• Ola and Toto's Tributes to Sir Stirling

Ola Källenius, Chairman of the Board of Management of Daimler AG, and head of Mercedes-Benz Cars:

"The Mercedes-Benz family mourns the loss of Sir Stirling Moss. We will miss him as man, but he remains unforgettable as one of the greatest drivers of all time. His victory in the 1955 Mille Miglia made him into a sporting legend. He was both a successful sportsman and a true gentleman. And this is how we will always remember him."

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Toto Wolff:

"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."

"Sir Stiling Moss's accomplishments only became clear to me when I did the Mille Miglia myself. Aldo Costa and I embarked on the adventure and we realised the danger and courage that those guys back in the day had to put at stake in order to be even competitive. It elevated my opinion of Sir Stirling Moss to the highest possible for a racing driver because only a very brave man can win this two day event on national roads in Italy. The last time I met him was with my wife Susie and his wife Susie and I am very sad hearing of his passing. Susie and I are sending our condolences to the family." 

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