Ranking the top 10 british racing drivers in formula 1. Driver jackie stewart 1973 formula one results racing. Formula one is the top series in motorsports, with the greatest drivers in the world. In 1988, we interviewed the former british formula 1 legend sir jackie stewart. Click on the site to see jackie stewart s career results at that track. Actor paul newman and former formula one driver jackie. Watch to find out how he became a professional racer and his. Driver records listed here include all rounds which formed part of the world championship since 1950. He is the only driver to have won the indianapolis 500 1969, stock racings daytona 500 1967, and the international formula one championship 1978. He also competed in several nonchampionship formula one races. Jun 08, 2019 f1 has had one racerelated driver fatality since ayrton senna and roland ratzenberger were killed in 1994. He set new standards of professionalism for drivers and was also a pioneer in.
When the english racing driver lewis hamilton finished third at formula one s australian grand prix in march, it made him the first rookie driver to reach the podium since canadas jacques villeneuve managed it 11 years before. Virgin australia supercars act late model tour cars super late model tour cars late model stock tour abb formula e series. Very few drivers win races in their first season of formula one, but stewart did, triumphing on his eighth outing, the italian grand prix, which helped him end up. Jackie stewart formula 1 racing fan apparel and souvenirs for. Jackie stewart f1 driver jackie stewart formula 1 driver career. The top 50 f1 drivers of all time, regardless of what they. Nov 18, 2010 the 1970s was a true golden decade of formula one. Nov 17, 2019 former formula 1 driver sir jackie stewart works these names into conversation with the same nonchalance as one would dispense tic tacs, but what would come across as feigned modesty in others is simply the natural disposition of a highflyer with both feet planted firmly on the ground. Sir john young jackie stewart born june 11, 1939 in milton, west dunbartonshire, scotland, is a former formula one threetime world champion. Jackie stewart f1 driver jackie stewart formula 1 driver. Here are the 10 best ever formula 1 drivers top gear. Vote for your favourite f1 driver of all time at the bottom.
He is regarded by many as one of the greatest drivers in the history of the sport. Formula one legend sir jackie stewart on dyslexia, being. Stewart grand prix was a formula one constructor and racing team founded by triple formula one champion. Queen is joined by princess anne and formula one icon. He set new standards of professionalism for drivers and was also a pioneer in exploiting formula 1 racings commercial potential. The 1969, 1971 and 1973 world champion is the man who set the template for his era. Aug 25, 2016 in part one of our interview at rolex monterey classic car week with threetime world drivers champion sir jackie stewart, the flying scot discussed formula one, giving autographs to fans and his. Get the best deals on jackie stewart formula 1 racing fan photos when you shop the. Former british formula one racing driver jackie stewart is one of the best f1 drivers from scotland. Best formula 1 drivers of all time top ten list thetoptens. Jackie stewart was born on 11 june 1939 in milton, west dunbartonshire, in scotland. Born on the 11th of june of 1939 in milton, scotland, sir john young. Watch to find out how he became a professional racer and his passions outside of racing.
Determining a list like this can be quite tricky, with storied racing careers shortened due to wars and fatal crashes, but weve done our best to compile our list of the top seven retired drivers. Click on the site to see all races run at that track view career statistics for jackie stewart. Driver jackie stewarts formula one series results at. May 25, 2018 rating each contestant in fields of more than 20 drivers is a bit different from rating teams that play one on one games, so we had to make a few tweaks to our usual elo formula. After careful scrutiny, they found that the greatest formula one driver ever is argentinas fivetime world champion juan manuel fangio. Formula one drivers from the united kingdom wikipedia. Sir john young jackie stewart, obe born 11 june 1939 is a british former formula one racing driver from scotland. Other results daytona qualifiers all star races convertible division grand national east series cart ccws nascar north tour usac champ car series indianapolis 500 results iroc. Mercedesamg petronas formula one team 268,631 views. Apr 24, 2017 fernando alonso, a formula one driver, being fitted for an indycar this month. F1 drivers take risks today that would have led to a.
Moss holds the sixth place in the top 10 greatest formula 1 drivers of all time. Queen is joined by princess anne and formula one icon jackie. Jun 16, 2011 tony stewart swaps seats with lewis hamilton and drives the maclaren f1 car. Actor paul newman l and former formula one driver jackie stewart r of team jaguar watch the qualifying session 17 june, 2000, in preparation for the canadian grand prix which will be held 18 june at the circuit gilles villeneuve in montreal. Jackie stewart and his struggle to make f1 a safer sport for. Jackie stewart campaigned tirelessly for better safety in f1, facing resistance from his fellow drivers, the team owners, the. You start to enter the area of excitement at the corner, you set up a pace which is right for the car and after youve told it it is coming along with you, you guide it along at a rhythm which has by now become natural. The queen was wrapped up warm in a thick raincoat, headscarf and gloves as watched the shoot. Formula one article about formula one by the free dictionary. Sir jackies family were jaguar car dealers and had built up a successful business, dumbuck garage, in milton. Jackie stewart was one of those drivers who was so smooth, so precise, that he.
In the early years of the sportthe 1950s, 1960s and 1970ssuch a gap. In 1968, when ken tyrrell decided to go formula 1 racing, stewart teamed up with him to form what would become one the most productive formula 1 partnerships. Former formula 1 driver and rolex ambassador sir jackie. Stewart out drove bruce mclaren, already an experienced f1 driver, in a test. He was the elder brother of jackie stewart stewart later worked in the garage industry and. The best f1 drivers of all time, as chosen by science. Stewart grand prix was a formula one constructor and racing team founded by triple formula one champion jackie stewart and his son paul stewart in 1996. As the threetime world champion celebrates his 80th birthday, we look back on five of his greatest moments on track. The 1999 season was by far its strongest, yielding one win johnny herbert at the european grand prix and one pole position rubens. Always thinking, among his 27 wins are myriad examples of how he outthought the. It might seem an intrinsic part of f1 today, but jackie stewart was one of the first drivers to prove that racers can, and should, strive for better safety standards. Stewart sf3 car information manufacturer stewart engine ford cosworth zetecr v10 engine displacement 3000cc 183. The 10 most successful formula one drivers f1 formula 1.
