F1 » Professor Sid Watkins OBE: 1928-2012


Sid Watkins remembered

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Robert Hayes - Unregistered

September 13, 2012 5:15 PM

I got to know Professor Watkins and his wife Susan Watkins when he employed Greenthumb Lawn Service to treat his lawns at Lennel near Coldstream in the Scottish Borders. I also done some private work at the property in Kelso. They are the nicest people you could ever meet. Such a gentleman, kind hearted and its a shame we lost someone who has been a very important figure in the role he played in Formula One. My thoughts go out to you Susan and your family. May you rest in peace.

Sid - Unregistered

September 13, 2012 6:42 PM

RIP you were a Guardian Angel and a shoulder to cry on for many a racing driver. Without you medical facilities at race tracks would be decades behind.

Brendan Kelly - Unregistered

September 13, 2012 9:15 PM

So many owe so much to Professor Watkins. A truly great man who sat like a colossuss across his professional sphere and formula 1. A true gentleman whom many owe much. From those that knew you and those that know of you, we all will miss you immensely.

Frank (NL) - Unregistered

September 13, 2012 9:24 PM

Wow, look at those comments! Heart warming. Since I saw my first F1 race Sid Watkins was there. And people always spoke in the highest regards of him. That's very special. He had a very special relationship with Senna too. Not the most approachable of the drivers.
RIP doctor Sid. Heaven just got themselves a great addition to the medical team.

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