Former racing driver, Actor, Businessman
Sir John Young "Jackie" Stewart, OBE (born 11 June 1939) is a British former Formula One racing driver from Scotland. Nicknamed the "Flying Scot", he competed in Formula One between 1965 and 1973, winning three World Drivers' Championships. He also competed in Can-Am. In 2009 he...Wikipedia
Born: 11th June, 1939, Milton, West Dunbartonshire, Scotland, UK
Height: 5' 7" (170 cm)
Claim to Fame: Formula 1
Lewis Hamilton has a second world title in sight and is the best driver of his era - so why does Britain not love him?
It is time to forget the showbusiness lifestyle, taste for bling and occasional petulant outbursts and cherish Hamilton's driving brilliance, argues Daniel Johnson
By Daniel Johnson, F1 Correspondent10:00PM GMT 15 Nov 2014
Lewis Hamilton drives in the desert next Sunday not only to make history but to earn a place in the public’s hearts. He will race in Abu Dhabi to become a double world champion after an immensely hard-fought campaign; Great Britain’s first since Sir Jackie Stewart in 1971. Yet the kind of hero status enjoyed by Sir Jackie,... Read More
Posted by kitty1119 4 weeks ago
By: The Associated Press
Posted: 10/9/2011 4:14 AM
SUZUKA, Japan - In becoming Formula One's youngest two-title winner, Sebastian Vettel is now fit to be compared to some of the sport's greatest drivers.
Vettel finished third at the Japanese Grand Prix on Sunday, a result that allowed the 24-year-old Red Bull driver to wrap up his second straight championship with four races to spare.
The affable German has been on a meteoric rise since making his F1 race debut in 2007, having previously become the youngest man to win a race and the youngest to... Read More
Posted by kitty1119 3 years ago