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Formula One World Championship career
Active years 19511961
Teams Mercedes-Benz, Maserati, Vanwall, Rob Walker Cooper, Lotus, HWM
Races 67 (66 starts)
Championships 0
Wins 16
Podiums 24
Career points 185 914 (186 914)
Pole positions 16
Fastest laps 19

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.

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