Saturday, September 29, 2007

Jackie Stewart's Tale

Imagine an 11-year window of time when you lose 57 – repeat 57 – friends and colleagues, often watching them die in horrific circumstances doing exactly what you do, weekend after weekend.
To be a racing driver between 1963 and 1973 was to accept not the possibility, but the probability of death. If an F1 driver was to race for five years or more, he would be more likely to lose his life on the track than to survive and retire.

Read the rest of The Telegraph story of Sir Jackie Stewart, Grand Prix survivor.

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