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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...
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...
10 December 2015
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A rare Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gullwing raced by Stirling goes under the hammer
A rare Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gullwing, raced by Sir Stirling, will go under the hammer tonight, the 10th December 2015, at RM Sotheby’s Driven to Disruption auction. Mercedes built approximately 1,400 examples of the W198 Gullwing over a three year period. This highly desirable Mercedes production car contained the Silver Arrows...
9 December 2015
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Stirling Moss merchandise at The Signature Store - the ideal Christmas gift
The Signature Store stock the largest selection of officially signed Stirling Moss photographs available. Every image is on quality photographic paper and comes with a Certificate of Authenticity. As prints or framed ready to hang, the images capture the career of the greatest living racing driver, Sir Stirling, and make the ideal Christmas gift...