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Jacky Ickx

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Jacques Bernard Edmon Martin Henry "Jacky" Ickx (French pronunciation: [ʒaki iks]; born 1 January 1945) is a Belgian former racing driver who won the 24 Hours of Le Mans six times (second-highest of all time) and achieved eight wins and 25 podium finishes in Formula One. He greatly contributed to several World Championships for Makes and World Sports Car championships: Ford (1968), Ferrari (1972), Porsche (1976–1977) and (1982–1985) by his 37 major World Sports Car wins. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jacky Ickx has received more than 1,006,496 page views. His biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 29 in 2019). Jacky Ickx is the 24th most popular racing driver (up from 27th in 2019), the 77th most popular biography from Belgium (up from 108th in 2019) and the most popular Belgian Racing Driver.

Jacky Ickx is most famous for being a Belgian racing driver who was the winner of the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 1969 and the Formula One World Championship in 1972.

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Among racing drivers, Jacky Ickx ranks 24 out of 888Before him are Jim Clark, Graham Hill, Gilles Villeneuve, Bruce McLaren, Clay Regazzoni, and Helmut Marko. After him are Mario Andretti, Nigel Mansell, Jack Brabham, Giacomo Agostini, Carlos Reutemann, and Mike Hawthorn.

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Among people born in 1945, Jacky Ickx ranks 33Before him are Goldie Hawn, Ehud Olmert, Mia Farrow, Abdelmadjid Tebboune, Ram Nath Kovind, and Priscilla Presley. After him are Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta, Abdrabbuh Mansur Hadi, Moshe Katsav, Neil Young, Jean Nouvel, and Jacqueline du Pré.

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Among people born in Belgium, Jacky Ickx ranks 77 out of 1,019Before him are Quentin Matsys (1466), Herman Van Rompuy (1947), François Englert (1932), Adolphe Quetelet (1796), Ambiorix (-100), and Princess Joséphine Charlotte of Belgium (1927). After him are Ernest Solvay (1838), Hubert van Eyck (1366), Albert Claude (1899), Corneille Heymans (1892), Matilda of Flanders (1031), and Prince Philippe, Count of Flanders (1837).


Among racing drivers born in Belgium, Jacky Ickx ranks 1After him are Max Verstappen (1997), Thierry Boutsen (1957), Willy Mairesse (1928), Olivier Gendebien (1924), Georges Berger (1918), Charles de Tornaco (1927), Jacques Swaters (1926), Patrick Nève (1949), Arthur Legat (1898), Alain de Changy (1922), and Eric van de Poele (1961).