Damon Hill Hails Moss as F1 Great Lack of World Title

Damon Hill insisted that Stirling Moss ranks among Formula One's greatest-ever drivers even though he never won the world championship title.

by Kavitha

Updated: Apr 13, 2020 17:43 IST

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Moss died on Sunday. He aged 90 following a long illness and tributes have poured in from around the F1 world. British racer was regarded as the finest driver of his era by no lesser an authority than Juan Manuel Fangio. Moss to the F1 crown three times between 1955 and 1957 and won five world titles.

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England's Hill, who won the F1 crown in 1996 also adamant Moss deserves to be placed in that hallowed company. He's right up there with the great names. He's up there with (Jim) Clark and with Fangio and with (Jackie) Stewart and (Lewis) Hamilton and Niki Lauda and people like that.F1, Moss won a total of 212 of the 529 races he entered in his career.Hill, whose father Graham raced against Moss during the late 1950s and early 1960s, admitted Moss' inability to be crowned world champion may have rankled but added it does not affect his standing.But as far as every driver who knows anything about the sport and all the people who follow motorsport is concerned, and the British public, we regarded him as a great champion.

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