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Stirling Moss 85 today

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I was reminded today of the birthday, his 85th, of Stirling Moss, I was fortunate being of a certain age enough to see Stirling in action whilst still young what I saw left a memory of the greatest driver this country has produced.

If you are someone who wants multiple world championships to back up a claim like that, then I can’t oblige, I make that statement on what I saw what he could do with a car that was so much better than his contemporaries.

No one can claim that XY or Z is the best of all time in any sport as there are to many variables to consider, but I never saw the equal of Moss, he is the only driver I have ever seen who could take yards out of a rival actually going round a corner, not into it, not on exit but sheer cornering speed in often inferior machinery I have never seen anyone capable of that on that scale.…

Is this Cliff Richard?

I don’t believe a word of this scurrilous set of allegations, with no documentation offered as proof beyond quick, blurred, far-off shots, below and a naff musical track blasting over it:

No, this is the Cliff we all know, remember and love:

Let’s remember Jimmy and Cliff for all the good they did – after all, the Young Ones would have been nothing without Cliff.…