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Sid Watkins (1928–2012)

Sid Watkins was born on September 6, 1928 in Liverpool, England as Eric Sidney Watkins. He was married to Susan. He died on September 12, 2012 in London, England. See full bio »

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 2012 Formula 1: BBC Sport (TV Series) (in memory of - 2 episodes)
- The Singapore Grand Prix (2012) ... (in memory of: 1928-2012 - as Professor Sid Watkins)
- The Singapore Grand Prix: Qualifying (2012) ... (in memory of: 1928-2012 - as Professor Sid Watkins)
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 2013 1 (Documentary)
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 2012 Formula 1: BBC Sport (TV Series)
Himself - President, FIA Institute for Motor Sport Safety (segment: F1 Forum)
- The British Grand Prix (2012) ... Himself - President, FIA Institute for Motor Sport Safety (segment: F1 Forum) (as Professor Sid Watkins)
 2011 Breakfast (TV Series)
Himself - Former F1 Safety Chief
- Episode dated 3 June 2011 (2011) ... Himself - Former F1 Safety Chief
 2010 Sebastian's Coming of Age (Video)
Himself - FIA
 2010 Senna (Documentary)
Himself
 2010 Hammond Meets Moss (TV Movie documentary)
Himself - Neurosurgeon, Former Head of F1 Medical Team (as Prof. Sid Watkins OBE)
 2004 The Right to Win (Documentary)
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 2012 Formula 1: BBC Sport (TV Series)
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Author of his memoir, "Life at the Limit: Triumph and Tragedy in Formula One." with a foreword by Niki Lauda.

Alternate Names:

Prof. Sid Watkins OBE | Professor Sid Watkins
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Personal Quote:

There will always be risk in motor racing, as there is in any activity. I had a patient once who fell off a bar stool and broke his neck. You'd think that was a safe enough occupation!

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He became the Formula One's race doctor in 1978 and was Chief Medical Delegate until 2005. He was President of the Formula One Association's Institute for Motor Sport Safety until 2011. See more »

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Virgo

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