Jackie Stewart Announced as RRDC Legends Dinner Honoree

The racer’s accomplishments will be celebrated before the Long Beach Grand Prix…

Road Racing Drivers Club has announced that three-time F1 world champion Sir Jackie Stewart will be the honoree at the RRDC’s legends dinner on April 18. The dinner will be held the Thursday before the NTT INDYCAR SERIES Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach in Long Beach, California.

Fellow racer Bobby Rahal made the announcement in advance of last month’s Rolex 24 At Daytona. Proceeds from the dinner will benefit Race Against Dementia, the Team USA Scholarship and The Mark Donohue Foundation, which supports the RRDC’s SAFEisFAST initiative.

“We are thrilled to announce Sir Jackie Stewart will be honored at the RRDC’s annual legends dinner. The Formula One World Champion’s career-long dedication to safety has been invaluable to the sport,” said Rahal. “We are also pleased to support Race for Dementia, a cause that is close to Sir Jackie’s heart.”

Stewart is the founder of Race Against Dementia, president of Dyslexia Scotland, founder and former chairman of the Grand Prix Trust, president of the Springfield Youth Club, and vice-president of the British Racing Drivers’ Club.

He will become the 14th legend to be recognized by the RRDC and will join such racing icons as Dan Gurney, Mario Andretti, David Hobbs, Roger Penske and Jacky Ickx.

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