Picture taken on June 21, 2009 of former British racing driver Sir Stirling Moss on the grid of the Silverstone circuit before the start of the British Formula One Grand Prix. In an interview broadcast on April 15, 2013 British racing legend Stirling Moss does not believe that women are mentally tough enough to compete in Formula One, despite the presence of female test drivers and team principals.
We've got some very strong and robust ladies, but, when your life is at risk, I think the strain of that in a competitive situation will tell when you're trying to win
We've got some very strong and robust ladies, but, when your life is at risk, I think the strain of that in a competitive situation will tell when you're trying to win ... 'The mental stress, I think, would be pretty difficult for a lady to deal with in a practical fashion. I just don't think they have the aptitude to win a Formula One race.
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