The late F1 Driver and FIA president Max Mosley had shot himself in 2021 after being diagnosed with a terminal brain tumor, the newly published coroner's report revealed.
son of WW1 hero, turned MP, turned fascist, turned novelist Sir
Oswald Mosley (1896-1980) Max was diagnosed with a terminal brain tumor in 2019 after complaining of migraines.
coroner's report later revealed that by 2021, the 81 year old Max
Mosley was in so much pain from the constant migraines that he had
shot himself in the head.
Mosley became FIA president in 1993 and following Ayrton Senna's
death in a crash at Imola in 1994, ramped up safety in F1 by tenfold
and continued to do so until 2009.
2009 he was sacked following a scandal involving a Nazi themed orgy
reported by News of the World, Mosley then launched deformation
lawsuits against News of the World and won.
African former Tyrrell, Wolf, and Ferrari driver Jody Scheckter
commented that: “I believed the story and called for him to be
fired from the FIA, I now know that I was played for a fool and am
deeply sorry to Max and the Mosley family”.
2009 and his suicide in 2021, Max Mosley campaigned for privacy
rights and for a regulatory body to fact check newspapers and online
news articles after the rise in fake news since the early 2010's.