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Brabham, John Arthur (1926 - )

OBE, Kt cr
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Racing car driver
Born: 2 April 1926
(Sir) John Arthur (Jack) Brabham is a very successful racing driver, who used the Repco Brabham racing engine developed during the 1960s. He was knighted in 1979 and was also appointed an Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE). Brabham was a member of the Commonwealth Government Road Safety Committee.

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Alternative Names: Brabham, Jack

1959 - 1960World Champion Racing Driver
1966Ferodo World Trophy for Motor Sport received
1966World Champion Racing Driver
1967Constructors Champion for the World award received
1971When the Flag Drops published
1979Knight Bachelor (Kt cr)
1996Constructors Champion for the World award received

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Originally published 1994-1999 by Australian Science Archives Project, 1999-2006 by the Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre
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