Jackie Stewart in hospital after being taken ill

2011 F1 season

Jackie Stewart

Jackie Stewart

Jackie Stewart was taken to hospital today after being taken ill during a flight.

The three-times world champion was returning from the Geneva Motor Show.

A statement issued by his office said: “Sir Jackie is in Hillingdon Hospital, Uxbridge after a physical set back on a flight back from Geneva to London Heathrow early this afternoon (flight no. BA0727).

“He is fully conscious and having precautionary medical checks but we are expecting a full recovery.”

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37 comments on Jackie Stewart in hospital after being taken ill

  1. Dave Blanc said on 3rd March 2011, 8:09

    If you are blogging away Jackie and reading this then I wish you a speedy recovery!!!!!

  2. Pink Peril said on 4th March 2011, 1:10

    Best wishes Sir Jackie. Guess we won’t see you at Melbourne then this year, which is a shame. Never mind, I’m sure you’ll be fighting fit and back again next year.

  3. Derek said on 4th March 2011, 11:09

    Get well Sir Jackie, he is a legend in F1 and other things. His book is a great winter read too!

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