LONDON (AP) The family of Stirling Moss says the British motor racing great is recovering from a severe chest infection in a Singapore hospital.
The 87-year-old Moss, a four-time runner-up in the Formula One championship, was taken ill on Nov. 22.
A family statement says “because of the severity of the infection it resulted in some complications and his recovery has not been as speedy as was expected or wished. However, his condition continues to improve and his doctors now consider him to be stable.”
Moss’ family added he “is in good spirits and only upset about having missed his Christmas cruise with friends.”
Thursday’s Stage 12 of the 40th Dakar Rally not only closed the overall standings gap in at least two classes (cars and trucks), two other classes (bikes and quads) failed to get going due to weather conditions.
The full video highlights of Stage 12 will air on NBCSN on Friday at 7 pm ET, but here are some of the highlights from Thursday’s action:
2018 Dakar Rally: Nasser Al-Attiyah wins Stage 12 of cars
Stage 12 cancelled due to weather conditions
Ton van Genugten edged out Martin Kolomy in Stage of, while Federico Villagra and Eduard Nikolaev both faced an uphill battle to finish fourth and third respectively.
Even though the Quads were also impacted by weather issues on Thursday, Ignacio Casale, the 2014 Dakar winner, continues to make his case for a second overall victory in the quads.