Stirling Moss: Race of my life

Stirling Moss: Race of my life

Given that he won over 200 races in his motorsport career, it's no surprise that STIRLING MOSS had to think hard before selecting a gruelling grand prix as his best drive

Monaco GP, May 14 1961

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It is difficult for me to choose between the 1955 Mille Miglia and the 1961 Monaco Grand Prix as the 'race of my life', but I would have to go for Monaco '61.

It was a 100-lap race, it took over two and a half hours, and there were lots of very fast drivers: [Jim] Clark was there, Dan Gurney, the two Hills [Phil and Graham].

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