News in brief, August 2006
If after reading our Lunch with Stirling Moss feature (p46) you fancy hearing the man himself talk, he is the guest speaker at a glamorous evening at London’s Hurlingham Club on July 13. It is part of a series of events called Salon Privé, a display of supercars and luxury cars which runs from July 11-14.
Stirling Moss and Tony Dron drove a special edition CAV GT as pace car for the Le Mans Legends races at the 24 Hours. It is part of a 10-car run of the GT40 MkII re-creation built to celebrate the 40th anniversary of Ford’s first Le Mans win.
You could be heroes
HERO will run a tour and competitive trial in celebration of the 1900 1000-Mile Trial from October 1. Pre-1982 cars will be eligible for the event which starts in London and follows the original route as far as current roads allow. www.hero.org.uk.
The unique Rolls-Royce-powered 1963 Andrews Marina Special (below) is expected to race for the first time in 40 years at Goodwood, in the hands of new owner Simon Ashworth.