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  Lost Grand Prix tracks - Watkins Glen:
Daily MailLost Grand Prix tracks - Watkins Glen: Traditional home of United States GP proved happy hunting ground for Brits as ...Daily MailThe third United States GP, and the first at Watkins Glen, gets underway in 1961 in a race that for the first 58 laps was fiercely contested between Jack Brabham and Stirling Moss as they swapped the lead nine times. But after both retired within a lap ...
Posted on 19 October 2017 | 2:51 am
  Fifty years since Denny Hulme's F1
Fifty years since Denny Hulme's F1 Championship titleVoxyHe was racing and winning alongside with fellow Kiwi Bruce McLaren in the famed Can-Am series while also racing F1 for Jack Brabham, so to be crowned world champion, he had to not only beat his team mate, but his boss and his employer. Earlier in the ...
Posted on 18 October 2017 | 6:18 pm
  Speedway legend Bill Shevill honoured -
Manning River TimesSpeedway legend Bill Shevill honouredManning River TimesBill also had a relatively short but highly successful stint as a speedway racer, where he put together a string of records racing against luminaries including Jack Brabham. In 1955-56 Bill won 14 consecutive races driving V Twins and he remains the ...
Posted on 17 October 2017 | 3:01 pm
  Two out of three ain't bad: title defences
Central Western DailyTwo out of three ain't bad: title defences kick off in style while 16s battle against heavyweightsCentral Western DailyThomas Madigan led the way for Orange's gun under 14s unit, top-scoring with the bat before snaring multiple scalps with the ball as the black and golds claimed a 35-run win at Jack Brabham 1. Madigan blasted 43 from number seven, helping Orange to ...
Posted on 15 October 2017 | 7:53 pm
  Idling along for 20 years - The West
The West AustralianIdling along for 20 yearsThe West AustralianAnd meeting people who, through their longevity, became precious links to WA motor racing from decades of the distant past, was an extreme privilege. The late Sir Jack Brabham, pictured at Caversham in 2011 in the passenger seat of an Austin Healey.
Posted on 13 October 2017 | 1:40 pm
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  Film test gives Brabham greater appetite for
Matt Brabham becomes the third generation of the famous racing family to sample America's premier open-wheel category during filming in Indianapolis.
Posted on 5 April 2015 | 6:37 am
  UPI Almanac for Thursday, April 2, 2015
By United Press International UPI Almanac for Thursday, April 2, 2015
Posted on 2 April 2015 | 12:32 am
  Power snares pole in IndyCar opener
Australia's Will Power will start the season-opening IndyCar race in Florida from pole position after dominating qualifying at St Petersburg.
Posted on 28 March 2015 | 7:24 pm
  Power leads Penske qualifying sweep
Australian driver Will Power has led the charge for team Penske in qualifying for the IndyCar season-opener in Florida.
Posted on 28 March 2015 | 5:26 pm
  Lewis Hamilton is yet to sign new Mercedes
JONATHAN McEVOY: We are told by Mercedes that a new contract for Lewis Hamilton is a formality. He has said he wants to sign it. Yet four months after winning the championship there is still no deal.
Posted on 23 March 2015 | 4:24 am
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  Track days provide an escape from the
Legendary drivers have raced and won here: Stirling Moss, Jacky Ickx, Bruce McLaren, James Hunt, Mario Andretti, Jack Brabham and Emerson Fittipaldi. The place has a rich history. Today the pit lane is full of amateur drivers taking a day off work ...
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 7:32 pm
  Motorsports Monday: Time to act on
Several things combined to change their minds. Jack Brabham, Jackie Stewart, Jim Clark, Graham Hill, Jochen Rindt – they all went to Indianapolis in the 1960s to race in the 500 and they all had to wear belts and harnesses because of the rules.
Posted on 24 August 2015 | 2:23 pm
  Formula One team McLaren mourns the death of
Kerr was credited with helping the team survive the troubled times following the tragic accident that claimed the life of his great friend Bruce McLaren in 1970. Kerr was also a manager of Australian legend Sir Jack Brabham, running his London garage.
Posted on 23 August 2015 | 10:00 pm
  Sebastian Vettel at 150 - how he compares to
Alberto Ascari and Michael Schumacher are next up with seven consecutive triumphs (Schumacher also took six straight wins on another occasion), while Jack Brabham, Jim Clark, Nigel Mansell and Lewis Hamilton have all scored five consecutive victories.
Posted on 22 August 2015 | 6:00 pm
  $750,000 improvement: designs on a new-look
ORANGE City Council’s plans to upgrade Sir Jack Brabham Park are making progress, with concept designs completed and tenders to ultimately design and construct the buildings out. Plans were put in place in 2013 and, with $750,000 in the current budget to ...
