After winning two championships with Cooper’s innovative rear-engined cars Jack Brabham claimed a third in his own chassis. He passed away today aged 88.
Ayrton Senna and Jack Brabham both won three championships but had very different careers.
Jack Brabham and Lewis Hamilton both won the championship in their second full F1 seasons.
Which of these champions of the sixties should progress a stage in Champion of Champions?
Brabham is the latest former F1 team to be tipped to return to F1 in 2010, joining the likes of Lola and March. However the company that has submitted the entry for 2010 under the Brabham name is not linked to the man who founded the original Brabham team, three-times F1 champion Sir Jack Brabham. … Continue reading New row over use of Brabham name
Part three of our look at Formula 1’s 100 Grand Prix winners. This part looks at the careers of champions such as Jack Brabham, Phill Hill and Graham Hill.
Poor Felipe Massa. Had his Ferrari engine gone three laps further he?óÔé¼Ôäód be sitting on top of the drivers?óÔé¼Ôäó championship now. Formula 1 cars may be extremely reliable nowadays but they do break down occasionally. But it’s one thing to drop out of the race in the early stages – it’s quite another when you’re … Continue reading Last-lap losers (p1/2)
Australia has produced two world champions but where are its stars of the future? Jack Butler looks at the past and future of Australians in F1 in this guest post. Australia is a big country. It?óÔé¼Ôäós one of the biggest, in fact. And yet it?óÔé¼Ôäós only produced sixteen F1 drivers and two world champions (Jack … Continue reading Where are all the Australians?
On his current run of form Felipe Massa stands a chance of achieving something very rarely seen in Formula 1: he could turn the tables on his team mate by taking the title off him the year after he won it. The only driver to achieve this in recent F1 history is Alain Prost, who … Continue reading Could Felipe Massa ‘do a Prost’?