Stirling Moss Memorial

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A Service of Thanksgiving for the life and work of Sir Stirling Moss OBE,17th September 1929 – 12th April 2020, was held at Westminster Abbey, London, in the Presence of His Royal Highness The Duke of Kent representing His Majesty The King and HRH Prince Michael of Kent and Sir Jackie Stewart, OBE, representing HRH The Princess Royal.
Service was led by The Dean of Westminster, The Very Reverend Dr David Hoyle KCVO MBE, Dean of Westminster.

A grand British occasion for the driver that was so proud to be British that he sacrificed probable Championship wins in order to drive British cars, the family of Sir Stirling Moss could finally celebrate the great driver’s life.  Moss died in the early days of COVID and only shortly after all the bans were lifted, his beloved wife Susie fell ill and subsequently died last year, some say of a broken heart at the loss of her husband, with whom she had been inseparable.   Though his professional career ended a long time ago Moss remained a celebrity in England and around the world, and attracted fans and admirers wherever he went.  

On 8 May a fitting tribute was finally paid to him at no less a hallowed place as Westminster Abbey, where Kings are crowned and great state occasions are conducted.  HRH Duke of Kent, representing HM The King, and HRH Prince Michael of Kent attended.  Amongst the thousands of celebrants, you cannot think of a racing personality, from past and current drivers to the friends he made later in life during his historic driving days that wasn’t there.  There was also a large area reserved for fans, who were there to pay tribute in large numbers.  RIP Sir Stirling and Susie Lady Moss.

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