Stewart 'fine' after health scare

By on Thursday, March 3, 2011

Mar.3 (GMM) Sir Jackie Stewart is "fine" after his health scare on Wednesday, according to the famous Scot's friend and former Stewart Grand Prix driver Rubens Barrichello.

"He had a full check up and he feels good now," the Brazilian veteran, who now drives for Williams, wrote on Twitter.

71-year-old triple world champion Stewart spent time in a London hospital after collapsing with chest pain during a flight from the Geneva motor show.

A spokesman for his office, describing Stewart's problem as a "physical setback", said the family is "expecting a full recovery".

It is understood he was discharged from the west London hospital following precautionary checks.

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