Tuesday, October 21, 2008

Pat Moss - Rally Driver & Equestrian (and Berkeley Driver) 1934-2008

Pat Moss, younger sister of Sir Stirling Moss, passed away last Thursday. In addition to being the first woman to win an international rally, Ms. Moss piloted a Berkeley SE328 in the original Liège-Brescia-Liège Rally.

She participated in the Liège-Brescia-Liège Rally shortly after winning an Alpine Cup on the Alpine Rally in an Austin-Healey 3000. What a contrast was the little 328cc Berkeley, yet Pat remembered it with affection: “They were so cute, really cute, but used to seize regularly. You got out and had a cigarette and got back in and it would go again.”

Motorsport has lost a legend.

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