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17 September 2017
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Today, the 17th September 2017, marks Stirling's 88th birthday. On behalf of everyone who visits the website, we would like to wish him many happy returns of the day! Embed from Getty Imageswindow.gie=window.gie||function(c){(gie.q=gie.q||[]).push(c)};gie(function(){gie.widgets.load({id:'fuezt-rSRhhnG_hPNiLjhg',sig:'...
8 September 2017
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The 2017 Goodwood Revival Live stream will be broadcast over the weekend and repeated overnight. Enjoy the romance and glamour of motor racing as it used to be. The Revival is the only historic race meeting to be staged entirely in period dress and is a return to the halcyon days of Goodwood as the spiritual home of British motor racing. It is an...
7 September 2017
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The 1952 Daily Mail BRDC International Trophy programme includes a race for Production Touring Cars, essentially the forerunner to modern touring car racing. Stirling, driving the #30 works Jaguar Mk.VII, qualified the car second on the grid behind Ken Wharton in the #23 2.6 litre Healey. The race began with a Le Mans style start, which saw...
6 September 2017
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The St Mary’s Trophy is always a popular race at the Goodwood Revival, and this year it is the turn of 1950s saloons to do battle. The sight of familiar saloon cars dicing for position never gets old – quaint looking family cars bedecked in chrome being driven as hard as they will go around Goodwood’s famous 2.4 mile circuit will...
6 September 2017
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Motor Racing Legends is gearing up for a spectacular line-up of cars for the combined Stirling Moss Trophy and Royal Automobile Club Woodcote Trophy race at the forthcoming Spa Six Hour event, across the weekend of 15th to 17th September 2017. A packed grid of 50s sports cars will be out for the 61-minute race scheduled for Saturday afternoon at...
3 September 2017
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Stirling and Susie were very sad to hear that Charles Henry Gordon-Lennox, tenth Duke of Richmond, Lennox, Aubigny and fifth Duke of Gordon, styled Lord Settrington until 1935 and the Earl of March and Kinrara between 1935 and 1989, had died peacefully at Goodwood House at the age of 87. The son of Frederick Gordon-Lennox, 9th Duke of Richmond,...
1 September 2017
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The first Formula 1 world championship grand prix victory for a British car will be marked at the 2017 Goodwood Revival next weekend. A celebration of the 1957 British Grand Prix-winning Vanwall, which was driven by Sir Stirlingny and Tony Brooks, will take place during the three-day meeting to mark the 60th anniversary of the Aintree race. A...
10 August 2017
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The 500cc race that Stirling had entered his #5 Cooper-JAP 500 Mk.II in preceded the first ever British Grand Prix held at Silverstone on 2nd October 1948, won that year by Italian Luigi Villoresi in a Maserati 4CLT/48, and often cited as the first British Grand Prix of the modern era. The race meeting marked the opening of the Silverstone Circuit...