Posted on 19 August 2015 | 4:46 pm
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  wxatgp500: RT @zdravkost: Jack Brabham in
wxatgp500: RT @zdravkost: Jack Brabham in @BrabhamOfficial BT24 scored his 25th podium in #F1 with a 2nd place finish in Mexico. #OTD 1967 #MexicanGP…
Posted on 22 October 2017 | 7:22 pm
  zdravkost: Jack Brabham in @BrabhamOfficial
zdravkost: Jack Brabham in @BrabhamOfficial BT24 scored his 25th podium in #F1 with a 2nd place finish in Mexico. #OTD 1967… https://t.co/SVcA0t23FU
Posted on 22 October 2017 | 7:22 pm
  BellElies: RT @AttachMax: 1964 Monaco GP
BellElies: RT @AttachMax: 1964 M^@%aco GP practice - Jack Brabham, Brabham-Climax BT7 https://t.co/SdQYw2GQhx
Posted on 22 October 2017 | 7:22 pm
  refinedmanxxx: RT @AttachMax: 1964 Monaco GP
refinedman&^^!: RT @AttachMax: 1964 M#%aco GP practice - Jack Brabham, Brabham-Climax BT7 https://t.co/SdQYw2GQhx
Posted on 22 October 2017 | 7:22 pm
  barrybazzabazF1: RT @RetroRacingCo: Today in
barrybazzabazF1: RT @RetroRacingCo: Today in '67, Jim Clark wins @mexicogp, but 3rd place is enough to give Denny Hulme the world @le win ahead of team ma…
Posted on 22 October 2017 | 7:22 pm
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  Resolved Question: Sir Jack Brabham has done
http://www.abc.net.au/news/2014-05-19/sir-jack-brabham-3-time-formula-one-world-drivers-champion-dies/5461332 Sir Jackie Stewart: Jack was driving quite quickly in London when a Policeman stopped him and asked "Who do you think you are, Stirling Moss?" "No, he's in the back seat" replied Jack quick as a flash True Story *Jack Brabham was the only man to build his own cars, race them and win World Championships *He won it in 1956 in his own car then again in 1959 and 1966 in a Cooper?
Posted on 18 May 2014 | 4:07 pm
  Resolved Question: Top 3 Formula One drivers
Many to choose from :-)... For me: 1) Schumacher 2) Senna 3) Alonso Your top 3??? Based on quality of the driving, determination etc...
Posted on 5 September 2013 | 11:46 pm
  Resolved Question: Jack Brrrrrabham, Song -
Hi Guys, Driving back from Canberra yestrday i heard a song about Jack Brabham. the lyrics went somthing like..."becaseu he's Jack Brrrrrrrabhem" with the last name sounding like the roar or a car race. tried searching the lyrics but cant find it. anyone know of it? Thanks all
Posted on 7 October 2012 | 1:50 pm
  Resolved Question: F1 - Who do you think has
Here is some info to help you decide..... 10. Jack Brabham (AUS) - Jack Brabham is a three-time World Champion, who won two World Championships back-to-back in 1959 and 1960. He raced 128 times in his 15-year career, winning 14 of those races and achieving 31 podium finishes. His 1966 World Championship triumph was extra special as he became the only man to win a Formula One World Championship with one of his own cars. 9. Nelson Piquet (BRA) - Another one of the handful of drivers to win three World Championships, all of Piquet's triumphs came in the 1980s. In his 207 races, he recorded 23 wins and 60 podium finishes. He also won 481.5 points in his career, a total not many have surpassed. 8. Alberto Ascari (ITA) - Some would argue that Ascari doesn't deserve to be on this list; others would say he should be higher up. He may have only raced 33 times, but he still managed to win two World Championships. The main reason he is on this list, though, is his win percentage. He won 13 of his 33 races, including seven in a row in one season, a record equaled only by Michael Schumacher. He also achieved 17 podium finishes. 7. Niki Lauda (AUS) - Lauda is another of the small group to have won three World Championships, with nine years between his first and last Championship wins. He won 25 of his 177 races, finishing on the podium a total of 54 times. He competed with five different manufacturers, with two of his Championships coming at Ferrari and his last coming after a return to the sport with McLaren. 6. Sir Jackie Stewart (SCO) - "The Flying Scot" is another three-time World Champion. All his Championships wins came for Tyrell in 1969, 1971, and 1973. He won 27 of his 100 races, getting on the podium 43 times, which means that he's finished in the top three in 47 percent of his races. He remains the only man to win a World Championship in a French-built car. 5. Jim Clark (SCO) - The dominant driver of his era, he was the predecessor to Jackie Stewart, winning the World Championship in 1963 and 1965. He died in a crash in 1968 while racing in Germany after just eight years of racing. Without the accident, he probably would have added to his two World Championships. He won 25 of his 73 races, more than a third, and found himself on the podium 32 times. 4. Alain Prost (FRA) - A four-time World Champion, only two men have won more than Alain Prost. He had a notable rivalry with teammate Ayrton Senna while at McLaren. He won 51 of his 202 races, with 106 appearances on the podium. The 768 career Championship points he achieved is the second highest total in F1 history. His 51 wins is also the second highest total of wins in history. 3. Juan Manuel Fangio (ARG) - The first superstar of Formula One, Fangio dominated the 1950s, winning all of his five World Championships in that decade. His record of five World Championships stood for 46 years, and his record of winning five Championships with four different teams (Alfa Romeo, Maserati, Mercedes and Ferrari) still stands to this day. He won four Championships in a row form 1954-1957 and won nearly half of the races he competed in (24 of 52). He also appeared on the podium 35 times. 2. Ayrton Senna (BRA) - The last driver to be killed while driving an F1 car, Senna is considered by many to be the greatest ever. His tragic end was watched by millions on live TV as they saw a great of the sport succumb to an early death. A joy to watch on and off the track, Senna won his three World Championships in 1988, 1990 and 1991. He won 41 of his 162 races and reached the podium 60 times. Although his statistics are perhaps eclipsed by others, as a driver there were few, if any, better. 1. Michael Schumacher (GER) - His domination of his sport can be compared to that of Tiger Woods or Roger Federer. However, unlike those two, Schumacher has made it as the best in my opinion. When he got in full swing, the records started tumbling. He holds the record for most World Championships (seven), most consecutive World Championships (five), most race victories (91), most fastest laps (76), most pole positions (68), most points scored (1,369) and most races won in a single season (13). He is also the only driver to have achieved an entire season of podium finishes, on his way to his 154 podium finishes. Overall, Schumacher holds 31 Formula One records. I will tell you what I think after 24 Hours of this post........
Posted on 31 July 2010 | 9:36 pm
  Resolved Question: F1 QUIZ - Which F1 season
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