In the early 1970s, Jackie Stewart and Emerson Fittipaldi were on top of the world, winning two world championships apiece.
When AUTOSPORT reunited the pair during the 2011 Brazilian Grand Prix weekend for a special feature in an issue celebrating Stewart's career, it was almost four decades on from when they occupied first and second positions at Interlagos.
"Unfortunately we were second and first," quips Stewart, wincing at the memory of his defeat back in 1973. The pair have the air of old friends and rivals, with the shared experience of one of Formula 1's great eras clearly creating a bond that remains as strong now as it was in the '70s.
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Edd Straw is Editor-in-Chief of Autosport, overseeing both print and digital versions of the brand. Edd has worked for Autosport since joining as a junior reporter in 2002. He became Editor in November 2014, having previously worked as National Editor, News Editor and Grand Prix Editor.
Originally from Guernsey in the Channel Islands, he joined Autosport shortly after graduating from university. He went on to cover a wide range of categories from club motorsport to the World Touring Car Championship and Le Mans to Formula 3 before switching to F1 full-time at the 2008 French Grand Prix. He continues to cover a range of international events in his position as Editor-in-Chief.
In his spare time, he was formerly a club racer whose abilities did not match his enthusiasm in a variety of categories.