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Jackie Stewart

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Sir John Young Stewart OBE (born 11 June 1939), known as Jackie Stewart, 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 2,769,954 page views. His biography is available in 59 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 56 in 2019). Jackie Stewart is the 14th most popular racing driver, the 346th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 417th 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, Jackie Stewart ranks 14 out of 888Before him are Alain Prost, Emerson Fittipaldi, Giuseppe Farina, Carroll Shelby, Alberto Ascari, and Nelson Piquet. After him are Keke Rosberg, Jochen Rindt, Ronnie Peterson, Jim Clark, Graham Hill, and Gilles Villeneuve.

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Among people born in 1939, Jackie Stewart ranks 17Before him are Harvey Keitel, Margaret Atwood, Giovanni Trapattoni, Giovanni Falcone, Reuven Rivlin, and Gro Harlem Brundtland. After him are Zviad Gamsakhurdia, Karel Gott, Richard Kiel, Ada Yonath, Ralph Lauren, and F. Murray Abraham.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Jackie Stewart ranks 346 out of 7,765Before him are Vivienne Westwood (1941), Ian Gillan (1945), Marie of Romania (1875), Tristan (535), Anne Hathaway (1556), and Thomas Paine (1737). After him are John Galsworthy (1867), Richard of York, 3rd Duke of York (1411), Richard Attenborough (1923), Colin Firth (1960), Frances Hodgson Burnett (1849), and Malcolm McDowell (1943).

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), Graham Hill (1929), Nigel Mansell (1953), Mike Hawthorn (1929), John Surtees (1934), Stirling Moss (1929), Lewis Hamilton (1985), Damon Hill (1960), and Colin McRae (1968).