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Jack Brabham Dies ...

Sad news ... an icon in motor racing has passed at age 88 ...

BBC News - Sir Jack Brabham, ex-F1 champion, dies aged 88

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Steve- He was one of a kind and still the only driver to win the F1 championship in a car from his own company.

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Yes, sad news indeed, a man who could truly wear the Legend title.

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Great man, great constructor and as much as I understand great personality !


I will never forget to watch him live in TV in 1970 in Monte Carlo at the GP, when in pole position he lost that position in the very last curve in the very last lap against Jochen Rindt when braking (too) hard in to the corner. I was shocked, because Jochen Rindt won and my real idol at the time, Jacky Stewart, then world Champion, lost further points to Rindt within the 1970 season.

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