I was wondering the paddock with my green media badge, aka The God Pass, and I saw Valtteri Bottas. As I got closer to him, Sir Jackie Stewart also approached him and warmly congratulated him on his 3rd place qualifying position, which happened moments earlier. I wish I knew what he told him, but I also don't. That…
Only nine Marcos GT Xylons were built using a wooden chassis and gullwing doors, but by far the most famous is the one driven by future three time World Champion Sir Jackie Stewart at the start of his racing career.
There have been more successful designs than this easily-forgotten Tyrrell, but this individual car won more races than any other in F1 history.
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…
Turbo Jackie Cowboy.
Jackie Stewart himself answered questions from us wee Jalops today and it was amazing. Not only did we learn more about F1 behind the scenes and his thoughts about the sport today, we also learned interesting details about this great man.
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!
This is legendary three-time Formula One world champion Jackie Stewart in 1973, explaining how a racecar is "like a woman."
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…
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.
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.
Formula 1 hero Jackie Stewart passed out on a flight from London, but was checked out at a hospital and appears fine.
Helmet cams have become a staple of modern entertainment, giving viewers a feeling of participation never before allowed in the history of moving pictures. But the history of the helmet cam has been shrouded in mystery, until now.
Car racing once had mainstream appeal, and magazines were once capable of selling millions of copies without turning their covers into word soup. These classic Sports Illustrated covers perfectly embody that golden age.
According to one UK newspaper, the man behind the wheel of yesterday's Pagani Zonda S crash that, at $449,000 in damage, triggered one of the UK's biggest auto insurance claims, was none other than triple-F1 champ Sir Jackie Stewart.
Goodwood has a reputation of lowered walls between the masses and the motoring glitterati. Let’s see who among the many famous wandered into view.