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Monza rekindles Brabham title memories

The prestigious Italian Grand Prix at the fabled Monza circuit is the scene of many significant landmarks in grand prix racing. While Daniel Ricciardo will this weekend attempt to become the first Australian to win the Italian GP, the event already holds a special place in the nation's motor racing history. On September 4, 1966, Sir Jack Brabham was one of 11 (10 retired, 1 not classified) not to finish the 68-lap race, however his chief rivals headed by John Surtees also met the same fate. Subsequently Brabham had clinched his third world championship and significantly the first in a car of his own manufacturer. Even though there were two races remaining – Watkins Glen and Mexico...
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