RACING DRIVER

Jackie Stewart

1939 - Today

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Sir John Young "Jackie" Stewart, (born 11 June 1939) is a British former Formula One racing driver from Scotland. Nicknamed the "Flying Scot", he competed in Formula One between 1965 and 1973, winning three World Drivers' Championships, and twice finishing as runner-up over those nine seasons. Outside of Formula One, he narrowly missed out on a win at his first attempt at the Indianapolis 500 in 1966, and competed in the Can-Am series in 1970 and 1971. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jackie Stewart has received more than 1,959,019 page views. His biography is available in 56 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 54 in 2019). Jackie Stewart is the 14th most popular racing driver (down from 8th in 2019), the 418th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 290th in 2019) and the 3rd most popular British Racing Driver.

Jackie Stewart is most famous for being a three-time Formula One World Champion, as well as a successful businessman and broadcaster.

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Among RACING DRIVERS

Among racing drivers, Jackie Stewart ranks 14 out of 888. Before him are Giuseppe Farina, Ken Miles, Alberto Ascari, Carroll Shelby, Emerson Fittipaldi, and Bruce McLaren. After him are Jochen Rindt, Jim Clark, Keke Rosberg, Stirling Moss, Graham Hill, and Gilles Villeneuve.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1939, Jackie Stewart ranks 23Before him are Ralph Lauren, Richard Kiel, Giovanni Falcone, Paul Hogan, Karel Gott, and Ada Yonath. After him are Peter Grünberg, Joel Schumacher, Laurent-Désiré Kabila, F. Murray Abraham, Ali MacGraw, and John Cleese.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Jackie Stewart ranks 418 out of 6,924. Before him are Albert Finney (1936), J. Bruce Ismay (1862), Ralph Fiennes (1962), Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772), Margot Fonteyn (1919), and Tony Blair (1953). After him are James Hepburn, 4th Earl of Bothwell (1534), Fred Hoyle (1915), Saint Boniface (680), Raymond Cattell (1905), Colin Firth (1960), and David Lean (1908).

Among RACING DRIVERS In United Kingdom

Among racing drivers born in United Kingdom, Jackie Stewart ranks 3Before him are James Hunt (1947) and Ken Miles (1918). After him are Jim Clark (1936), Stirling Moss (1929), Graham Hill (1929), Nigel Mansell (1953), John Surtees (1934), Mike Hawthorn (1929), Damon Hill (1960), Mike Hailwood (1940), and Lewis Hamilton (1985).