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Sir Stirling Moss, 1959
A couple of years ago we were lucky enough to spend a few hours in the company of Sir Sterling Moss. We had a great afternoon with the knight of the road in his sunny Mayfair mews house. You can read the interview here.
Stumbling across this great video this morning, which focusses on 1959’s Portuguese Grand Prix (Stirling’s first win of that season) we thought we’d share the pics Paul photographer Paul O’Connor got while we were there.
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We can’t get enough of this sort of beautiful home made kodakchrome – makes us think that it this, as some are claiming, is a new golden age of Formula 1 – wouldn’t it look so much cooler if the capture was on lovely saturated film rather than super hi-res digital image?
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