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What is F1? F1 ( Formula One) is the highest class of single- seater auto racing league by FIA. The F1 season consists of a series of races, known as GP, all over the world purpose- built circuits and public roads. The results of each race are evaluated using a point system to determine two annual World Championships.
Scottish drivers Throughout the 63 years, there has been 15 Scottish F1 Drivers. Over the years there has been two Scottish drivers who have won the World Championships. In 2013 F1 season, there is only one Scottish driver, Paul di Resta.
Jim Clark James Clark Junior was born on March 4, 1936. He grew up in Berwickshire Scotland. He started to compete in local rallies in 1956. His first F1 GP was in 1960, Dutch Grand Prix.
Jim Clark He raced 73 races through the 8 years of racing for Lotus. He was the firts Scottish driver to win the F1 World Champions ships and he did it twice: in 1963 and 1965. He won 25 F1 Grand Prix through his career.
Jim Clark On 7 April 1968, Clark died in a racing accident at the Hockenheimring, in Germany.
Jackie Stewart John Young Jackie Stewart was born in Dumbartonshire, Scotland, on June 11, 1939. He competed in Formula One between 1965 and 1973. His firts F1 race was in 1965 South African Grand Prix.
Jackie Stewart Over his career he took part in 100 races which he won 27 of. He is the only Scottis driver to ever win 3 World Championships: in 1969, 1971 and 1973. Stewart became an international celebrity thanks to his trademark black cap and rockstar haircut.
Jackie Stewart In 2001 he recived a knighthood for his contributions to Formula 1.