The heir to Moss stopped in his prime

The heir to Moss stopped in his prime

NIGEL ROEBUCK's latest Grand Prix Greats article focuses on Jo Siffert, the fighting spirit of Formula 1

In today's ultra-specialised world, many of his Formula 1 colleagues have looked askance at Fernando Alonso's decision to compete last year in the Indianapolis 500, and now in the World Endurance Championship. Alonso is untypical of his generation in regarding a weekend without a race as a weekend lost, but in times past there were many like that, and none more so than Jo Siffert.

If Stirling Moss naturally remained Rob Walker's favourite among those who drove for his private team, 'Seppi' was next up, and Walker loved to talk about him.

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