Sir Stirling Moss Joins Race Retro’s 10th Anniversary Line Up

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Sir Stirling MossSir Stirling Moss is the latest motor racing legend to join the line up of famous faces joining Race Retro, the international historic motorsport show, to celebrate its tenth anniversary when it returns to Stoneleigh Park, Warwickshire from Friday 22nd to Sunday 24th February 2013. Appearing on Saturday 23rd February, Sir Stirling is one of the most iconic names in British motorsport, loved by fans of all ages and arguably the greatest all-round racing driver of all time. His professional career began at the age of 18 in 1948, winning his first race in a Cooper Jap 500cc at Brough Aerodrome. He would go on to win a staggering 212 races, including 16 Grand Prix wins. His first GP win was the 1955 British Grand Prix, and during ten years in F1, Sir Stirling drove for Mercedes Benz, Maserati, Vanwall, Cooper and Race Retro’s chosen marque for 2013 – Lotus. Although he retired from professional racing in 1962, Sir Stirling is as present now in motorsport as he was back then and Race Retro is delighted to have such a motorsport great attend its tenth anniversary celebrations. Sir Stirling will appear on the live interview stage for Q&A sessions as well as signing autographs and memorabilia for fans attending. He will share the stage with another iconic name in motorsport, former F1 commentator Murray Walker, who appears on Saturday and Sunday. As well as the live interview stage with its special guests, motorsport fans can enjoy a stunning array of racing and rallying cars, high octane live action demonstrations, rare motorcycles, Silverstone Auctions’ racing and classic sale, hundreds of traders and even get behind the wheel for a drive in a fully prepared rally car. Adult tickets for Race Retro, sponsored by Peter James Insurance and HERO, start at £20 in advance with children’s tickets at £5 for Friday and Saturday and free on Sunday. Car parking is free and has been moved to a hard surface area nearer to the halls. The show is open from 9.30am each day and closes at 5.30pm on Friday and Saturday and 4.30pm on Sunday.Tags:,