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Triple F1 World Champion Brabham dead At 88

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. 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. He died at his home on Australia's Gold Coast. "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...
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