Jacky Ickx

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Jacques Bernard "Jacky" Ickx (French pronunciation: ​[ʒaki ɪks]; 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 772,988 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 28 in 2019). Jacky Ickx is the 27th most popular racing driver (down from 25th in 2019), the 108th most popular biography from Belgium (down from 101st 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 27 out of 888Before him are Jack Brabham, Nelson Piquet, Ronnie Peterson, Clay Regazzoni, Nigel Mansell, and Carlos Reutemann. After him are Giacomo Agostini, John Surtees, Mike Hawthorn, Mario Andretti, Jean Todt, and Roland Ratzenberger.

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Among people born in 1945, Jacky Ickx ranks 44Before him are Itzhak Perlman, Slobodan Praljak, Jean Nouvel, Abdrabbuh Mansur Hadi, Jacqueline du Pré, and Keith Jarrett. After him are Steve Martin, John Lithgow, Roger Glover, James Avery, Nikita Mikhalkov, and Richard Thaler.

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Among people born in Belgium, Jacky Ickx ranks 108 out of 899Before him are Justus Lipsius (1547), Jacob Obrecht (1457), Corneille Heymans (1892), David Teniers the Younger (1610), Anne of France (1461), and André Grétry (1741). After him are Marie José of Belgium (1906), Karel van Mander (1548), Joseph Plateau (1801), Morris (1923), Eugène Ysaÿe (1858), and François Vatel (1631).


Among racing drivers born in Belgium, Jacky Ickx ranks 1After him are Thierry Boutsen (1957), Willy Mairesse (1928), Olivier Gendebien (1924), Charles de Tornaco (1927), Max Verstappen (1997), Georges Berger (1918), Patrick Nève (1949), Arthur Legat (1898), Alain de Changy (1922), Jacques Swaters (1926), and Roger Laurent (1913).