Published to mark the 80th birthday of Sir Stirling Moss OBE, this important book tells the story of each of the 529 races in which he took part, from the start of his racing life in 1947 to his career-ending crash at Goodwood in 1962. Told in Sir Stirling's own words, this book is packed with detail and anecdote, supported by a wealth of photographs - many previously unpublished - that show all the greatest moments and the extraordinary variety of cars he drove. This will be a book to treasure.
Illustration: COLOUR THROUGHOUT
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Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP
Publication date: 01/07/2009
Country of publication: UNITED KINGDOM
Weight: 1728 g
Dimensions: 400mm X 300mm
Every race covered in detail - plus hillclimbs, rallies and record-breaking. Told with superb clarity and recall, whether a minor 'clubbie' (such as his first race at Brough in Yorkshire) or a major international (such as the 1955 Mille Miglia in Italy). Lavish illustration of every type of car, all the important victories, and races from every part of the globe. Packed with fascinating detail and anecdote, including numerous nuggets of new material that will delight fans. Every race entry is accompanied by detailed data to complete a unique record of a unique sportsman's career.
This book is the result of collaboration between Sir Stirling Moss OBE and Alan Henry, a highly experienced Formula 1 journalist who reports for The Guardian, Autocar and F1 Racing as well as being the long-time editor of Autocourse. Moss and Henry live in London and Essex respectively.