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22 May 2017
News
Motor Racing Legends reveal a stunning line-up for the Brands Hatch Masters Festival next weekend, 27th - 28th May, offering their 50s Sports car and Historic Touring Car competitors a rare opportunity to drive the full Brands Hatch Grand Prix circuit. For the 50s Sports car competitors, qualifying sessions are all on the Saturday and their races...
12 May 2017
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On this day in history, 60 years ago to the day, the 24th, and what would prove to be the last, edition of the Mille Miglia took place. The course totalling 992.332 miles around Italy, or 1,597.004 km, was made up entirely of public roads, took place from the 11th – 12th  May 1957. The circular route, starting in Brescia, went south,...
11 May 2017
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After some 134 days in hospitals, we are delighted to be able to say that Sir Stirling is now at home.  He is thrilled to be back where he belongs. He still has a substantial amount of recovery to undertake but says that he has determination and a great pit crew. He and Lady Moss are enormously grateful to the medical staff, both here and...
4 May 2017
News
The 2017 Goodwood Festival of Speed will run from the 29th June to 2nd July. The theme for the motoring world’s annual garden party is ‘Peaks of Performance – Motorsport’s Game-Changers’. Naturally this means a huge variety of race cars will be in action, including 1,000bhp turbocharged Formula 1 cars from the 1980s,...
25 April 2017
Feature
The 1961 International 100 Glover Trophy, held at Goodwood, was the first major race for John Surtees on four wheels, having enjoyed world championship winning success on two wheels, and would be one of a number of races that he contested against Stirling. In practice Surtees had unofficially equalled the old Formula One 1.5 litre lap record for...
7 April 2017
Feature
The 7th April 1957 saw the running of the Formula One non-championship Syracuse Grand Prix in Sicily around a 3.47 mile road circuit. Stirling raced a Vanwall, having accepted Tony Vandervell's offer to drive for the team during the 1957 season. His team mate was Tony Brooks, a man Stirling regarded as the 'greatest unknown driver of all...
6 April 2017
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Stirling and Susie were saddended to hear of the passing of Tim Parnell at the age of 84, the son of Reg Parnell. Stirling had raced against both father and son over the course of his career.  Although Tim Parnell started his career in motorsport behind the wheel, his success came as a team manager, and in particular with BRM. Parnell began...
6 April 2017
News
Stirling and Susie were sad to hear that Mike Taylor had passed away at the age of 82, having lost his battle with cancer. Michael John Clifford Taylor, Mike to his friends, was the son of a pre-war racing driver who ran the Taylor & Crawley Mercedes-Benz dealership in Mayfair.   Taylor began racing with an MG TC and a Jaguar SS100 in...