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28 February 2010
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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
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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
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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
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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 “...
29 November 2009
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1961 Targa Florio Porsche 718 RS 60
Stirling is well known for racing sports cars for the likes of Mercedes, Maserati, Aston Martin and Ferrari, but not perhaps, Porsche. We focus on the Porsche RS 60 which Stirling raced in the 1961 Targa Florio. In Stirling’s words “with a 2 litre engine that offered enhanced torque, this Porsche was pretty much the perfect car for...
8 November 2009
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Stirling Moss Race History: 1952 Race of Champions Silverstone
With the Swede Mattias Ekstrom completing a hat trick of Race of Champions titles on the 4th November, beating seven-time F1 World Champion, Michael Schumacher in the final of the 2009 Race of Champions, it may come as no surprise that Stirling won his Race of Champions at Silverstone on the 10th May 1952. Stirling’s victory in this...
17 October 2009
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Max Adventure
Stirling invited the Max Adventure team to join him at his hotel in southern Portugal to congratulate them and to chat about their drive around Europe which recreated his run of 1952. For the Mac Mackenney's team their run had ended the day before some 3 hours drive up the road in Lisbon having crossed the border at Villa Formoso.  After...
16 October 2009
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Max Adventure
The Max Adventure team have finally reached the finish point after recreating the drive that their patron Stirling Moss undertook back in 1952. The clock stopped at 1107 Central European Time on Friday 16th October at the Portuguese border town of Villa Formoso, a time of 89 hours and 7 minutes. Day 4 Stirling's 3,280 mile drive around Europe was...