Tag Archive: Sir Stirling Moss.

May 05

Monaco ePrix: the key stats

After a year’s break, the Monaco ePrix is back, and here are the key facts and stats around the race

Monaco is the home of the most famous street course in the world, with racing taking place on the streets of the Principality since 1929. Read the rest of this entry »


May 20

Hamilton: I don’t look at Ferrari and wish I was there…

“I look at my team, the Silver Arrows, and think I’m a part of this history”
Lewis Hamilton has dropped a clear hint that he plans to see out his Formula 1 career with the Mercedes team in order to remain an ambassador for the brand beyond the sport. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 31

London Grand Prix idea raised – again

Impending government proposals have resurrected dreams of an F1 race on the streets of the English capital…

London Grand Prix idea raised – againThe prospect of an F1 race taking place on the streets – or, more specifically, in the parks – of London has surfaced once again as the sport’s off-season downtime allows for daydreaming. Read the rest of this entry »


Jan 26

Meet Formula E’s Mr Versatile

Andrew van de Burgt speaks to Venturi’s Stephane Sarrazin

Andrew van de Burgt speaks to Venturi's Stephane SarrazinDuring the post-war years, as motorsport developed across Europe, fans could expect to see the stars of the day in everything from Formula 1 to sportscars, touring cars, rallying and even hillclimbs. Read the rest of this entry »


Apr 02

F1 legend Moss backs Massa over team order

“In his shoes I’d have done exactly the same as Massa.”

2014-03-16 - Williams F1 Team - Australia - Felipe Massa 04 F1 legend Sir Stirling Moss says he would have behaved just as Felipe Massa did in the Malaysian grand prix. Read the rest of this entry »


May 31

Sir Stirling Moss and Lewis Hamilton attend Formula 1 event

At Silverstone today

2013-05-31 - Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team - Silverstone - Sir Stirling Moss - Lewis Hamilton (4)Racing legend Sir Stirling Moss and Mercedes AMG Petronas driver Lewis Hamilton accepted an invitation to visit Silverstone on Friday 31st May.

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Jan 02

Magazine leaves Alonso off top-ten driver ranking

A list of the best formula one drivers of all time has overlooked Ayrton Senna for a top-three spot, and left out Fernando Alonso completely.

2012-11-25 - Scuderia Ferrari - Brazil - Fernando Alonso 022012-11-16_0025Italy’s Autosprint said Juan Manuel Fangio, the five-time world champion of the 50s, deserves the number one spot. He is listed ahead of runner-up Michael Schumacher, with triple world champion Sir Jackie Stewart also finishing ahead of the late and revered Senna. Jim Clark, Alain Prost, Sir Stirling Moss, Alberto Ascari and Niki Lauda are ranked fifth to ninth respectively, with reigning triple world champion Sebastian Vettel completing the top ten. Read the rest of this entry »


Jul 19

Ultra-safe F1 ‘a shame’ – Moss

Sir Stirling Moss thinks it is “a shame” formula one is so safe today

Sir Stirling Moss“The concept, the whole idea, has changed,” the British legend, who started winning grands prix in the middle of the 50s, said on Austrian Servus TV. “That’s a shame, because we had fun risking life and limb and that’s gone now, really,” added Moss, 82. Read the rest of this entry »


Jul 03

‘New’ Hamilton to carry Olympic torch

Lewis Hamilton has accepted an invitation to carry the Olympic torch early next week.

2012-06-09_04372012-06-09_1345The 2008 world champion reportedly wanted to run with the iconic flame through his home town of Stevenage, but that leg clashes with Sunday’s British grand prix at Silverstone.

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Jun 29

Deep scepticism has greeted Bernie Ecclestone’s claim he is prepared to promote and pay for a London street race.

Deep scepticism greets London GP idea

2012-06-10_0442The F1 chief executive’s comments were made on the eve of a media event that took place on Thursday in the British capital organised by Santander, the sponsor of the British grand prix at Silverstone.

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Jan 06

Sir Stirling Moss coming to Lime Rock

“Yes, Sir!”

Lime Rock Park logo Sir Stirling MossHonored Guest at 2012 Lime Rock Park Historic Festival 30 is Sir Stirling Moss. Lime Rock Park has announced that one of motorsport’s most beloved icons, a man many consider the world’s best-ever race driver, will be the honored guest at this year’s Labor Day weekend vintage racing extravaganza.

