Posts Tagged ‘Sir Jackie Stewart’

25 Mar 2010: The UK’s highest-ever car insurance payout is not going to Sir Jackie Stewart

A Pagani Zonda S supercar is the subject of a £300,000 insurance payout after it crashed in Scotland in September during a test drive, leaving it in need of extensive repairs.

11 Jun 2009: F1: Sir Jackie Stewart celebrates 70th birthday

As a young racing driver he saw friends and colleagues killed in horrific accidents – and, after retiring earlier than planned thanks to the death of a team-mate, he set about ensuring it happened as rarely as possible in future.

18 May 2009: Could the BRDC sell Silverstone?

Claims that the Silverstone race circuit could be put up for sale in order to ease financial pressures on its owners have been made by a newspaper this weekend.

17 Feb 2009: F1: Silverstone is going out in style

Silverstone will be sending the British Grand Prix off in style in its 60th year – the circuit has announced that, with four months still to go, the venue is on course for a capacity crowd.

1 Nov 2008: F1: Stewart says Coulthard can be proud

Veteran Scottish racer and three-time world champion Sir Jackie Stewart has said that countryman David Coulthard can be proud of his F1 career: “For a wee country we’ve produced some remarkable drivers and David is high amongst those.”

16 Oct 2008: F1: Blundell calls stewards unfit for purpose

Don’t bottle it up, Mark! You’ve got to learn to tell it like it is. No, but seriously, it’s very refreshing to hear somebody other than Sir Jackie Stewart in the risk-averse, conservative world of F1 actually expressing a worthwhile opinion.

20 Sep 2008: Goodwood Revival: jiving and push starts

If you feel that you were somehow born out of your era, and long for a simpler world where a spanner and a can of oil would fix almost anything wrong with a car, then here’s one for you.

5 Jul 2008: F1: Would British GP have sent BRDC bankrupt?

Is the current claim by Bernie Ecclestone that Donington Park will be fit to stage a grand prix within two years really a blessing in disguise for the Silverstone circuit?

6 May 2008: F1: Mosley faces FIA inquiry into his conduct

A leading British barrister has been appointed by the FIA to investigate whether or not Max Mosley’s much-reported sexual exploits had Nazi connotations.

6 May 2008: F1: is Hamilton feeling the after-effects of Spygate?

Could the reason for McLaren’s relative lack of pace this season be down to the development moratorium imposed on certain aspects of the car following Spygate?

 
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