Jackie Stewart


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Stewart, Jackie

(John Young Stewart), 1939–, Scottish automobile race driver. He began racing in 1961 and by 1973 had won 27 world championship Grand Prix victories. A dominant force in the sport, he won three world formula one championships before retiring in late 1973.

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See his autobiography, Faster (1972).

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JACKIE STEWART: THE FLYING SCOT YESTERDAY, 9pm THREE-TIME F1 champion and race track safety campaigner Sir Jackie Stewart has had an eventful life, with many triumphs and tragedies to speak of, such as a 165mph crash in heavy rain.
Legendary Formula One driver Sir Jackie Stewart is still a driven man, working hard to find a cure for dementia.
SIR JACKIE STEWART urged Lewis Hamilton to ignore his critics and carry on partying his way into the F1 history books.
Ian Callum joins motorsport legends Sir Jackie Stewart and Jim Clark as the first inductees.
Sir Jackie Stewart gave First Minister Nicola Sturgeon a quick briefing on the finer points of Scottish racing history when she attended the Concours of Elegance.
SIR JACKIE STEWART would love to see Lewis Hamilton beat one of his longest standing records at the British Grand Prix.
BIRTHDAYS: Gene Wilder, actor, 82; Jackie Stewart, racing driver, 76; Vince Earl, actor and comedian, 71; Hugh Laurie, actor, 56; Jean Alesi, racing driver, 51; Jane Goldman, screenwriter and author, 45; Joshua Jackson, actor, 37.
Former Formula 1 champ Sir Jackie Stewart was an adviser to the group and said: "I believe what has been achieved in Scotland will be an example that will be taken up on a global basis by the sport of rallying.
That is the case with F1 ace Jackie Stewart, world champion in 1969, 1971 and 1973, but arguably whose most important achievement was to pioneer the campaign to make the sport one which racers could compete in without having the spectre of death literally around every corner.
SIR JACKIE STEWART has questioned the safety of IndyCar racing following the death of Briton Dan Wheldon at the Las Vegas Indy 300 on Sunday.
Among the feats being remembered will be that of Sir Jackie Stewart (inset), who managed to win the 1968 German Grand Prix despite a broken wrist.
THE great Jackie Stewart will be honoured at this year's Goodwood Revival race meeting next weekend.