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Formula 1 legend Jack Brabham has died

Australian Jack Brabham, who won three Formula One world titles and is the only man to have won the championship driving a car bearing his name, died at the age of 88 on Monday, at his home on Australia's Gold Coast. A fierce competitor, brilliant engineer and astute businessman, Brabham claimed the Formula One titles in 1959 and 1960 for Cooper Racing before going on to win a third in 1966 for the Brabham marque. 'It's a very sad day for all of us,' his youngest son David, who also raced in Formula One, said in a statement. 'My father passed away peacefully at home at the age of 88 this morning. He lived an incredible life, achieving more than anyone would ever dream of and he will...
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