Sir Jack Brabham: A Racing Legend From Down Under, Rate him?

Celebrate over sixty years of F1 - your memories, experiences and opinions.

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A God
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Immortal
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Legend
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Champion
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losthero
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Sir Jack Brabham: A Racing Legend From Down Under, Rate him?

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The Brabham name is synonymous with Grand Prix motor racing and to this day, Sir Jack Brabham, the first driver in history to be knighted for his services to motorsport, remains one of racing’s most popular personalities.

The triple world champion is the only Formula One driver to have won a world title in a car of his own construction – the BT19 – which he drove to victory in 1966.

This is his statistics
Titles 1959, 1960, 1966
Races 128 (126 starts)
Championships 3
Wins 14
Podium finishes 31
Career points 261
Pole positions 13
Fastest laps 12
First race 1955 British Grand Prix
First win 1959 Monaco Grand Prix
Last win 1970 South African Grand Prix
Last race 1970 Mexican Grand Prix
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I think he was a great driver in his time, a real inovator for the sport.
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Postby Ron Dennis »

I would rate him as BETTER THAN HIS SON
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Ron Dennis wrote:I would rate him as BETTER THAN HIS SON


great comment, i hate when son try to ride the on the back of their father in racing when they are not good enough.
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Postby texasmr2 »

losthero wrote:I hate when son's try to ride the on the back of their father in racing when they are not good enough.

No good? Have we forgotten about Jeff Brabham's domination of the IMSA serie's in the '80's ?? My bad I forgot that alot of our member's were stiil in grade school at the time :lol: .
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Yes I was.
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