Jack Brabham

1926 - 2014

Jack Brabham

Sir John Arthur Brabham, (2 April 1926 – 19 May 2014) was an Australian racing driver who was Formula One World Champion in 1959, 1960, and 1966. He was a founder of the Brabham racing team and race car constructor that bore his name.Brabham was a Royal Australian Air Force flight mechanic and ran a small engineering workshop before he started racing midget cars in 1948. His successes with midgets in Australian and New Zealand road racing events led to his going to Britain to further his racing career. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jack Brabham has received more than 542,170 page views. His biography is available in 48 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 12th most popular racing driver.

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Among racing drivers, Jack Brabham ranks 12 out of 782Before him are Michael Schumacher, Alain Prost, Jackie Stewart, Giuseppe Farina, Emerson Fittipaldi, and Alberto Ascari. After him are Clay Regazzoni, Jochen Rindt, Jim Clark, Graham Hill, Nelson Piquet, and Gilles Villeneuve.

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Among people born in 1926, Jack Brabham ranks 28Before him are John Coltrane, Allen Ginsberg, Prince Claus of the Netherlands, Ben Roy Mottelson, Jerry Lewis, and Donald A. Glaser. After him are Ivan Illich, Nuon Chea, Necmettin Erbakan, Louise Hay, George Martin, and Yusuf al-Qaradawi. Among people deceased in 2014, Jack Brabham ranks 20Before him are Jacques Le Goff, Hiroo Onoda, Shirley Temple, Lauren Bacall, Alain Resnais, and Paco de Lucía. After him are Richard Kiel, Alexander Grothendieck, Queen Fabiola of Belgium, Richard Attenborough, Gary Becker, and Virna Lisi.

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In Australia

Among people born in Australia, Jack Brabham ranks 6 out of 575Before him are Lawrence Bragg (1890), Julian Assange (1971), George Lazenby (1939), Geoffrey Rush (1951), and Rod Laver (1938). After him are Steve Irwin (1962), Elton Mayo (1880), Errol Flynn (1909), Cate Blanchett (1969), Chris Hemsworth (1983), and Alexander Prokhorov (1916).

Among RACING DRIVERS In Australia

Among racing drivers born in Australia, Jack Brabham ranks 1After him are Alan Jones (1946), Mark Webber (1976), Mick Doohan (1965), Tim Schenken (1943), Daniel Ricciardo (1989), Casey Stoner (1985), Ken Kavanagh (1923), Paul England (1929), Vern Schuppan (1943), David Walker (1941), and Troy Bayliss (1969).

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