Stirling MOSS

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1929-09-17
Education Haileybury and ISC
Books & Publications
Recreations historic motor racing, cruising, work, model making, designing
Clubs Br Racing Drivers', Br Automobile Racing, Br Racing and Sports Car, Road Racing Drivers of America, 200mph, RAC, International des Anciens Pilotes des Grand Prix; chm or pres of 36 motoring clubs
Style Sir Stirling Moss, OBE
Career racing driver 1947-62; learnt to drive aged 6, built own Cooper-Alta 1953, Br Nat Champion 1950-52, 1954-59 and 1961; winner: Tourist Trophy 1950-51, 1955 and 1958-61, Coupe des Alpes 1952-54, Alpine Gold Cup 1954, Italian Mille Miglia 1955 (only Englishman to win); competed in 529 races, rallies, sprints, land speed records and endurance runs, completed 387 and won 211; Grand Prix and successes incl: Targa Florio 1955, Br 1955 and 1957, Italian 1956-57 and 1959, NZ 1956 and 1959, Monaco 1956 and 1960-61, Leguna Seca 1960-61, US 1959-60, Aust 1956, Bari 1956, Pesara 1957, Swedish 1957, Dutch 1958, Argentinian 1958, Moroccan 1958, Buenos Aires 1958, Melbourne 1958, Villareal 1958, Caen 1958, Portuguese 1959, South African 1960, Cuban 1960, Austrian 1960, Cape Town 1960, Watkins Glen 1960, German 1961, Modena 1961; Driver of the Year 1954 and 1961, holder of 1500cc World speed record driving MG EX181 at 240mph; md Stirling Moss Ltd; dir: Designs Unlimited Ltd, SM Design & Interior Decorating Co; former dir of racing Johnson's Wax; judge: Miss World (4 times), Miss Universe 1974; former demonstrator Dunlop Rubber Co (travelled across India and Malaysia); conslt incl work for: Ferodo Opel Germany and Chrysler Aust; has given numerous lecture tours across US and in UK, NZ, Aust and Hong Kong
Food and drink etiquette

Food and drink etiquette

Debrett's notebooks

Debrett's notebooks

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