Tributes for Sir Stirling Moss has been pouring in from across communities whether motor racing or any other for the F1 legend who sadly passed away on Sunday.
Since his unfortunate passing on Sunday – April 12 – tributes for the Sir Moss have been pouring in from members of the family of motorsport, F1 and across communities of people. These have come in many forms, but all have been heartwarming.
Some came from teams, F1 themselves, and many, from figures of the sport like drivers, pundits, retired folks along with Hollywood star and other personalities. Here’s some of what’s been said, performed, or edited together in tribute of the racing legend:
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🙏🏾 pic.twitter.com/SDUAqxENHk
— Lewis Hamilton (@LewisHamilton) April 12, 2020
— Patrick Stewart (@SirPatStew) April 12, 2020
I am very saddened to hear the passing of Sir Stirling Moss. He privately supported me over many years and was an amazing driver in his time, he will be greatly missed. My thoughts are with his family and all that had the pleasure of knowing him #RIP 🙏🏾 pic.twitter.com/xYEnE9Ak0f
— Frank Bruno MBE 🇬🇧 (@frankbrunoboxer) April 12, 2020
RIP Sir Stirling Moss. A mighty racer and gentleman. He had a press on style on the track and in life. Remarkable man. Survived the most dangerous era of motorsport and died today aged 90. He had such great stories to tell, and it was a privilege to know him. 😢
— Martin Brundle (@MBrundleF1) April 12, 2020
Aston Martin is sad to record the passing of one of Britain’s greatest racing drivers, Sir Stirling Moss.
A legendary sportsman and gentleman, our thoughts go to Lady Moss, his family and his many fans worldwide. pic.twitter.com/HnypW4E7Wc
— Aston Martin Racing (@AMR_Official) April 12, 2020
In memory of Sir Stirling Moss, the greatest Englishman to ever drive a #Maserati.
Audacious, devoted, skilful, and fierce: a true gentleman that embodied the true spirit of racing.
He will always be part of our family.
It's a spirit that will stay with us. pic.twitter.com/DGvHPGtycS
— Maserati (@Maserati_HQ) April 12, 2020
It was always an honour to meet this gentleman at home and events…a true racer…old school and a gent…RIP one of the greatest racers, Sir Stirling Moss pic.twitter.com/zpJ3RJW8VN
— James Martin (@jamesmartinchef) April 12, 2020
RIP Sir Stirling Moss.
Only had the pleasure of meeting him briefly a couple of times but even that was enough to understand why he was so highly respected.
My thoughts are with his family.
— George Russell (@GeorgeRussell63) April 12, 2020
All at McLaren mourn the passing of a legend of our sport, Sir Stirling Moss. A prodigious competitor, supremely talented racer, and consummate gentleman, he leaves an indelible mark of greatness on the history of international motorsport. Our condolences to his family. pic.twitter.com/c3vdzTuFgN
— McLaren (@McLarenF1) April 12, 2020
RIP Sir Stirling. A true legend and a wonderful person. To Scuderia Ferrari, he was a formidable opponent.
Our thoughts are with his wife, family and friends. pic.twitter.com/MbshEwJuxq
— Scuderia Ferrari (@ScuderiaFerrari) April 12, 2020
Sad to hear the news today about the legendary Sir Stirling Moss, RIP. pic.twitter.com/9M4pIMvwaY
— lotuscars (@lotuscars) April 12, 2020
Please send us all your best pictures and memories of Sir Stirling Moss, and we'll collate them on GRR pic.twitter.com/OicIGSUpwE
— Goodwood Road&Racing (@GoodwoodRRC) April 12, 2020
RIP, Sir Stirling Moss. ❤️
A true sporting legend.
Our condolences to his family and loved ones. pic.twitter.com/SsU2mTUpde
— Alfa Romeo Racing ORLEN (@alfaromeoracing) April 12, 2020
Wonderful Sir Stirling Moss. RIP pic.twitter.com/c3gio1L8gC
— Mario Andretti (@MarioAndretti) April 12, 2020
We are deeply saddened to hear about the passing of BRDC Member, motorsport legend & friend to many Sir Stirling Moss OBE. Our thoughts are with Lady Moss & their family at this difficult time. A proud BRDC Member from the day he received his badge & we will all miss him dearly. pic.twitter.com/1qca9mvuRD
— BRDC (@BRDCSilverstone) April 12, 2020
Tristesse immense avec la disparition de Sir Stirling Moss, véritable légende. L’homme et le pilote ont tant apporté au sport automobile, toutes compétitions confondues. Au nom de l’ACO, j’adresse mes pensées les plus chaleureuses et émues à son épouse, sa famille et ses proches. pic.twitter.com/xEWNr6DuBv
— Pierre Fillon ACO (@fillon_pierre) April 12, 2020
"Stirling was a legend. He was an unbelievable fighter."
Former F1 team owner Eddie Jordan has paid tribute to Sir Stirling Moss, following his death aged 90.
— SkyNews (@SkyNews) April 13, 2020
Our condolences to the family of Sir Stirling Moss who passed away earlier today at the age of 90. He won the Twelve Hours of Sebring in 1954 and was selected to the track’s Hall of Fame in 2004. pic.twitter.com/dEwePHfV1W
— IMSA (@IMSA) April 12, 2020
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Very sad to hear the news of Stirling’s passing today. One of the greatest drivers of all time and undoubtedly would have been a very worthy World Champion. He was one of the great characters of the sport with tremendous wit and always a twinkle in his eye. We will miss you but i’m grateful to have known you Stirling. Our thoughts are with Susie and his family – RIP legend
Mercedes shared a video tribute too:
Here’s a video from F1: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ea3iZKLduvg
Speaking on the death of Sir Stirling Moss, Mercedes F1 chief Toto Wolff stated: Sir Stirling was a larger-than-life figure in our sport and one of the survivors of an age when motor racing was about danger, bravery and camaraderie.
“But most of all, Stirling’s career was characterised by an impeccable sportsmanship and in this he truly set himself apart. He was a great figure in the history of Mercedes, both as a Grand Prix driver and the winner of the 1955 Mille Miglia.
“It is no exaggeration to say that we will never see his like again. Our deepest condolences go to his wife Lady Susie, his family and his friends. Godspeed to a true racer.” At the same time, Piero Ferrari relayed his sentiments too:
“Stirling Moss symbolised motor sport. He was a true personality who left an indelible impression on the history of racing. His versatility meant he was able to win in so many different categories, from F1 to sports car endurance races.
“He also produced incredible performances in road races such as the Mille Miglia, setting a record that was never beaten. Despite not winning the F1 World Championship, he is most definitely a legendary figure and he was a fearsome and formidable rival of Ferrari in Formula 1 and many other categories.
“His and Ferrari’s paths were about to merge when he had the accident at Goodwood in April 1962 that effectively ended his racing career, at least at a high level. At the time, in Maranello we were preparing a 250 SWB for him in British Racing Green, along with a contract to drive for us, but fate decreed otherwise.
“My father said that Stirling reminded him of Tazio Nuvolari, because of his love of racing in any type of car, something which stayed with him right to the very end of his career.”
Here’s our news on the death of F1 Legend Sir Stirling Moss
The story was co-written by Duncan Leahy