Jackie Stewart

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Jackie Stewart OBE

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.


See his autobiography, Faster (1972).

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SIR JACKIE STEWART urged Lewis Hamilton to ignore his critics and carry on partying his way into the F1 history books.
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.
Ian Callum joins motorsport legends Sir Jackie Stewart and Jim Clark as the first inductees.
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.
SUPER SCOTS: Sir Jackie Stewart and Sean | |Connery have both chatted to Steven Naismith
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.
SIR JACKIE Stewart believes Formula One is taKing a step in the right direction with its green approach for this year despite the large costs involved.
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.
FORMULA One legend Sir Jackie Stewart believes Ferrari should target promising Scottish driver Paul di Resta.
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.
PUPILS at a North East academy have been inspired by a visit from motor racing legend Sir Jackie Stewart.