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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,...
10 April 2011
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Stirling Moss Race History: 1956 Italian Grand Prix Monza
Fangio had demonstrated that the Lancia-Ferrari D50 was the car to beat at the 1956 German Grand Prix, where Stirling had qualified in fourth place behind the Italian cars in a Maserati 250F, going onto finish in second place in the race behind the great Argentinian. For the Italian Grand Prix, in much the same way that modern Formula 1 teams...
31 March 2011
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2011 Australian Grand Prix
The first of the twitter Question and Answer sessions, via @StirlingMossCom, took place after the Australian Grand Prix. Stirling will always tweet with CAPS turned on so that you know it is him and not the www.stirlingmoss.com team. The next twitter Q&A will take place on the 19th April, post the Chinese and Malaysian Grand Prix, tweet your...
25 March 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...
2 March 2011
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RS 61 to Le Mans: body work under way
With the cause of the accident now established, the real work of restoring the Porsche RS 61 back to its former glory could commence. The car was stripped down, with the engine and gearbox removed, to worked on by the team at Maxted-Page & Prill, the body could go off to a specialist for repair. The first stage of the body repair was...