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Dec 06

Wickens receives BRDC Bruce McLaren Award

Canadian collects trophy in London from Sir Stirling Moss

Robert Wickens was presented with the British Racing Drivers Club ‘Bruce McLaren Award’ in a ceremony on Monday, 5th December, with the Canadian being recognized for his championship success this season in the Formula Renault 3.5 Series.

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Jul 08

Moss urges Hamilton to reappoint father/manager

F1 legend Sir Stirling Moss has urged Lewis Hamilton to reunite with his father.

2011-06-09_01612011-06-11_0435Although the pair have patched up their personal relationship, McLaren driver Hamilton – guided into F1 and through his championship year by his father – is no longer managed by Anthony Hamilton.

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Jun 14

Hamilton hogs headlines after Button win

Hamilton denies Red Bull, Ferrari rumours

2011-06-09_01612011-06-11_0435Lewis Hamilton’s latest troubles are attracting more attention than his teammmate’s sensational win in Canada. “Lewis HamilDUMM” (dumm/stupid) read the headline in the German newspaper Bild, after more collisions and controversy in Montreal. Read the rest of this entry »


Jun 13

Fallout fingers Hamilton after chaotic Canada

Jenson Button to exclaim on the radio: “What is he doing?”

2011-06-12_09002011-06-12_1080Lewis Hamilton “goes a bit too far”, is “clumsy” or “completely mad”, depending on who you listened to after the Canadian grand prix. After several run-ins with the stewards this year, the McLaren driver was involved in more incidents in Montreal, including one that moved his teammate Jenson Button to exclaim on the radio: “What is he doing?” Read the rest of this entry »


Mar 24

Alonso as great as Schumacher – Montezemolo

Fernando Alonso is as good as Michael Schumacher, according to Ferrari president Luca di Montezemolo.

2010-11-13 - Scuderia Ferrari Marlboro - Fernando Alonso 82011-03-12 - Mercedes GP Petronas F1 Team - Barcelona - Michael Schumacher 02He told Corriere dello Sport that the Spaniard “lacks nothing” in comparison to F1’s statistically greatest-ever driver. Explaining Schumacher’s huge success, Montezemolo agreed that Schumacher “is a great but he also had a car clearly superior to the others”. Read the rest of this entry »


Dec 06

Kobayashi wins Autosport’s Rookie of the Year Award

Kamui Kobayashi has won the coveted Rookie of the Year Award at the renowned Autosport Awards.

2010-12-06 - Kamui Kobayashi 022010-12-06 - Kamui Kobayashi 01The visitors to the Autosport.com website, which has an audience of 1.5 million motorsport fans every month, voted and considered the Sauber driver’s performance, in what was his first full Formula One season, as outstanding. The 24-year old Japanese was delighted to receive the trophy at the gala event at London’s Grosvenor House hotel on Sunday night. Read the rest of this entry »


Jul 24

Halliday receives Goodwood Revival invitation

Liz Halliday will make her Goodwood Revival debut this September

Halliday is invited by the organisers to drive her father’s rare Alfa Romeo Giulietta SZ Coda Tronca in the prestigious Fordwater Trophy Race. Sportscar racer Halliday, the most successful female driver in American Le Mans Series history, decided to return the car, one of just 29 of its type ever made, to the track this year to celebrate Alfa Romeo’s centenary. Read the rest of this entry »


Jul 11

Webber grows own wings with Silverstone victory (+results & standings)

“Not bad for a number two driver” -Webber
Webber flags team talks about ‘no.2’ treatment

2010-07-11 - Red Bull Racing - Mark Webber 10Mark Webber’s post-qualifying anger became joy on Sunday as the Red Bull driver leapfrogged his teammate Sebastian Vettel in the world championship standings. Read the rest of this entry »


Apr 28

Schumacher ‘past it’ says Stirling Moss

He said Rosberg is Schumacher’s first “comparable” teammate.

2010-04-03 - Mercedes GP Petronas - Nico Rosberg - Norbert Haug - Michael SchumacherWhile some have rushed to defend Michael Schumacher, formula one great Sir Stirling Moss is not among them. Read the rest of this entry »


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