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British
17 September 1929 (91)
Damon Hill (17 September 1960)
Esteban Ocon (17 September 1996)

statistics

16 (23.9%)
24 (35.8%)
15 (22.4%)
0 (0%)
1st
11
67
66
186.5 (2.8 points per race avg)
30 (44.8%)
1951 Swiss Grand Prix
1961 United States Grand Prix

about Stirling Moss

Sir Stirling Craufurd Moss (born 17 September 1929) is a British former 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 third the other three.


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seasons

1951, 1952, 1953, 1954, 1955, 1956, 1957, 1958, 1959, 1960, 1961,

finishing positions

grid positions

teams & teammates

season teammate
1951 George Abecassis
HWM compare 1951
1952 Lance Macklin
Peter Collins
George Abecassis
Paul Frère
Roger Laurent
Tony Gaze
Yves Cabantous
Duncan Hamilton
Johnny Claes
Dries van der Lof
Dennis Poore
Eric Thompson
Ken Downing
Kenneth McAlpine
HWM compare 1952
1953 Kenneth McAlpine
Johnny Claes
Roy Salvadori
André Pilette
Prince Bira
Tony Rolt
Ian Stewart
Jack Fairman
Alan Brown
John Barber
Adolfo Cruz
Ken Wharton
Bob Gerard
Peter Whitehead
Tony Crook
Jimmy Stewart
Rodney Nuckey
Connaught compare 1953
1954 Carlos Menditeguy
Harry Schell
Luigi Musso
Juan Fangio
Toulo de Graffenried
Roberto Mieres
Prince Bira
Onofre Marimón
Jorge Daponte
Sergio Mantovani
Roy Salvadori
Luigi Villoresi
Alberto Ascari
Ken Wharton
Ron Flockhart
Louis Rosier
Giovanni de Riu
Paco Godia
Ottorino Volonterio
Maserati compare 1954
1955 Hans Herrmann
Juan Fangio
Karl Kling
André Simon
Piero Taruffi
Mercedes compare 1955
1956 Carlos Menditeguy
José Froilán González
Jean Behra
Mike Hawthorn
Gerino Gerini
Luigi Piotti
Chico Landi
Alberto Uria
Óscar González
Horace Gould
Louis Chiron
Cesare Perdisa
Louis Rosier
Paco Godia
Luigi Villoresi
André Simon
Hernando da Silva Ramos
Jack Brabham
Roy Salvadori
Bruce Halford
Umberto Maglioli
Harry Schell
Ottorino Volonterio
Jo Bonnier
Toulo de Graffenried
Maserati compare 1956
1957 Jo Bonnier
Carlos Menditeguy
Harry Schell
Jean Behra
Juan Fangio
Luigi Piotti
Masten Gregory
Hans Herrmann
Giorgio Scarlatti
Horace Gould
André Simon
Ivor Bueb
Bruce Halford
Paco Godia
Ottorino Volonterio
Tony Brooks
Roy Salvadori
Stuart Lewis-Evans
Maserati compare 1957
1958 Jack Brabham
Maurice Trintignant
Roy Salvadori
Ian Burgess
Bruce McLaren
Wolfgang Seidel
Tony Marsh
Brian Naylor
Christian Goethals
Dick Gibson
Jack Fairman
Robert La Caze
André Guelfi
François Picard
Tom Bridger
Tony Brooks
Stuart Lewis-Evans
Cooper compare 1958
1959 Jack Brabham
Bruce McLaren
Lucien Bianchi
Masten Gregory
Maurice Trintignant
Ivor Bueb
Alain de Changy
Jean Lucienbonnet
Trevor Taylor
Tim Parnell
Keith Greene
Henry Taylor
Jack Fairman
Mike Taylor
Peter Ashdown
Bill Moss
Giorgio Scarlatti
Harry Schell
Jo Bonnier
Ron Flockhart
Hans Herrmann
Cooper-Climax compare 1959
1960 Jack Brabham
Bruce McLaren
Maurice Trintignant
Harry Schell
Roy Salvadori
Tony Brooks
Chris Bristow
Bruce Halford
Carel Godin de Beaufort
Henry Taylor
Lucien Bianchi
Olivier Gendebien
Jack Fairman
Chuck Daigh
Lance Reventlow
Vic Wilson
Wolfgang Seidel
Piero Drogo
Arthur Owen
Phil Hill
Ron Flockhart
Innes Ireland
Alberto Rodriguez Larreta
Alan Stacey
John Surtees
Jim Clark
Mike Taylor
David Piper
Jim Hall
Cooper-Climax compare 1960
1961 Jim Clark
Innes Ireland
Cliff Allison
Michael May
Henry Taylor
Trevor Taylor
Ian Burgess
Lucien Bianchi
Willy Mairesse
Wolfgang Seidel
Tony Marsh
Juan Manuel Bordeu
Tony Maggs
Tim Parnell
Gerry Ashmore
Masten Gregory
Ernesto Prinoth
Jim Hall
Olivier Gendebien
Peter Ryan
Lloyd Ruby
Ken Miles
Lotus-Climax compare 1961

