Stirling Was Great

As is well known, Stirling Moss’ first motorsport event was at Shelsley Walsh hillclimb in a Cooper 500. In 1948, as it still is today, Shelsley was one of the world’s great motorsport venues, so what better place to start such a career?

The Midland Automobile Club  has run the hill since 1905 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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