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Stirling Moss passes Piero Carini on the run down to the Futa Pass during the 1955 Mille Miglia, having made up eight minutes on the Italian’s 3-litre 4-cylinder Ferrari 750 Monza.  Moss’ virtuoso performance to take perhaps his greatest victory was a combination of his skill, the ruggedness of the Mercedes 300SLR and the bravery of his passenger Denis Jenkinson.  ‘Jenks’ had been a conscientious objector during the war but any accusation of cowardice would be wide of the mark;  he rode sidecars for Eric Oliver to take the World Championship in 1949 before taking up writing full time becoming, simply, ‘DSJ’ to thousands of readers who hung on his every word in the pages of Motor Sport.  His June ‘55 report  – With Moss In The Mille Miglia –recounted, first hand, his experience of the maestro at work.  In fact, Jenks made a significant contribution to victory, battling motion sickness and losing a pair of spectacles to the constant buffeting of the wind at 175 miles per hour, he guided Moss throughout by reading from a roll of paper encased in aluminium on which the pair had recorded hazards and details of the 1,000 mile route.  There were few braver than Denis Sargent Jenkinson...  


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