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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...
7 December 2011
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Stirling Moss Video Interview: From Fangio to Vettel
Filmed for Safe&Sound, the vehicle warranty supplier, Stirling recounts who he thinks are the greatest ever Formula One drivers, from heroes such as Juan Manuel Fangio and Ayrton Senna to lesser known figures, such as Tony Brooks, to modern champions like Hamilton, Button and the 2011 Formula One World Drivers Champion, Sebastian...
9 June 2011
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By the time you read this article Stirling and his co-driver Ian Nuthall will have finished qualifying for the Le Mans Legends race in his Porsche RS 61 which has been lovingly restored following, the accident last year at the Monterey Classic, by Maxted-Page & Prill Ltd. The race itself takes place on the morning of Saturday, 10th...
20 May 2011
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The team at Maxted-Page and Prill suffered a couple of delays with parts that were ordered from Germany for the engine rebuild, bear in mind that the car needs to be fully built, run in and tested by Stirling by mid-May, so that he is comfortable ahead of racing the RS 61 at Le Mans on the 10th June. Happily the team are back on what is a tight...
20 May 2011
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RS 61 to Le Mans: gearbox, engine and rebuild
The Porsche RS 61 is complete and back on the road, the rolling road that is. The team at Maxted-Page and Prill were very pleased to see the engine develop over 200bhp, which was good for 135mph with the Le Mans gearing. The car rebuild was completed in early May with the newly installed gear box and engine mounted,...