Jackie Stewart

Sir John Young "Jackie" Stewart, OBE is a British former Formula One racing driver from Scotland.

person, Scottish people, athlete, formula one driver, Gemini person, award winner, businessman

male , Scottish people , scottish
the 11th of June
1939 , June 1939 , June 11th 1939 , Scotland , West Dunbartonshire
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Last Name
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"John Young Stewart"
"We were racing at circuits where there were no crash barriers in front of the pits, and fuel was lying about in churns in the pit lane. A car could easily crash into the pits at any time. It was ridiculous." , "There is no doubt that Formula 1 has the best risk management of any sport and any industry in the world." , "There has been a huge advance in technology, which has improved the safety of the cars incredibly, but there are still some heavy crash impacts and in certain circumstances there is still the chance of fire today." , "The years I raced in were fantastic. There was so much change in the cars. We went from treaded tyres to no wings right through to slicks to enormous wings." , "It takes leadership to improve safety. And I started off the movement in my time, but the person who has done more over the past 20 to 30 years and who has led it is Professor Sid Watkins." ,  …
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