Evening event: Stars & Cars, 2014
Tag Archive: Stirling Moss
Track set for upcoming Superstars series round on October 27, 28
The race os Sentul postponed to 2013
Passion, 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.
In motorsport, there are days when the stars simply seem to align and everything comes together perfectly.
Sunday 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…)
Honored 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.
Vettel also climbing F1 earnings list – report
During 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.
Sebastien Buemi is not getting excited despite preparing to clock up a career milestone this weekend.
Blick 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.
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.
“Amazingly he did not suffer any internal injuries”
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.
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.