Stirling Moss articles on F1 Fanatic archive
Hello to Sir Stirling Moss 5th May 2008, 7:00
I’m meeting Sir Stirling Moss on Wednesday for the first time for an interview for my motorsport column Trackside over at Autotrader.co.uk. I don’t mind admitting I’m a little bit nervous about meeting one of Britain’s greatest racing drivers. Words and phrases like “legend” and “national institution” are bandied around too freely, but all the […]
Malaysian Grand Prix Facts and Stats 24th March 2008, 9:00
Kimi Raikkonen matched Stirling Moss’s victory record with his Malaysian Grand Prix win. Here’s a round-up of the statistics from yesterday’s race – post your findings in the comments below…
Brazilian GP 2007 facts & stats 22nd October 2007, 9:00
Kimi Raikkonen won his first title – and Lewis Hamilton joined the bitter collection of drivers to lose the championship lead in the final round. Plus another former F1 driver’s son made his F1 debut, and all the other interesting statistics from the Brazilian Grand Prix.
History repeating: F1’s three-way title deciders 9th October 2007, 9:00
Three drivers will go into the last race of the season still able to win the championship. It’s the first time this has happened since 1986.
“Fangio: The Life behind the Legend” (Gerald Donaldson, 2003) 30th September 2007, 7:00
Five world championships, 24 wins from 51 starts – benchmarks that for decades the Formula 1 fraternity thought un-surpassable. They have been beaten now, but his victory strike rate and sheer total of championships won – second only to Michael Schumacher – will remain etched in the pages of history. But anyone who came to […]
“Champion: Fangio” (DVD, 2002) 9th September 2007, 7:00
It’s fifty years since Juan Manuel Fangio won his fifth and final world championship. It took until 2003 for Michael Schumacher to surpass his haul of championship victories. He may have raced at the dawn of the world championship but a fair amount of footage of the great Argentinian’s career does exist. Plenty of which […]
Essential & cheap summer reads for F1 fans 1st August 2007, 10:00
The three-week summer break follows the next Grand Prix in Hungary. If you’re heading off on holiday a stack of summer paperbacks is essential for those long days at the beach. Here’s a selection of five of my favourites from biographies to general topics. Plus you can pick them up at bargain prices from F1Fanatic’s […]
Ten of the best… British Grands Prix 6th July 2007, 7:00
The British Grand Prix is one of only two races to have held a round of the world championship every year since the series started. So it must have held a few decent races in 57 years? Damn right. Here’s ten of the best:
Grand Prix stamps 30th June 2007, 10:00
The Royal Mail is issuing six Grand Prix stamps to celebrate one hundred years of UK motorsport and the 50th anniversary of Stirling Moss winning the British Grand Prix. The six stamps feature Moss’s 1957 Vanwall, Graham Hill’s 1962 BRM P57, Jim Clark’s 1963 Lotus 25 Climax, Jackie Stewart’s 1973 Tyrrell 006/2, James Hunt’s 1976 […]
Ten of the best… early Grand Prix winners 21st June 2007, 10:00
Which ten drivers scored their first Grand Prix win right at the start of their careers? Lewis Hamilton scored his first race win at his sixth attempt last week. Find out how many others beat him to it – including the first ever to win for Ferrari.