Stirling Moss Wins Moroccan Prix 1958

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    Ain Diab Circuit, Morocco

    Race in progress, start of race. LS. CU. King Mohammed and party seated in stand. Panning shot of crowd. Two shots race in progress. GV. Pits. High angle shot panning with cars along the straight to r. hand bend. CU. Drawing of racing car, artist sketching race. GV. Cars cornering, taken through straw bales. Various shots of race in progress. GV. Cars passing. GV. Winner passing line, Stirling Moss in Vanwall No.8. Various shots, Hawthorn, Stirling Moss and King Mohammed V. (F.G.)

    Note: Recently-independent Morocco established its own international identity and applied for a World Championship race on the Ain Diab circuit, a very fast road circuit near Casablanca. Moss's victory was not enough to win him the World title but England celebrated Mike Hawthorn becoming its first World Champion.

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    01:21:09:00 / 01:22:58:00
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    Morocco 1930s - 1940s Stirling Moss Stirling Moss Racing Stirling Moss Part 2 Stirling Moss Part 1 Mike Hawthorn
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  • Event was held on October 19 1958.

    jamied 19th Feb 2012

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