A thoroughly absorbing autobiography from someone who has lived a rich and fascinating life. Starting his career in motor sports in the 60’s at one of the most dangerous times for the sport Jackie went on to be a highly successful businessman and this excellent book gives a real insight into an incredibly interesting life.
Sir Jackie Stewart is one of the most highly regarded names in global sport -- winner of three F1 World Championships, 27 Grands Prix and ranked in the top five drivers of all time. On retiring from the circuit, he went on to build an equally impressive international business career. From growing up in a Scottish village, to the racetrack of Monaco and the boardrooms of the world, Sir Jackie Stewart has led a full and eventful life - and it is now fully told for the first time in his own words.
'The greatest motor racing personality of all time' Murray Walker
Publication date: 18/10/2007
Publisher: Headline Publishing Group
|Publication date:||18th October 2007|
|Publisher:||Headline Publishing Group|
|Genres:||Biography / Autobiography,|
From growing up in a Scottish village, to the racetrack of Monaco and the boardrooms of the world, Jackie Stewartâ€™s life story is an inspirational tale of drive and determination. An apparent failure in the classroom as a result of his undiagnosed dyslexia, Jackie found self-respect at the age of 14 as a clay pigeon shooter, going on to become an international-class shot and narrowly missing out on selection for the 1960 British Olympic team. As a 21-year-old, he turned to motor sport. Forbidden to race by his mother, he initially competed as AN Other and swiftly moved through the ranks ...More About Jackie Stewart