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4 April 2016
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1957 Sebring 12 hour race Stirling Moss Coca Cola
This really happened, at the 1957 Sebring 12 hour race, Stirling took a bottle of Coca Cola on the move and drank it over the course of a lap. Stirling had seen some of the race photographers at the hairpin the lap before drinking Cokes so he gave them the classic 'thirsty' sign i.e. pretending to bring a bottle to his lips, as he drove by...
31 March 2016
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Please sign the petition to reconsider prison sentences for animal cruelty charg
I rarely get involved in things of this nature but the inadequate sentence given to the two men who brutally tortured their bulldog called Baby, causing it to be put down, has angered me beyond belief. I am an animal lover and can appreciate that not everyone is but I don’t think anyone could not be appalled to hear of such cruelty to a...
12 March 2016
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The flagship Safe and Sound car warranty scheme, backed by Sir Stirling, has featured in an ITN Productions programme in collaboration with the Institute of the Motoring Industry, to promote the best automotive businesses. Introduced by national newsreader Natasha Kaplinsky, this programme is part of a new initiative called ‘Driving...
5 March 2016
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Alan Henry: 1947 – 2016
One of the stalwarts of grand prix and motor racing reporting, Alan Henry, has passed away at the age of 69, following a long illness.  A friend too many in Formula 1, including Stirling, who will remember him as being “One of the most knowledgeable people in motorsport” adding, “he was always great fun”. Henry grew up...
1 March 2016
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'Motor with Moss' on Radio Caroline
It is a little known fact that Stirling appeared on his own off-shore (pirate) radio show in the mid 1960's, titled 'Motor with Moss', broadast on both Radio Caroline and Radio London. Back then, there would not have been any off-shore radio without the advertisers to pay for it. Much of the commercial revenue came from spot...
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...