'Will miss our conversations': Lewis Hamilton condoles demise of Stirling Moss

Sir Stirling Moss passed away at the age of 90 earlier today.
By : ANI
| Updated on: 12 Apr 2020, 08:47 PM
Lewis Hamilton, Image Courtesy: Mercedes AMG Petronas
Lewis Hamilton, Image Courtesy: Mercedes AMG Petronas
Lewis Hamilton, Image Courtesy: Mercedes AMG Petronas
Lewis Hamilton, Image Courtesy: Mercedes AMG Petronas

Six-time Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton on Sunday condoled the demise of Sir Stirling Moss and said he will forever miss the conversations he had with the legend.

Sir Stirling Moss passed away at the age of 90 earlier today.

"Today we say goodbye to Sir Stirling Moss, the racing legend. I certainly will miss our conversations. I am truly grateful to have had these special moments with him. Sending my prayers and thoughts to his family. May he rest in peace," Hamilton tweeted.

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Often referred to as the greatest driver never to win the world championship, Moss contested 66 Grands Prix from 1951 to 1961, driving for the likes of Vanwall, Maserati, and Mercedes, where he famously formed a contented and ruthlessly effective partnership with lead driver Juan Manuel Fangio.

In his 10-year-long stint at the tracks, Moss took 16 wins, some of which rank among the truly iconic drives in the sport's history - his 1961 victories in Monaco and Germany in particular often held up as all-time classics.

Moss won the 1955 Mille Miglia on public roads for Mercedes at an average speed of close to 100mph, while he also competed in rallies and land-speed attempts.

Following an enforced retirement from racing (barring a brief comeback in saloon cars in the 1980s) after a major crash at Goodwood in 1962, Moss maintained a presence in Formula 1 as both a sports correspondent and an interested observer, before retiring from public life in January of 2018.

First Published Date: 12 Apr 2020, 08:47 PM IST
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