BRDC Appoints New Board

Sir Jackie Stewart has formally been elected as President of the British Racing Drivers Club at the club's Annual General Meeting

BRDC Appoints New Board

Stewart won his fight to retain the presidency after winning the support of members at an Extraordinary General Meeting earlier this month.

The EGM had been called in the wake of pressure from BRDC members for Stewart to resign, on the back of a major clash with former club chairman Ray Bellm.

Newly elected to the board are Bonhams auctioneer Robert Brooks and former McLaren and BRM driver Peter Gethin.

The following were re-elected as Vice Presidents:

Sir Jack Brabham OBE
Mr. Martin Brundle
Mr. Ron Dennis CBE
Sir Stirling Moss OBE
Mr. Tim Parnell
Mr. Peter Scott Russell
Mr. John Surtees MBE
Mr. Henry Taylor
Sir Frank Williams CBE

The Board for the year ahead now consists of:

Sir Jackie Stewart OBE (President)
Stuart Rolt (Chairman of the Board)
Robert Brooks (newly elected)
John Cardwell
Peter Gethin (newly elected)
Alan Henry
Tony Jardine
Mike Knight
Jackie Oliver (re-elected)
Michael Ostroumoff

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