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Brabham bid farewell at State Funeral

Three-time world champion Sir Jack Brabham was laid to rest today in a State Funeral on the Gold Coast as flags on government buildings around Australia flew at half-mast in his honour.The funeral had been delayed so grandsons Matthew and Sam could fulfil racing commitments, leaving son Geoff to explain that 'Dad would have got out of his coffin and kick their arses if they missed a couple races for him.''Jack was very much the example which was followed by his three racing sons Geoff, Gary and David,' Andrew Cannon said as he read the eulogy. 'Each of them went on to win championship races in their own right. Jack was fit to burst at their successes. He genuinely loved his three sons.'His...
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