Stirling Moss

Sir Stirling Craufurd Moss OBE (born 17 September 1929 in London[1]) is an English retired racing driver. His success in a variety of categories placed him among the world's elite – he is often called "the greatest driver never to win the World Championship".[2] In 1957 he won the Pescara Grand Prix. Moss was knighted in 1999.[1]

In December 2016, Moss was hospitalized in Singapore with a serious chest infection.[3] As a result, Moss announced his retirement from public life in January 2018.[4]


  1. 1.0 1.1 "Stirling Moss - Biography on Bio". The Biography Channel (UK). Retrieved 26 January 2013.
  2. "Sir Stirling Moss: "the greatest driver never to win the World Championship"". Motor Sports Magazine. Retrieved 26 January 2013.
  3. "Sir Stirling Moss: Motor racing legend 'stable' in hospital with chest infection". BBC Sport. 14 January 2017. Retrieved 19 January 2017.
  4. Benson, Andrew (19 January 2018). "Sir Stirling Moss to retire from public life after illness". Retrieved 20 January 2018.