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27 August 2013
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Project 46: August 2013 Update 4 Mumford & Wood windows
Special guest for the launch of Mumford & Wood’s award-winning Conservation™ range, held at The Building Centre, London, was Sir Stirling. A recent customer of the company, he attended the occasion with his architect and building contractor.  “I have nothing but praise for these Mumford & Wood doors and...
25 May 2013
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Project 46: May 2013 Update 3
20 years ago I had a High Density Mobile Storage system installed in the garage at home, as well as in a store room in the basement.  As I wanted to tart up the garage as part of the Project 46 refurbishment, I thought I would need to give the shelving a service.  Andrew Musty, who has been involved in the design and manufacture of space...
24 March 2013
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Stirling Moss Race History: 1956 Sebring 12 Hours - his first Aston Martin race
2013 is the 100th Anniversary of Aston Martin, a marque that Stirling raced many times over the course of his professional racing career, and still drives today. His first outing for David Brown’s team took place at the 1956 Sebring 12 hours in Florida. He had tested the works Aston Martin DB3S at Goodwood in the February of that year...
1 February 2013
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Project 46: January 2013 Update 2
Things are moving on with the update of our Mayfair home, albeit slowly due to my travel and work schedule. Being hands on can sometimes be a curse…!   I have been amazed at the range and quality of products on offer today and it has been an arduous task to reach a decision about the companies I have chosen. One of the first decisions...
24 January 2013
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Daytona 1962 Stirling Moss
2012 marked the 50th Anniversary of the Daytona 24, known as the twice-around-the-clock-challenge, the Daytona 24, or the Rolex 24 at Daytona as it is now known, is North America's most prestigious sports car race. The inaugural event in 1962 would be Stirling's first and last experience of this unique 3.8 mile road course, which combined...
22 November 2012
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Project 46: November 2012 Update
My architect, Terry, is hard at work preparing the plans for a big and important modernisation and upgrading of my home/office. Twenty years ago, number 46 was still a state of the art building, in the heart of Mayfair. It is still fairly advanced, with a Williams F1 made carbon fibre lift car, electro-hydraulic descending table, keyless Kaba...
15 April 2012
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Stirling Moss Race History: 1955 Italian Grand Prix
The 1955 Italian Grand Prix would be the seventh and final round of that years Formula One World Championship. Despite knowing that this was to be the last Formula One race for Mercedes-Benz, until the modern era, the team showed no sign of reducing their efforts. They had tested a streamlined version of their highly successful W196 Formula One...
16 March 2012
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Stirling Moss Race History: 1961 Sebring 12 hours
For the 1961 Sebring 12 hour race, Stirling found himself back in the ranks of CAMORADI, this time at the wheel of the new rear engined Maserati Tipo 63, which 'Lucky' Casner's team, by now short of funds, were running on the proverbial shoe-string budget. It seems somethings never change in motorsport. Stirling was sharing the car...