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    Auctions: Stirling Moss-crashed 1956 Maserati 450S to be auctioned in Monaco
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    RM Auctions has some very special and expensive Italian sportscars of the 50s and 60s consigned for its auction in Monaco on May 10, but the one that currently carries the highest estimated value at between 4 and 5.5 million euros ($5.5 - $7.5 million) is a 1956 Maserati 450S with some very ...

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    Video: Why we love racing and racing drivers
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    The Racers starts off with a quote from legendary racecar driver Sir Stirling Moss: "There are two things no man will admit he cannot do well... Drive and make love." Whether that's true or not, it sets the tone of the video, to be sure, and is fitting for a film that romanticizes Formula One ...

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    Official: Aston Martin CC100 Speedster is a 180-mph centennial celebration [w/video]
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    Generally speaking, today's Aston Martin is known more for its beauty and power than for its minimalism or lightness. But that could change if it decides to produce a version of this CC100 Speedster concept, designed to celebrate the company's centenary. The V12-powered roadster is being ...

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    Followup: Sir Stirling Moss apologizes to Susie Wolff for slight against women drivers
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    Stop us if you've heard this one: public personality speaks his unfiltered mind in a public forum, one of his unfiltered comments makes people go "OMG did he really say that?!", the Internet shock-and-rehash machine goes dynamo, public personality issues an apology. You didn't stop us, but we'll ...

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    Report: Stirling Moss doubts whether women have the mental strength to race F1
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    In the latest episode of, "Do us a favor and keep your mouth shut," Stirling Moss has been quoted as saying that he believes women lack the mental fortitude to compete in Formula One. "I think they have the strength, but I don't know if they've got the mental aptitude to race hard, ...

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    Monterey: 2012 Pebble Beach Tour d'Elegance snakes its way down the California coast [w/video]
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    As much as we adore the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance, there's a lesser-known and considerably more entertaining portion of the show: the Tour d'Elegance. Where as the councours gives onlookers a chance to take in some of the world's most rare and valuable cars as the machines sit parked on ...

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    Report: 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO made for Stirling Moss becomes world's most expensive car
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    Bloomberg reports that a 1962 Ferrari GTO has been sold for $35 million, making it the most expensive car in the world. The record price eclipses the $32 million paid for a 1964 Ferrari 250 GTO back in February and the $30-34 million dished out for a 1936 Bugatti Type 57SC Atlantic back in ...

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    Video: Sir Stirling Moss talks about his Porsche history before running up the hill at Goodwood
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    Despite his predilection for British cars, Sir Stirling Moss has a name and career that can be attached to a few special race cars from other parts of the world. Among the most notable are his ties with Germany's Mercedes-Benz and Porsche. Moss was recently seen at the 2011 Goodwood Festival of ...

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    Official: Stirling Moss gives an Aston Martin Cygnet for his wife's birthday [UPDATE]
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    Wrapping your head around the cars that Sir Stirling Moss has driven over the course of the many decades in which he drove competitively would be a mind-boggling task. Regarded as the greatest Formula One driver never to win a World Championship, Moss won 212 out of the 529 races he entered, ...

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    Official: Sir Stirling Moss hangs up his driving gloves at age 81
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    Racing titan Stirling Moss has officially announced his retirement from racing at the tender young age of 81 years old. Moss was originally scheduled to race his 1961 Porsche RS61 in a Le Mans Legends race this weekend, but announced that he was leaving racing after an incident on track. That ...

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    Kanye West rolls up to AIDS benefit in Mercedes-McLaren SLR Stirling Moss
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    While we didn't exactly expect rapper Kanye West to show up to an AIDS charity gala in Cannes, France in something modest like an A-Class, we admit we didn't see a Mercedes-Benz McLaren SLR Stirling Moss coming. After all, while we're all for driving the limited-edition Mac over all of creation ...

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    Report: Stirling Moss falls down elevator shaft, breaks bones but OK
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    Sir Stirling Moss and his carbon fiber elevator – Click above to watch video after the jump
    Reports are flooding our inbox this morning that Sir Stirling Moss, one of the most decorated drivers in all of motorsport, was injured falling down a lift shaft in his London home. Moss reportedly ...

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    Book Review: Legendary Race Cars by Basem Wasef [w/VIDEO]
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    Maserati 8CM number 3011 from Legendary Race Cars - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Confused as to what to do with all the Barnes & Nobles and Amazon.com gift cards your in-laws pelted you with this Holiday season? Be confused no more! Legendary Race Cars is the book every pistonhead ...

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    2009 Goodwood Revival: Minis, Moss and More
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    2009 Goodwood Revival by Tim Brown - Click above for our high-res image gallery
    The Earl of March is our hero. There, we've said it. The guy took some of his substantial inheritance and decided to do something charitable for the public with it. He had the old Goodwood Motor Circuit cleaned up ...

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    Mr. Bean to make first 'live' appearance at Goodwood Revival to honor Mini turning 50
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    You like Minis? Comedy? All things British? Well mark your calendars for September 18-20, as comedian Rowan Atkinson will be appearing in character as the bungling Mr. Bean during the UK's Goodwood Revival. Not only that, but to celebrate 50 years of Mini, Mr. Bean will be driving his pea-green and ...

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    VIDEO: Sir Stirling's House in London, complete with carbon fiber elevator
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    Sir Stirling Moss' carbon fiber elevator – Click above to watch video after the jump
    F1 drivers tend to accumulate a great deal of money over the course of their careers, and few have had careers quite as distinguished as Sir Stirling Moss. Over the course of only ten years in professional ...

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    SLR Stirling Moss won't be offered in North America (w/VIDEO)
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    Click above for a high-res gallery of the Mercedes-Benz McLaren SLR Stirling Moss
    With the exhibitors' roster for the upcoming 2009 Detroit Auto Show dwindling, you'd think that any cars being unveiled there might actually, you know, be available in North America. But according to reports, you'd ...

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    Officially Official: McLaren SLR Stirling Moss to bow in Detroit
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    Click above for high-res image gallery of the Mercedes-Benz McLaren SLR Sterling Moss
    Things got just a bit brighter for the Detroit Auto Show. Mercedes-Benz will officially unveil what will surely be one of the most attention-grabbing cars in Cobo Hall, the 2009 McLaren SLR Stirling Moss. The ...

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    Rumormill: Mercedes-Benz SLR Stirling Moss roadster
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    Click above for a gallery of the Mercedes-Benz McLaren SLR Stirling MossWe've seen quite a few spy photos of a lightweight speedster variant of the McLaren SLR supercar, but up until now we didn't know exactly what Mercedes-Benz had in store for us. Thanks to Dutch magazine AutoVisie and a ...

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    Renntech does up the Merc McLaren SLR 722
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    We know that Mercedes used the SLR 722 badge on the SLR McLaren 722 Edition to honor the 1955 Mille Miglia-winning Mercedes-Benz 300SLR of Stirling Moss and Denis Jenkinson, but still. That car, wearing a big "722" on the doors, which indicated their 7:22am start time, managed to beat the favored ...

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