Jack Brabham

Nicknamed “Black Jack”, Sir Jack Brabham was a triple Australian Formula One World Champion who won the Drivers’ Title in 1959, 1960 and 1966. By winning the 1959 Monaco Grand Prix, he became the first Australian and Antipodean racing driver to win a Formula One Grand Prix and also the Formula One World Championship. Having won the title for Cooper in 1959 and 1960, Brabham started his own team in 1962 and, by winning the title for the 3rd and final time in 1966, became the only driver in the history of F1 to have won a title in a car bearing his own name. His son David raced in Formula 1 in 1990 and 1994 and won the 1991 British F3 Championship, the 1991 Macau Grand Prix and the 2009 Le Mans 24 Hours.