Max Mosley, former FIA president and March team founder, dies

He was 81 years old and had cancer. The news came from Bernie Ecclestone, his great friend.

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The British lawyer Max mosley, former president of the International Automobile Federation (FIA) died at the age of 81. This was announced by his compatriot and friend Bernie Ecclestone, formerly responsible for organizing the World Cup Formula 1.

Max mosleyMosley became president of the FIA ​​in 1993 after holding previous administrative roles in motorsports, including Formula 1. He served three terms as president before resigning in 2009.

“Max was like family to me. We were like brothers. I am pleased in a way that he suffered for too long. "Ecclestone explained in reference to Mosley being ill with cancer.

Mosley Senior studied at the University of Oxford, where he trained as a lawyer and became an expert in patent and trademark law.

Max mosleyHis love for motorsports began in his youth and he participated in the F2 guidance on Brabham y Lotus before retiring in 1969. In addition, he was one of the founders of the team March with Alan Rees, Graham coaker y Robin herd.

In 2008 he won a privacy case against the newspaper News of the World after he printed photographs and posted a video of his participation in a sadomasochistic sex session. The newspaper reported that it was a "Sick Nazi orgy"But the judge found no evidence of Nazi themes at his trial.

March 2-4-0Additionally, she experienced a family tragedy in 2009 when her son Alexander died at age 39. The coroner ruled that the death was due to non-dependent drug abuse.


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