How Racing Legend Jackie Stewart Made This Fan's Dream Come True

When James W. Edge bought a white racing helmet at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, it wasn't for racing. His goal was to get it signed by every Indy Car driver he could find. Life made him abandon his project for 16 years, but he finally finished it on Friday thanks to the one big name he had been missing: Legendary… » 11/18/13 2:00pm 11/18/13 2:00pm

Jackie Stewart's Fellow F1 Racers Had A 67 Percent Chance Of Death

Sir Jackie Stewart never spilled a drop of blood in the name of racing, but he lost 57 friends and colleagues to the sport. A staggering number. "It was very raw, very dangerous," he says about his time in F1. "There was a two out of three chance you were going to die if you lasted a five-year period." » 11/16/13 11:01am 11/16/13 11:01am

Ask Three Time F1 Champion And Racing Legend Jackie Stewart Anything

If you don't include Jackie Stewart in the conversation as one of the best F1 drivers of all time, then you aren't having that conversation. Stewart won three world championships in the 1960s and 1970s and is also one of the biggest advocates for driver safety. And now he's here to answer your questions. Fire away! » 11/07/13 2:00pm 11/07/13 2:00pm

Young McLaren talent beaten by future Danish computer scientist

McLaren may not have won the F1 constructors’ championship for 13 years, but it’s certainly not for the lack of young talent. Pictured here is a pedal car race for the children of Formula One people from 1969, and the girl in the top car, team founder Bruce McLaren’s three-year-old daughter Amanda, had serious… » 8/12/11 4:30pm 8/12/11 4:30pm

While deadly, ’60s racing looked like awesome on drugs

This is Jackie Stewart at Monza in 1966, kicking up dirt with the fat rear tires of his H16-engined BRM P83, an overweight mess of cylinders and piping, three months after the accident at Spa that changed his life and led him to begin his campaign for safety in Formula One. » 4/04/11 4:00pm 4/04/11 4:00pm

New BBC film on the blood-drenched glory years of F1

When men were men and race cars looked like cars, men and women were dying on Grand Prix weekends like flies. The early history of Formula One is a horror of burning flesh, and a new one-hour BBC documentary puts the easy nostalgia for the early days in a sad new perspective. » 3/29/11 2:30pm 3/29/11 2:30pm