Scotsman Jackie Stewart led from start to finish in the 29th Monaco Formula One Grand Prix, in Monte Carlo on Sunday (23 May).
LV Cars lined up at start and people watch from balconies (2 shots)
LV PAN Start of race
CU PAN Chris Amon (No 20) gets off to a late start
GV PAN Harbour & PAN TO race in progress
TV Cars pass beneath camera
STV Stewards tow car (No. 7) away, Graham Hill follows behind
LV Ickx in Ferrari (No. 4) watched by crowd (2 shots)
TV & LV Stewart in Tyrell Ford (No. 11) (3 shots)
LV & SV Peterson in March (No. 17) (2 shots)
LV PAN Stewart leading
LV PAN Peterson behind
LV PAN Stewart
GV Prince Rainier & Princess Grace in stands
LV Stewart wearing winner's laurels beside Prince Rainier & Princess Grace
Initials SGM/1219 SGM/1157
SPORT: MOTOR RACING
Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved
Background: Scotsman Jackie Stewart led from start to finish in the 29th Monaco Formula One Grand Prix, in Monte Carlo on Sunday (23 May). Driving a dark blue Tyrell Ford, Stewart jumped into the lead and opened up a gap of one and a half seconds after only tow laps. Breaking the lap record three times, he finally lowered the record to one minute 22.2 seconds, a full second faster than the record set last year by the late Jochen Rindt.
Second place went to Sweden's Ronnie Peterson in a March, with Jacky Ickx of Belgium placing third in a Ferrari.
Former World Champion Stewart is now well in the lead for this year's driving championship, with 24 points in three races.