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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...
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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Having been prepared thoroughly for painting the last time around,  the car has now come back to Maxted-Page & Prill looking immaculate. The long task of rebuilding the car in time for testing in May has begun in earnest, begining with the gearbox and brakes, including new brake linnings. New, and original (and very...