Stirling Moss: The Definitive Biography Volume 1

byPhilip Porter

Hardcover | November 16, 2016

Stirling Moss: The Definitive Biography Volume 1 by Philip Porter
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Volume 1 of this all inclusive biography of the legendary Striling Moss covers his early life and career.

Starting as a youth with incredible skill, young Stirling Moss quickly caught the eye when racing the 500cc cars invented just after the WWII. He soon ventured abroad and was laughed at for his tiny car - until he beat them.

He became the British Champion at 21, something most drivers achieve in their 30's, 40's, or even 50's. Patriotically, Moss insisted on driving British cars, even when outmatched by more powerful, foreign vehicles. He often won.

Admirable patriotism nearly ruined his promising career until he was forced to compromise, and quickly revived his career; showing he could beat the very best at the highest levels.

In the final year covered by Vol 1, he won his first Grand Prix and such sports car classics as the Tourist Trophy, the Targa Florio, all amazing achievements, but Moss winning the Mille Miglia has gone down as one of the greatest feats in all sport.
Philip Porterhas written about 30 motoring books, twice winning the Montagu Trophy for best motoring book of the year. A lifelong motor racing enthusiast, that enthusiasm was largely fired by Stirling Moss. Like so many young boys in the fifties, he was Philip's absolute hero. As a consequence, Philip began successfully competing in mo...
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Title:Stirling Moss: The Definitive Biography Volume 1Format:HardcoverProduct dimensions:672 pages, 9.75 X 7.25 X 2.25 inShipping dimensions:672 pages, 9.75 X 7.25 X 2.25 inPublished:November 16, 2016Publisher:Porter PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1907085335

ISBN - 13:9781907085338

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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