News Details

Ex-F1 champion Brabham dies aged 88

Three-time F1 world champion Sir Jack Brabham - who won the title in a car he built himself - has died aged 88. The Australian driver, who was knighted in 1979, won the championship in 1959, 1960 and 1966. His son David confirmed that he had died at his home on Australia's Gold Coast after a long battle with liver disease. 'He lived an incredible life, achieving more than anyone would ever dream of,' David Brabham said. Sir Jack began racing in Australia in 1948 after serving in the Royal Australian Air Force as a mechanic. After a number of successful years racing in New Zealand and Australia, he came to the UK and made his Grand Prix debut in 1955. His Grand Prix wins ranged from his...
Full Story »
2y ago from BBC.co.uk 0
Share

You May Also Be Interested In...

F1 legend Sir Jack Brabham dies, aged 88

Australian Jack Brabham, who won three Formula One world titles and is...
2y ago from F1Zone.net

Sir Jack Brabham dies aged 88

Getty Images Enlarge Three-time world champion Sir Jack Brabham passed...
2y ago from espnF1.com

Sir Jack Brabham dies aged 88

Triple Formula 1 World Champion Sir Jack Brabham has died at the age of...
2y ago from Crash.net

Formula One mourns Brabham

Three-time Formula One World Champion Sir Jack Brabham has died aged...
2y ago from SkySports.com

Elsewhere On The Network

Popular On MGPToday.com

Lorenzo says Red Bull Ring's Turn 2 "very...

Jorge Lorenzo has voiced concerns with the Red Bull Ring’s Turn 2 ahead...
1d ago from Motorsport.com

Opinion: Rossi screw-up ends title chances?

To call Sunday’s MotoGP race an unmitigated disaster for the factory...

Moto2: Who the hell is Luca Marini?

It’s not always the step up in racing to be a member of one of the...

Moto2: Zarco and Binder among riders sampling Red Bull...

Reigning Moto2 world champion Johann Zarco and Moto3 championship leader...

Popular On IndyCarToday.com

INDYCAR: Daly weighing options for '17

Conor Daly is about to walk through his first IndyCar silly season...
55m ago from Racer.com

Enerson ready for IndyCar debut at Mid-Ohio

RC Enerson is ready to get going as he makes his Verizon IndyCar Series...
16h ago from TheCheckeredFlag...

INDYCAR: Schmidt expects both drivers back in '17

Sam Schmidt expects to keep Schmidt Peterson Motorsports' full-time...
20h ago from Racer.com

Dean Stoneman to test for Andretti at IndyCar Watkins...

British driver Dean Stoneman is one of three drivers confirmed to test...
21h ago from GrandPrixTimes.c...

Popular On TotalWRC.com

SS5/6: Meeke clear as Tänak falls back

Broken suspension ruins Estonian’s victory hopes
4h ago from WRC.com

SS2/3/4: Meeke edges Tänak in Finland

SS2/3/4: Meeke edgesTänak in Finland Kris Meeke and Ott Tänak set a...
6h ago from WRC.com

Finland WRC: Meeke takes early lead as Latvala and...

Citroen's Kris Meeke ended Rally Finland's Friday morning loop in the lead...
4h ago from Motorsport.com

SS1: Honours even after Finland opener

Huge crowds pack Neste Rally Finland opener
19h ago from WRC.com

Popular On GunnersToday.com

Arsene Wenger hints at Mahrez-style signing

Arsene Wenger is still searching for attacking reinforcements this summer...
7h ago from AllArsenal.com

Napoli Yet To Make Decision On Chelsea's £38M Bid For...

Reports are out claiming that Chelsea's offer for Kalidou Koulibaly...
5h ago from Nastytackle.com

Kim Kallstrom on ‘the greatest fifteen minutes...

You have to check out this thread on Reddit, in which user Zhongda...
3h ago from News.ArseBlog.com

Comments

Hottest News

Marchionne 'could not cope' with Allison at Ferrari

Following the exit of Ferrari's technical... Read More »
2h ago from F1Hub.net

Practice 2 results – F1 2016 German GP

Second free practice full results – (FP2) 2016... Read More »
55m ago from ThisIsF1.com

Double-waved yellow equals red flag in F1 qualifying – FIA

Formula 1 Qualifying will be red-flagged whenever... Read More »
2h 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.