moss...
30 April 2015
To celebrate the launch of Stirling's new book, Stirling Moss: My Racing Life and the 60th Anniversary of arguably his most famous victory, we recount, with the help of an extract from Robert Edward’s Autobiography on Stirling, the events leading up to the Mille Miglia and why both Denis Sargent Jenkinson 'Jenks' and his...
6 November 2014
Project 46: January 2014 update third floor bathroom transformation
When Stirling invited Granite Transformations to upgrade his 3rd-storey bathroom, as part of his extensive Project 46 refurbishment, the home makeover company leapt at the chance to showcase its elegant agglomerate interior finishes and Trend glass mosaic tiles, in such a futuristic setting. The project would centre on a flow-through bathroom and...
2 October 2014
Project 46: October 2014 update Hamilton Litesat electrical fittings
Meeting the exacting standards of a living legend with an eye for the exceptional is a pretty tall order for any company but when approached by Sir Stirling Moss to supply decorative electrical wiring accessories for the refurbishment of his 2500 sq.ft. house, over 5-storeys, in the heart of Mayfair, Hamilton Litestat was more than ready to seize...
18 August 2014
Project 46: August 2014 update Tornado Body Dryer
I knew there was such a thing as a body dryer and wanted one installed in my new bathroom. I contacted Richard Bresnahan via his website www.tornadobodydryer.com He was very helpful and informative, and sent one over from America for installation, pictured in the right hand corner of the shower. If you have never tried one you should. It is...