Articles tagged Elliott

Page 46 of August 2006 archive issue thumbnail Page 46, August 2006

Lunch with... Sir Stirling Moss

Simon Taylor finds out that life for the man they used to call Mr Motor Racing is more hectic than ever. For him it’s a logical continuation of the racing career that ended 44 long years ago Photography: James Mitchell Sir Stirling Moss doesn’t eat lunch. At 76 years of age, he’s far too busy. By 7am each day he’s at his desk in his self-designed, high-tech house in Shepherd Street, Mayfair. Lady...

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Superior stock

One of the cars which General Motors brought to Goodwood was the Chevy Monte Carlo in which Darrell Waltrip won the 1985 Winston cup. It had stood in Talladega's Museum for 16 years, and is back there now, but in between Paul Fearnley had a good ol'blast in it Take a section of the Forth Railway Bridge, vibrant in red lead. Top it out in the GM, or Ford, bonnet, roof and bootlid of the day. Fill...

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A race to honour Dan

Monday night in Milton Keynes. Cold, dark, neon lights and roundabouts as far as the eye can see. Doesn’t sound too promising, does it? But it was an uplifting night. The motor racing community had come together to remember a friend. Last summer I spoke at length to Indy 500 winner Dan Wheldon. I liked him very much, found him to be open, thoughtful and honest. Along with a great many others, I...

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The Wartime Diaries of an RFC Officer

(continued from the January issue) In June 1918 X, the flying officer who kept these war-time diaries, returned to No. 1 Group as a Flight-Commander. He had just bought a Straker Squire and was also running the racing Coupe de L'Auto Sunbeam. Both cars were used for a run into Hunstanton from Newmarket that summer, after X had worked on the Straker Squire. X drove to Sedgeford aerodrome with his...

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