Stirling Moss facts for kids
Stirling Moss at Copenhagen Airport, 1958
17 September 1929|
West Kensington, London, England
|Died||12 April 2020
Mayfair, London, England
|Formula One World Championship career|
|Teams||Mercedes-Benz, Maserati, Vanwall, Rob Walker Cooper, Lotus, HWM|
|Entries||67 (66 starts)|
|Career points||185 9⁄14 (186 9⁄14)|
|First entry||1951 Swiss Grand Prix|
|First win||1955 British Grand Prix|
|Last win||1961 German Grand Prix|
|Last entry||1961 United States Grand Prix|
Sir Stirling Craufurd Moss, OBE (17 September 1929 – 12 April 2020) was a British Formula One racing driver. An inductee into the International Motorsports Hall of Fame, he won 212 of the 529 races he entered across several categories of competition and has been described as "the greatest driver never to win the World Championship". In a seven-year span between 1955 and 1961 Moss finished as championship runner-up four times and in third place the other three times.
He died in London on 12 April 2020 at the age of 90.
Images for kids
Moss in his winning Lotus-Climax at the 1961 German Grand Prix.
Sir Stirling Moss demonstrating a Mercedes-Benz 300 SLR at the Nürburgring in 1977
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