Dan Gurney & Stirling Moss signed Maserati Birdcage
Dan Gurney & Stirling Moss signed Maserati 'Birdcage' Camoradi USA Racing Team, winner 1000kms Nürburgring 1960, 1/18 Minichamps, mint boxed, supplied cased with COA.
A massive total of 85 racing cars were registered for this event, of which 73 arrived for practice and 67 started the long distance race on the 14.174 mile German circuit. David Brown won the event in 1957 and again in 1958 and 1959 but had withdrawn from Sports Car racing, leaving its lead driver, Stirling Moss without a works drive. He hope to complete his hat-trick of race wins on the Nordschleife, laid with the American outfit, Camoradi USA with their Maserati Tipo 61.
As for the race, victory went to the Maserati Tipo 61 of Moss and Gurney, gaining the Englishman his third win in a row in the mountains. The winning partnership, won in a time of 7hr 31:40.5 mins., averaging a speed of 82.843 mph.
This double-signed 1/18 Minichamps is rare and superbly modelled, supplied cased, boxed with COA.