Feature articles

13 August 2010
Feature
The 1961 New Zealand Grand Prix may not have been Stirling's greatest, however when we get told of superb film footage in colour, shown below, it is just the kind of excuse we need to cover a race which has not received that much exposure in the past. The drivers on the international Formula 1 scene loved to go to New Zealand and...
15 July 2010
Feature
Stirling Moss Race History: 1953 Le Mans - La Sarthe
With the latest edition of the bi-annual Classic Le Mans having just passed, it seems appropriate to look back at Stirling’s 1953 Le Mans race. This was the year he came closest to actually winning the Vingt Quatre Heures Le Mans, at that time part of the World Sports Car Championship (and some would say should be again if the WSCC can be...
13 May 2010
Feature
60th Anniversary of the Formula 1 World Championship
The first ever Formula 1 World Championship race took place at Silverstone, the home of motor racing, 60 years ago. That first race was run for the RAC by the British Racing Drivers Club, or as they are more commonly known the BRDC, of which Stirling is vice-president for life. He may not have taken part in this first ever Formula 1 race...
23 March 2010
Feature
1956 Australian Grand Prix Albert Park
In December 1956 over 100,000 people descended upon Albert Park to watch the Australian Grand Prix, a non-championship race for Formula 1 Grand Prix cars, and the Moomba Trophy, a sports car race, which took place around the lake, which will witness the second round of the 2010 Formula 1 season this coming weekend. One of the twenty two...
28 February 2010
Feature
Stirling Moss Race History: 1960 Cuban Grand Prix
Today, 28th February 2010, is the 50th Anniversary of the last ever Cuban Grand Prix, El Gran Premio Libertad, run in post revolutionary Cuba in 1960, which was won by Stirling racing the Maserati Tipo 61, the fabled “Birdcage” so called because of the cars intricate space frame chassis. Stirling had been impressed with the...
4 February 2010
Feature
A step by step guide to shopping on-line via the Stirling Moss Shop, print this page out as a guide to helping you complete your on-line order placed on this website.   To assist you further with the process please use the images above of screen grabs, which relate to each section of the process. It may be helpful to open the Stirling...
28 January 2010
Feature
Stirling Moss Race History: 1961 Oulton Park Gold Cup
On 23rd September 1961, Oulton Park witnessed a unique piece of motor racing history. Stirling drove the experimental 4-wheel drive Ferguson P99 to victory in the International Gold Cup event over 60 laps of the 2.7 mile circuit. This is the only occasion that a 4-wheel-drive car has ever won a Formula 1 race. No less than 65,000 spectators turned...
28 January 2010
Feature
Ferguson P99 race car
The Ferguson P99 4-wheel drive race car, driven by Stirling to victory at the 1961 Oulton Park Gold Cup, can trace its roots back to the 1930’s when Freddie Dixon was considering constructing an all-wheel drive car for a bid on the Land Speed Record. Dixon had been successful on motorbikes before moving into building the “...