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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...
5 February 2016
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
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
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
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
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...