Tag Archive: Stirling Moss

Mar 19

Hamilton happy to prove critics wrong

Hamilton cannot hide his joy at the situation

2013-02-23 - Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team - Barcelona - Lewis Hamilton 02Lewis Hamilton has admitted he is happy to have “proved people wrong” after leaving McLaren. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 19

Superstars Series lines-up at Pergusa to become part of Sicilian motor history (updated)

Track set for upcoming Superstars series round on October 27, 28
The race os Sentul postponed to 2013

Superstars International SeriesSuperstars logoPassion, history and tradition are some very significant values in beautiful Sicily and over the years, these values have been represented by auto racing in its most fascinating form. During the golden age of racing, legends like Tazio Nuvolari, Achille Varzi, Stirling Moss, all competed in the region for fame, victory and glory. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 16

A new chapter in the history of the Silver Arrows

In motorsport, there are days when the stars simply seem to align and everything comes together perfectly.

2012-04-15 - Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team - Chinese Grand Prix - Nico Rosberg 052012-04-15 - Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team - Chinese Grand Prix - Nico Rosberg - Michael Schumacher 01Sunday in Shanghai was one of those days. Nico Rosberg won his first Grand Prix at his 111th attempt – 111 years (and three weeks) after the first ever Mercedes took victory at the 1901 Nice Speed Weeks. What’s more, this year marks exactly three decades since Nico’s father Keke became world champion – in a season that, just like 2012, saw three different winners of the first three races (on the road, at least, before the first two finishers in Brazil were disqualified for technical irregularities…) Read the rest of this entry »

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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Sep 27

Vettel climbing all-time F1 winner’s list

Vettel also climbing F1 earnings list – report

2011-09-11 - Red Bull Racing - Italy - Sebastian Vettel 32011-09-24 - Red Bull Racing - Singapore - Sebastian Vettel 3During his meteoric 2011 season, double champion-elect Sebastian Vettel has quietly climbed the list of all time greats. Before the season began, the young German was 29th on the all-time winner’s list with his ten victories, alongside Gerhard Berger and James Hunt.

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Sep 21

50 ‘just a number’ as Buemi reaches milestone

Sebastien Buemi is not getting excited despite preparing to clock up a career milestone this weekend.

2011-08-28 - Scuderia Toro Rosso - Belgium - Sebastien Buemi  3 2011-07-24 - Scuderia Toro Rosso - Germany - Sebastien Buemi 6Blick newspaper points out that the 22-year-old Swiss, who debuted for his current team Toro Rosso as a teenager in 2009, will contest his fiftieth consecutive grand prix in Singapore. He will therefore draw level with Luca Badoer and move ahead of the career tallies of predecessors including Christian Klien and Derek Daly, and even race winner Jean-Pierre Jabouille as well as Mike Hailwood.

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Jun 20

NASCAR Canadian Tire Series Mosport Int’l Raceway preview

Mosport continues to challenge…track engrained in Canadian racing history

Nascar Canadian Tire SeriesMosport International RacewayMosport International Raceway has been a staple of Canadian motorsports since it opened in 1961 and one of the premier events on the NASCAR Canadian Tire Series schedule since its inception in 2007. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 21

Pierre Campana ready for Mille Miglia rally

The opening round of the Italian Rally Championship 

Frenchman Pierre Campana will compete on the Mille Miglia Rally in northern Italy this weekend: one of the most historic names in the history of the sport and the opening round of the Italian Rally Championship, as well as a round of the European Rally Championship and the second round of the Italian Rally Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 08

Stirling Moss in hospital after lift fall

“Amazingly he did not suffer any internal injuries”

photo: crash.net

photo: crash.net

1950s formula one great Sir Stirling Moss is in intensive care after a three-storey fall at his home in London. The 80-year-old Briton, who won 16 grands prix, is not in a life-threatening condition but has broken ankles, feet and vertebrae damage. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 26

Leventis & Verdon-Roe victorious at Goodwood

 Strakka Racing’s Nick Leventis polished off a remarkable season

With a debut win at the Goodwood Revival last weekend, securing victory with co-driver Bobby Verdon-Roe in the prestigious Lavant Cup. One of the headline events at the annual Revival, the Lavant Cup vies with the RAC Tourist Trophy for top honours. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 30

Moss doubts Donington to host British GP

Silverstone can cope with it, it’s greatly improved

Sir Stirling Moss, a great British racing driver of the 50s, is sceptical that Donington will actually take over from Silverstone in 2010 as the new annual host of the British grand prix.

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