If you take a quick look through the archives, it is possible to find images of drivers from across the grid socialising with one another. The track sits on the other side of charlotte from the haas f1 team. Documentary following the drivers of the 1973 formula 1 season. F1 racing teams 2020 ferrari, mclaren, mercedes and more. In formula one, he won the drivers championship three times, and was. His performance got him a berth in the 1963 british formula three series. Stewart is still driven to promote formula one the new york. Jackie stewart was one of those drivers who was so smooth, so precise, that he didnt look quick unless you had a stopwatch in your hand. Find out more about the greatest british f1 drivers, including lewis hamilton. At the time, formula two was an ideal training ground for ambitious drivers, as many top grand prix drivers also competed in the f2 class, when their formula one schedules permitted.
Autosport presents the top 40 greatest formula 1 drivers of all time as. Jackie stewart formula 1 racing fan apparel and souvenirs. Stewart is still driven to promote formula one the new. Sir jackie stewart on how he became a formula one driver. Jackie stewart and his struggle to make f1 a safer sport. Fangio was easily the highest ranked driver on street circuits, with ayrton senna, fernando alonso, alain prost and jackie stewart all closely scored but in that. May 11, 2020 sir jackie stewart has claimed that formula 1 lacks the strong relationships between drivers that were evident in years gone by. F1s greatest drivers autosport persuaded 217 world championship formula 1 heroes to vote for the alltime greates driver. Formula one series results watkins glen international click on the race to see the complete results for that race.
James robert stewart was a british racing driver from scotland who participated in a single formula one world championship grand prix, driving for ecurie. He is a threetime nascar cup series champion as a driver, winning titles in 2002, 2005 and 2011. The era of lotus, tyrrell, brabham, ferrari, march, and the decade we saw the emergence of the mclaren and williams formula one teams. Jan 26, 2019 she was joined by her daughter, princess anne, as well as formula one racing driver jackie stewart. Sir jackie stewart believes formula one drivers are taking too many risks and has warned that another serious accident could be imminent.
Top 5 jackie stewarts greatest f1 victories youtube. Stewarts legacy was hardfought, but is, to an extent, unrecognised. His father had been an amateur motorcycle racer, and his brother jimmy was a racing driver. Andretti, fittipaldi, stewart recount their zandvoort tales. Discover the formula 1 2020 teams drivers, podium finishes, championship titles and everything you need to know about the teams in this years f1 championship. Stewart remained highly active with the sport, running his own team and being one of the most vocal proponents for the improvement of safety standards in formula one. When jackie stewart had a hard time getting around cevert in an f2 race at crystal palace the same year, stewart told his team manager ken tyrrell to keep an eye. Included are interviews with ken and his wife, norah, jackie stewart, jody scheckter, martin brundle and walter hayes. Scuderia ferrari formula 1 black quilt stitch hat cap. Niki lauda is a formula one legend and three time champion, and he has passed away at the age of 70. Click on the site to see jackie stewarts career results at that track glossary. The world championship of drivers has been held since 1950. In his six seasons with tyrrell, stewart was nearly always the driver to beat and remained so until he retired at the end of 1973 at the age of 34.
Around 1967, jackie stewart discovered that a racecar driver had to do a lot more than drive a racing car. Career jackie began his racing career driving saloons and sportscars. James robert stewart 6 march 1931 3 january 2008 was a british racing driver from scotland who participated in a single formula one world championship grand prix, driving for ecurie ecosse. A formula one driver in the indianapolis 500 is no longer. All great sporting achievements can be distilled into straightforward statistics, and jackie stewart s are no different. Jackie stewart was britains first driver to win three f1 world championships in history.
Tony stewart drives lewis hamiltons f1 car full youtube. Sep 20, 2019 in 1988, we interviewed the former british formula 1 legend sir jackie stewart. Jackie stewart 1 1939 scottish race car driver the name jackie stewart 2 is. Stirling moss hailed by jackie stewart as the most. Anthony wayne stewart born may 20, 1971, nicknamed smoke, is an american semiretired professional stock car racing driver and current nascar team owner. Sir jackie stewart on how he became a formula one driver burnout. Of the 10 drivers in these rankings, only two of them had shorter formula one careers than did sir jackie stewart, who drove in just 99 races over the course of his nine. Jackie stewart remembered his fellow british motorsport great stirling moss as a man who walked, talked and looked like a racing driver. With stacy keach, jackie stewart, niki lauda, peter revson. Nicknamed the flying scot, he competed in formula one between 1965 and 1973, winning three world drivers championships, and twice finishing as runnerup over those nine seasons. As a team owner, he has won nascar cup titles in 2011 with himself and in 2014 with kevin harvick as drivers. The team competed in f1, as the ford workssupported team, for only three seasons, from 1997 to 1999. In his six seasons with tyrrell, stewart was nearly always the driver to beat and. During the race, commentators praised hamiltons finesse and confidence as he steered his silver mclaren mercedes through the streets of the albert park circuit, south.249 427 676 269 612 465 1233 944 871 1388 380 1398 882 684 1216 885 540 1528 1522 1472 1047 805 557 1272 474 630 1023 158 336 891 164 72 720 1253 878 118 503 129 819 402 267