Jackie Stewart

  • Roman Polanski's documentary on racing comes to limelight after 40 years November 20, 2013

    New Delhi: 'Weekend of a Champion,' a documentary about British Formula One driver Jackie Stewart, went unnoticed for about 40 years until the London film lab where it was stored was closing and asked its producer, Roman Polanski, what to do with it. The PolishFrench filmmaker, 80, had all but forgotten...
  • Sir Stewart backs Vettel to win fourth straight F1 title August 21, 2013

    New Delhi: Threetime Formula 1 world champion Sir Jackie Stewart feels Sebastian Vettel remains the favourite to win his fourth consecutive drivers' title with Red Bull despite Mercedes making rapid progress in the 2013 season. Championship leader Vettel scored 172 points in the first 10 races of the season, leaving behind...
  • Skipping 2014 Indian GP will hurt country's image: Jackie Stewart August 8, 2013

    New Delhi: The threetime world champion Sir Jackie Stewart feels the scrapping of 2014 Indian Grand Prix to enable the Formula One organisers to tweak the calendar will hurt the country's image in the motorsports world. Stewart, whose connection with India dates back to his forays into the car market...
  • Vettel surpasses Jackie Stewart's record with Bahrain win April 22, 2013

    Sakhir: The threetime formula one world champion Sebastian Vettel claimed an impressive victory for Red Bull at the Bahrain Grand Prix on Sunday that saw him go past the legendary Jackie Stewart into the sixth position on the alltime list of Grand Prix wins. It was Vettel's second win in four...
  • McLaren will be a challenger this season, says Stewart March 24, 2013

    Sepang: Threetime Formula One champion Jackie Stewart thinks McLaren can bounce back from their earlyseason woes and challenge for this year's drivers' championship. Stewart told The Associated Press on Saturday that Australian Grand Prix winner Kimi Raikkonen of Lotus has "the capacity" to win the title but that it will take...
  • Stewart advises Hamilton to stay at McLaren September 9, 2012

    Monza, Italy: Triple Formula One world champion Jackie Stewart advised Lewis Hamilton on Saturday to stay at McLaren and "the devil you know" rather than risk a move to Mercedes for next season. The retired champion, who became a successful team owner and businessman after hanging up his helmet in 1973,...