Stirling Crauford Moss raced professionally 497 times until his near fatal crash in 1962. At the end of his racing career, he was the most famous Briton ¿ no celebrity has approached the national adulation that Moss received. In this book, Robert Edwards wonderfully recounts the life of this extraordinarily gifted and competitive man. His tally of wins was proportionally higher than any other driver¿s, ever, by a wide margin. From his first race in 1948 to his last heady days of the early sixties and beyond, his life and career are recalled in great detail, revealing many amazing stories never told before.Über den Autor:
Sir Stirling Moss OBE is arguably the greatest all-round racing driver of all time and a true icon of the motor-racing world. Known during his career as 'Mr Motor Racing' he became a professional driver in 1948, at the age of 18, racing a Cooper 500. For four years he finished runner-up in the Formula 1 Drivers World Championship. His sportsmanship at the Portuguese GP allowed Mike Hawthorn to win the 1958 Championship title by half a point at his expense. He raced 107 different types of car, across all classes of motor sport, during his remarkable career.
After 20 years as a City and Wall Street analyst and trader, Robert Edwards wrote his first book on a private passion: Aston Martin cars. Since then he has written many books in the field of motor racing including ARCHIE AND THE LISTERS, voted both book of the year and of the decade by the motoring press. He is a regular contributor to MOTOR SPORT and the DAILY TELEGRAPH.
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