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8 February 2016
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Sirling and Susie were saddened to hear that Patty McLaren, the widow of McLaren team founder Bruce, has passed away. Bruce McLaren, who founded McLaren Motor Racing Ltd in the early 1960s, was killed in a Can-Am testing accident at the Goodwood Circuit in 1970. She remained close to the company over the preceding 46 years, helping to keep McLaren...
5 February 2016
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A Ferrari raced to victory by Stirling breaks auction record
A 1957 Ferrari 335S, driven to victory at the 1958 Cuban Grand Prix by Stirling, achieved a sale price of USD35.7 million at the Artcurial Motorcars auction held at Retromobile in Paris on 5th February 2016. After taxes and fees were applied, the final price was a staggering USD39.8 million, making it the most expensive car ever sold at auction....
29 January 2016
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Stirling backs campaign against new northern A27 Chichester bypass
Sir Stirling has signed the Chichester Deserves Better (CDB) petition, which backs a campaign against a new northern A27 Chichester bypass, leaving the following comment: “A NORTHERN BYPASS WOULD BE A DISASTER. THERE MUST BE ANOTHER SOLUTION.” Ben Kirk, a member of the CDB, was delighted to find out that it was indeed the 'Sir...
28 January 2016
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The Blue House Shepherd Street
Press reports that Sir Stirling Moss’s house is up for sale are not quite accurate. True 38, Shepherd Street, also known as The Blue House, did once belong to Stirling in the 1950s and it was where he lived whilst designing and building his current home at the end of the street. However, when his own house was ready to move into, he sold The...
27 January 2016
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Stirling and his family were saddened to hear that Mike Salmon had passed away at the age of 82, following a prolonged illness. Salmon’s racing career spanned six decades, which saw him competing well into his 70s. Highlights included 13 Le Mans 24 Hour starts, with a fifth place at the 1963 race being his best finish, racing a Ferrari...
15 January 2016
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Stirling at the 2016 London Classic Car Show
The 2016 London Classic Car Show, running from the 18th to 21st February at the ExCeL in London, celebrates the international world of the classic car. The show brings together the very best in car dealers, vehicle manufacturers and car clubs as well as products that cater to the classic car world combined with special features and appearances by...
9 January 2016
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We begin 2016 with the sad news that the first woman to compete in a Formula 1 world championship grand prix, Maria Teresa de Filippis, has passed away at the age of 89. Her introduction to racing came as a result of a bet between her brothers over how fast she could drive, which resulted in her entering - and winning - her first event in a Fiat...
14 December 2015
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2015 Stars and Cars
Mercedes-Benz celebrated their most successful ever motor racing year with a new version of their Stars & Cars event, their traditional end-of-season celebration, held in front of over 35,000 spectators at the Mercedes-Benz Arena Stuttgart. An international Who’s Who of racing took part in the live racing within the stadium, including...