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1955a MERCEDES-BENZ W196, AINTREE, UK F1 Cover signed Michael MacDowel 1
MotorsportMemorabilia 1955 Grand Prix commemorative cover signed MICHAEL MacDOWEL

Probably won of the most famous pictures in British racing history was the basis for Cover No 6, showing Stirling Moss overtaking Juan Manuel Fangio to take the lead and then win the 1955 British GP at Aintree. Fangio went on to win his third F1 World Championship title and Moss was runner up for the season.

A special version of the cover has been signed by MICHAEL MacDOWEL, although his F1 experience was limited to a race shared by Jack Brabham, he won 10 races in Lotus sports cars and drove for the Cooper Works Team, in the 50s. He later drove a Brabham-Repco on hill climbs to gain the RAC Championship in 1973 and 1974; currently he is a director of the British Racing Drivers' Club.