Sir Jack Brabham

Discussion in 'The Checkered Flag' started by FLRacingFan, May 19, 2014.

  1. FLRacingFan

    FLRacingFan Team Owner

  2. KevinWI

    KevinWI Oldest Operating Motor Speedway In The World


    Founder of the Brabham team. 4 Drivers Championships, 2 Constructors Championships, 35 wins over a 30 year span.
  3. DUN24

    DUN24 Skeptical of the Spectacle

    RIP. An incredible man.
  4. KevinWI

    KevinWI Oldest Operating Motor Speedway In The World

    In addition to his Formula One exploits, Brabham ran at the Indy 500 four times, including a 9th place finish in 1961. Brabham cars won five USAC (pre-curser to the IndyCar Series) events and Mario Andretti won the 1965 USAC championship in a car that was a clone of a Brabham chassis, built under license from Brabham. This according to Wiki'o'pedia.
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  5. Clutch

    Clutch Team Owner

    And I like this little fact.....

    • Only F1 driver to win championship in car of his own construction
    R.I.P. Sir Jack
  6. Jimmy W1

    Jimmy W1 Team Owner

    What a gentleman. I watched him race when I was a kid and I admired him tremendously! He ranks right up there with the all-time greats. That's for sure. RIP, sir.

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