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STEWART Jackie (Jackie Stewart)

( racing driver, pilot of Formula 1)

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Born in the village Dambek - a few stone houses in the county Dambertonshir - June 11, 1939. And in full accordance with bernsovskoy Scottish literary tradition, went hunting with his grandfather, father and older brother, still a child becoming a sharp shooter. Paternal thing - at Stewart Sr. had Car repair and gas station in Dambertone not too attracted to Jackie. Jimmy, his senior by eight years, from childhood he loved to fiddle with glands, and soon became an aspiring racing driver. In 1953, he even went out to start the British Grand Prix. Jackie also liked to hunt foxes and hunt gazelles. Due to its hunting art Jackie even managed to become famous. At age 17 he took up clay pigeon shooting, a year later became the champion of Scotland, two won the Nations Cup, and in 1960 came to the preliminaries to the Rome Olympics. And lost. Because a single unbroken target Stewart stayed home and went to Italy John Braytueyt, who eight years to become an Olympic champion Mexico. Of course, it was a painful blow to pride, but Jackie quickly convinced himself and others that clay pigeon shooting is not a lot of money to. Now he worked in his father's garage - tucked, washed, repaired cars countrymen and visiting tourists. The thing he quickly hooked, and Jackie decided to go to evening classes (in their free time resident of the Scottish mountains are not made friends with the school), so you learn to be an engineer.


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