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14 April 2016
2016 Donington Historic Festival
The Stirling Moss Trophy series, part of the racing package put on throughout the season by Motoring Racing Legends, will open at the Donington Historic Festival at the end of this month, which will see packed grids and some stunning cars taking part. The Historic Touring Car Challenge has proved to be particularly popular at Donington, which...
12 April 2016
2016 Festival of Speed theme announced
Sir Stirling will join a host of famous drivers and riders, including Jenson Button and Mark Webber, for this year’s Goodwood Festival of Speed, themed “Full Throttle – The Endless Pursuit of Power”, which will be held from 23rd - 26th June 2016. BMW, celebrating its centenary year, will head up the Festival of Speed as the...
4 April 2016
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
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
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
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
'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...
9 February 2016
Stirling and Susie were saddened to hear that Patty McLaren-Brickett, the widow of McLaren team founder Bruce, has passed away. Bruce McLaren, who founded McLaren Motor Racing Ltd in the early 1960s, was sadly killed in a Can-Am testing accident at the Goodwood Circuit in 1970. Bruce and Patty are pictured in the centre and right of the image...