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Bill Moss, F1 driver


4 September 1933
13 January 2010 (76)
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about Bill Moss

Bill Moss (born 4 September 1933 in Luton, Bedfordshire, died 13 January 2010) was a British racing driver from England.

Moss entered one World Championship Formula One race, the 1959 British Grand Prix, with his United Racing Stable Cooper T51, a Formula 2 car, and failed to qualify. Moss was British Formula Junior Champion in 1961.

He is not related to Stirling Moss, winner of 16 Grands Prix.

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1959 Jack Brabham
Maurice Trintignant
Bruce McLaren
Stirling Moss
Masten Gregory
Ivor Bueb
Alain de Changy
Lucien Bianchi
Jean Lucienbonnet
Henry Taylor
Peter Ashdown
Jack Fairman
Mike Taylor
Keith Greene
Trevor Taylor
Tim Parnell
Giorgio Scarlatti
Harry Schell
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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.
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Moss died at the age of 90 in April, sparking an outpouring of tributes from across the motorsport world following his passing.
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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.
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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.?

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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.?
After competing in trials and sprints, Moss ...

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