news

Moss died at the age of 90 in April, sparking an outpouring of tributes from across the motorsport world following his passing.<br>Moss finished as runner-up in the F1 world championship in 1955 with Mercedes, scoring victory from pole position in the British Grand Prix at Aintree. He would go on to finish second in the championship on three more occasions.<br>Through much of Moss' F1 career, he ...

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The late Moss may not instantly spring to mind on the topic of Bathurst heroes. Yet the legendary Brit holds his own special place in the history of Australia's Great Race, thanks to an unlikely appearance alongside Brabham in 1976.<br>That the two global stars even agreed to take part in the race was something quite remarkable.<br>Both were retired, Moss having barely turned a wheel since his ...

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I’ve always been ambivalent about the historic racing scene, because while it’s wonderful to see a gathering of legendary cars and drivers, and to see them in action, I worry about the competition side – that both the mechanical and the human are being put at unnecessary risk, each past their respective prime.<br>The old masters and other drivers long practiced in the art of racing exotica ...

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<br>Read Also:<br><br>Sir Stirling Moss dies aged 90<br><br><br>Having retired from public life a few years ago, the man widely known as 'Mr. Motor Racing' passed away peacefully at his London home.<br>Although Moss never won the Formula 1 world championship, it was his success in a variety of machinery – as well as his approach to the life of being a racing driver – that made him a hero to ...

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Some years ago, for a piece in Autosport magazine, I asked him what it had been like to drive a racing car around the streets of Monte Carlo at the time.<br>He replied: “You could tell who was fast around Monaco – he’d bring his car back with white sidewalls. They used to paint the kerbs, you see, and if you brushed against them, you’d get white sidewalls! Then you’d think: ‘Christ, he ...

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Between Juan Manuel Fangio’s retirement and Moss’s career-ending crash at Goodwood in 1962, he was the F1 benchmark. And he was the top sportscar performer for nearly a decade.<br>When picking out greatest drives, there are a number of different criteria we look at. Impressing in inferior machinery, great recovery drives and demonstrations of wet-weather prowess are among the sorts of races we ...

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Moss was widely regarded as one of the greatest drivers never to win the Formula 1 World Championship, finishing as runner-up four times in a career spanning 1951 to 1961. Moss scored 16 victories through his F1 career, as well as winning a number of other high-profile events, including the Mille Miglia. <br><br>Read Also:<br><br>Sir Stirling Moss dies aged 90<br>Why Stirling Moss was ‘Mr ...

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Renowned for being a driver who could take a car way past its ‘natural’ limits but contain its wayward behavior due to his own vast skillset, Moss paid the price for such pace in an era when mechanical reliability could never be taken for granted.<br>But when the car stayed together, his efforts were rewarded with many wins – 212 of 529 entered – and some of those victories are truly ...

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‘Mr Motor Racing’ as he became known was the benchmark driver in F1, sportscars and just about anything else he turned his hand to following the retirement of his great friend Juan Manuel Fangio in 1958. Even before that, it was clear that Moss was the driver that would soon take the legendary Argentinian’s place at the pinnacle of the sport. <br>After competing in trials and sprints, Moss ...

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Moss – widely renowned as the best driver never to win the Formula 1 World Championship and one of the most versatile racers of all time – maintained an active public role long after his professional driving career ended.But his health deteriorated since being admitted to hospital with a serious chest infection at the end of 2016, when he was aged 87. He was flown back to the UK after ...

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