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16 November 2009
As I am leaving for Dubai and the Far East shortly, so now would be a good time to review the 2009 season, which ended in Abu Dhabi at the start of this month and look forward to the 2010 Formula 1 season.   I have already said that Jenson Button and Brawn GP were worthy winners of the driver and team championships, that last race...
8 November 2009
Stirling Moss Race History: 1952 Race of Champions Silverstone
With the Swede Mattias Ekstrom completing a hat trick of Race of Champions titles on the 4th November, beating seven-time F1 World Champion, Michael Schumacher in the final of the 2009 Race of Champions, it may come as no surprise that Stirling won his Race of Champions at Silverstone on the 10th May 1952. Stirling’s victory in this...
6 November 2009
Scalextric Mercedes-Benz 300 SLR & Mercedes SLR Mclaren 722 Twin Pack
The on-line shop is now stocking the Limited Edition Scalextric Mercedes-Benz 300 SLR & Mercedes SLR Mclaren 722 Twin Pack including a very limited numbered run signed by Stirling. We have managed to secure a limited amount of stock of this twin pack which is now no longer in production.  The set features Stirling's famous...
1 November 2009
One of motor sports greatest personalities has left us. Tom Wheatcroft and his wonderful, "errrrr … rrrr hello" greeting always brought a smile to my face. I have no idea how long I've known Tom - a long, long time but not long enough - and in all those years, I have been lucky enough to have felt very close to one of the...
31 October 2009
BBC Inside Out: Stirling at 80
Stirling featured in BBC London’s Inside Out on Monday 9th November, watch again on iPlayer.. Louise Goodman delves into his colourful life as a racing driver as he looks back over his career having turned 80 this year. The segment features Stirling talking not only about his motor racing but also his amazing personal life brought to life...
21 October 2009
Max Adventure
Follow Max Adventure day by day as they tackle driving through 15 countries in 5 days, if they can to match Stirling’s time of one minute under 90 hours, which was less than four days to cover the 3,280 miles. Day 1   The Team all met as Oslo Torp airport where Mac and Jim where waiting for Chris, Andy, Jack and Will to exit the...
19 October 2009
Jenson Button World Champion 2009 © BrawnGP
In a personal message from Stirling he offers "the heartest of congratulations to Jenson Button on becoming the latest British Formula 1 World Champion" commenting further that "he drove a champions race, racing to make sure he won the title rather than letting it come to him". He was also pleased to see Lewis Hamilton being...
18 October 2009
2009 Sir Stirling Moss Trophy © Patrick Crew
Arriving at the new ‘Autódromo Internacional do Algarve’ circuit for the Algarve Historic Festival, near Portimao in the Algarve, certainly makes an impact, as you round the corner you can see the circuit rising and falling in front of superb grandstands affording panoramic views of the track. The fact that this circuit was a...