Tag Archive: Jack Brabham

Aug 24

Fifty years ago, Jack Brabham won the first Canadian Grand Prix

This Sunday August 27, back in 1967

BRABHAM_1967-Rotondo (002)This weekend, Formula 1 resumes its 2017 season at the Belgian Grand Prix, which will be held this coming Sunday August 27. On that same day, exactly fifty years ago, seventeen drivers, including six who had already been or would become F1 World Champions, settled onto the starting grid at the Mosport track in Ontario.

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May 27

Ricciardo sets sights on ‘feel good’ Monaco win

“If you could pick your wins on the calendar, Monaco is probably on top of the list”
Daniel Ricciardo knows that there is one race win on the F1 calendar that every driver wants to add to his CV it is Monaco and, after the frustration of missing out in Spain two weeks ago, he is resetting his sights on the Principality.
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Feb 11

Prost: F1 needs more open title fight

“Lewis should be the favourite for the championship again”

Prost: F1 needs more open title fightAlain Prost says F1 needs an open title battle and believes Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel could take on Mercedes duo Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg. Read the rest of this entry »


Feb 01

Sam MacLeod fearless in NZ Motor Cup victory

Championship leader Lance Stroll had come through to hold fourth place ahead of Santino Ferrucci and Arjun Maini

Toyota Racing Series logo He has led races, scored pole positions, proven a tough rival at every turn of a race, recorded fastest laps and attacked in bold overtaking moves across the opening three rounds of the 2015 Toyota Racing Series.

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Oct 24

Family and friends unite in honour of Sir Jack Brabham

Special Memorial event held in aid of Kidney Research UK

2014-10-24 - Family and friends unite in honour of Sir Jack Brabham Over 400 people joined the Brabham family in celebration of the remarkable life and outstanding achievements of triple Formula 1 World Champion Sir Jack Brabham at Silverstone today.
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Oct 13

Magic number is ‘5’ for Vettel

The magic number for Sebastian Vettel is five.

2013-09-21- Red Bull Racing - Sebastian Vettel - 99027Winning at Suzuka on Sunday extended the German’s winning streak to five races. Read the rest of this entry »


Dec 31

Brabham name could return to F1

The famous Brabham name could return to formula one.

2011-03-26 - Red Bull Racing - Australia - Sir Jack Brabham - Mark Webber - Alan Jones1981_12NigelMansellLotus-Cosworth_06HectorRebaqueBrabham-CosworthFormer triple world champion Sir Jack Brabham, an Australian who is now 86, founded his eponymous team in 1960 and it later raced under Bernie Ecclestone’s stewardship. Read the rest of this entry »


Sep 27

Vettel climbing all-time F1 winner’s list

Vettel also climbing F1 earnings list – report

2011-09-11 - Red Bull Racing - Italy - Sebastian Vettel 32011-09-24 - Red Bull Racing - Singapore - Sebastian Vettel 3During his meteoric 2011 season, double champion-elect Sebastian Vettel has quietly climbed the list of all time greats. Before the season began, the young German was 29th on the all-time winner’s list with his ten victories, alongside Gerhard Berger and James Hunt.

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Dec 13

2011 to equal 40-year-old ‘most F1 champions’ record

There have never been six active world champions all still driving in F1 at the same time.

2010-10-23 - Red Bull Racing - Lewis Hamilton - Fernando Alonso - Mark Webber - Jenson Button - Sebastian Vettel 22010-10-10 - Mercedes GP - Michael Schumacher 042011 will be the first season in four decades in which no fewer than five world champions line up on the grid. Among new champion Sebastian Vettel’s rivals next season will be former title winners Jenson Button (2009), Lewis Hamilton (2008), Fernando Alonso (2005-6) and Michael Schumacher (1994-5 and 2000-4). Read the rest of this entry »


Jan 13

All living champions to attend 2010 opener

 All living F1 world champions will come together at March’s 2010 season opener in Bahrain.

“This will be a truly special occasion, especially for all those who love F1 and who have been following the sport for many years,” said circuit boss Martin Whitaker. Read the rest of this entry »


Sep 26

Leventis & Verdon-Roe victorious at Goodwood

 Strakka Racing’s Nick Leventis polished off a remarkable season

With a debut win at the Goodwood Revival last weekend, securing victory with co-driver Bobby Verdon-Roe in the prestigious Lavant Cup. One of the headline events at the annual Revival, the Lavant Cup vies with the RAC Tourist Trophy for top honours. Read the rest of this entry »