As is well known, Stirling Moss’ first motorsport event was at Shelsley Walsh hillclimb in a Cooper 500. In 1948, and still today, Shelsley is one of the world’s great motorsport venues, so what better place to start such a career?
The Midland Automobile Club has always run the hill and recently published in its MAC News a fine tribute to Stirling with an emphasis on his ‘air-cooled years’. With the club’s kind permission, here it is complete with his 1948 entry from its archives:
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Sorry the page images are no good. They were ok when I first posted them.
Think I fixed it! All you have to do to read the text is zoom in your browser to 150 to 200% and all should be clear.