STIRLING MOSS

I rate Stirling Moss as my all-time favorite driver, which may seem a little odd since he never won a World Drivers Championship, never won at Le Mans, Daytona or Indianapolis. Perhaps even stranger still because he had his bad accident and retired a couple years before I think I was old enough to know who he was. However, over the years I have come to appreciate that during his career, Sir Stirling as he is now known, was in his day, the fastest man in anything with four wheels. Moss had a great talent in any type of racing car, in extracting the very best out of that car and usually being the fastest at it! The machinery may have broke in the process, but Stirling Moss always was out giving 110%, often finishing well ahead of everyone else. That is why I believe him to be the best racing driver ever!

The Jaguar Years 1950-1954
1951 Jaguar C-Type: Retired - Le Mans 1955 1952 Jaguar C-Type: Retired - Mille Miglia 1955 1953 Jaguar C-Type: 2nd place - Le Mans 1953

1951 Jaguar C-Type: 1st Place - Dundrod Tourist Trophy 1951 1954 Jaguar D-Type: Le Mans 1954 1959 Lister Jaguar Costin: Disqualified - Sebring 1959

Mercedes Benz - 1955
1955 Mercedes Benz W196 STR: Retired - Italian GP 1955 1955 Mercedes Benz W196 : 1st place - British GP 1955 1955 Mercedes Benz W196 STR: 9th place - GP Monoco 1955

1955 Mercedes Benz 300 SLR: Withdrawn - Le Mans 1955 1955 Mercedes Benz 300 SLR: 1st place - Mille Miglia 1955 1955 Mercedes Benz 300 SLR: 1st place - Targa Florio 1955

1955 Mercedes Benz 300 SLR: 1st Place - Dundrod Tourist Trophy 1955 Two of the best - Then, Now, Always! 1955 Mercedes Benz W196: 1st Place - British GP 1955

Vanwall, Aston Martin, Maserati, Jaguar, Porsche & Ferrari - 1956-1962
1956 Aston Martin DB3S: 2nd place - Le Mans 1956 1957 Vanwall 57: Retired - Italian GP 1958 1957 Vanwall 57: 5th place - German GP 1958

1958 Maserati 420M: 7th place - Monza 500 1958 1959 Cooper-Climax: 1st place - Italian GP - 1959 1960 Jaguar Mk2 3.8: 2nd place - Goodwood TT 1960

1960 Maserati Tipo 61: 1st place - Nurburgring 1000 km 1960 1960 Porsche 718/F2: 1st place - Zeltwig & Aintree 1960 1961 Ferrari 250GT SWB: 1st place - Goodwood Tourist Trophy 1961

1961 Sprinzel Sebring Sprite: 4th place - Sebring 4 Hr 1961 1961 Ferrari 250GT SWB: Retired - Le Mans 1961 1961 Ferrari 250GT Sperimentalle: 4th place - Daytona 3 Hr 1962

Sir Stirling Moss, OBE - Art & Photo Gallery
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