'He will miss our conversations': Lewis Hamilton mourns the disappearance of Stirling Moss
NEW DELHI: Six times Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton on Sunday he condemned the disappearance of Sir Stirling Moss And he said that he will always miss the conversations he had with the legend.
Sir Stirling Moss passed away at the age of 90 earlier on Sunday.
Today we say goodbye to Sir Stirling Moss, the careers legend. I will certainly miss our conversations. I am truly grateful to have had these special moments with him. Sending my prayers and thoughts to his family. Rest in peace, Hamilton tweeted.
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Today we say goodbye to Sir Stirling Moss , the careers legend. I certainly will miss our conversations. I am truly g… https://t.co/CyPbAiowGM - Lewis Hamilton (@LewisHamilton) 1586697723000
Often referred to as the best driver to ever win the world championship, Moss participated in 66 Grand Prixes from 1951 to 1961, driving for people like Vanwall, Maserati, and Mercedes, where he formed a mercilessly and ruthlessly effective partnership with the main driver. Juan Manuel Fangio .
In his 10-year stint on the tracks, Moss had 16 victories, some of which are among the truly iconic drives in the history of the sport: his 1961 victories in Monaco and Germany in particular often stood as classics of all. time.
Moss won the 1955 Mille Miglia on public roads for Mercedes at an average speed of close to 100 mph, while also competing in rallies and attempts at ground speed.
Following an enforced retirement from careers (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.