News Details

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...
Full Story »
2y ago from espnF1.com 0
Share

You May Also Be Interested In...

Australian F1 legend Sir Jack Brabham passes away

Three time Formula 1 world champion and Australian racing legend Sir Jack...
2y ago from RichlandF1.com

Sebastian Vettel confirms post-race test plans for Red...

Reigning World Champion Sebastian Vettel has confirmed plans to partake...
2y ago from RichlandF1.com

Pink shirts tribute to John Button at Silverstone

For this summer’s British Grand Prix, McLaren has created a special...
2y ago from GrandPrix247.com

Elsewhere On The Network

Popular On MGPToday.com

Baz wants to prove Avintia right for retaining him

Loris Baz says he is determined to prove that the Avintia MotoGP squad...
7h ago from Motorsport.com

MotoGP: Alex Lowes to make GP debut as replacement for...

Alex Lowes will make his MotoGP debut this week at his home race at...
15h ago from MotorcycleNews.c...

Lowes to stand in for Smith at Silverstone and Misano...

Lowes could race in the next two MotoGP races as he stands in for the...
1d ago from BikeSportNews.com

Lowes to replace injured Smith at Tech 3

– Tech 3 has confirmed that Bradley Smith will miss the next two...
16h ago from GPUpdate.net

Popular On IndyCarToday.com

Tony Kanaan: “That was some old school Texas right...

Tony Kanaan was forced to settle for third at Texas Motor Speedway on...

James Hinchcliffe: “It was a tough finish, for...

James Hinchcliffe led for 188 of the 248 laps at Texas Motor Speedway but...

Video: Firestone 600 IndyCar race highlights

Watch race highlights from the postponed Firestone 600. The first part of...
12h ago from GrandPrixTimes.c...

Max Chilton: “It was just an absolutely crazy race”

Max Chilton endured a tough race at Texas Motor Speedway on Saturday...

Popular On TotalWRC.com

Volkswagen appoints Smeets to replace McLaren-bound...

Volkswagen has appointed former WRC co-driver Sven Smeets as its new...
9h ago from Motorsport.com

Scheider set for World Rallycross return in Barcelona

Audi DTM driver Timo Scheider is set to compete for All-Inkl.com Munnich...
14h ago from Motorsport.com

Wrc.com video playlist: Germany

Our selection of must-see clips from round nine
1d ago from WRC.com

Red Bull Global Rallycross season resumes in Atlantic...

Two new entries join the Supercar grid to produce a season-high of 13...
2d ago from Motorsport.com

Popular On GunnersToday.com

Arsenal make Wilshere available

Arsenal have made midfielder Jack Wilshere available for loan, Sky sources...
1h ago from SkySports.com

Arsenal transfer news: Gunners set to complete...

Lucas Perez looks set to complete his move to Arsenal from...
1h ago from CaughtOffside.com

Lucas Perez to Arsenal: Striker pictured in London...

LUCAS PEREZ has arrived in London ahead of his £17m move to Arsenal.
6h ago from Express.co.uk

Tactics Column: Alexis finds killer space on the...

Arsenal seem to enjoy playing against opponents who field a back three....
5h ago from Arseblog.com

Comments

Hottest News

F1 world blasts Verstappen – Max needs a psychiatrist

The F1 world rounded on Max Verstappen after... Read More »
12h ago from ThisIsF1.com

'Alonso retirement is a real possibility'

Fernando Alonso's imminent retirement from... Read More »
4h ago from SuperSport.com

Red Bull denies illegal diffuser claims

Red Bull has hit back at any suggestion its 2016... Read More »
14h ago from ThisIsF1.com

Recent News

2014 GPToday.com
GPToday.com is not responsible for the news headlines and associated descriptions and images it indexes, the content of externally linked sites or the comments & postings of its users.

This website is unofficial and is not associated in any way with the Formula One group of companies. F1, FORMULA ONE, FORMULA 1, FIA FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP, GRAND PRIX and related marks are trade marks of Formula One Licensing B.V.