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Sir Jack Brabham dies aged 88

Getty Images Enlarge Three-time world champion Sir Jack Brabham passed away "peacefully" at his Gold Coast home in Australia on Monday aged 88, his family has confirmed. Brabham won the drivers title in 1959, 1960 and 1966, with the latter achieved in a car of his own manufacture, the Brabham BT19, a feat not matched before or since in F1. Through the team he created, the Brabham name remained in F1 for 30 years, competing in 402 races and winning further titles through Denny Hulme (1967) and Nelson Piquet (1981, 1983). Brabham is survived by his second wife Lady Margaret, and his sons to his first wife Betty - Geoff, Gary and David, who have all enjoyed varying degrees of...
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