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F1 great Sir Jack Brabham dead at 88

SYDNEY, May 19, 2014 (AFP) - Formula One great Sir Jack Brabham, one of the sport's most accomplished drivers and team owners, died Monday at his home in Australia after a long illness, his family said. "It's a very sad day for all of us. My father passed away peacefully at home at the age of 88 this morning," son David Brabham said in a statement. "He lived an incredible life, achieving more than anyone would ever dream of and he will continue to live on through the astounding legacy he leaves behind." The Australian Grand Prix Corporation said Brabham died after a long illness.] "He had a long battle with liver disease," an AGPC...
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