Original Aussie grit
At 87, Sir Jack Brabham is the oldest living F1 world champion. Not only that, but he won the title three times and remains the only man do so in his own car. AUTOSPORT's sister publication F1 Racing relished a rare chance to interview a grand prix great
Before anybody did anything, Jack Brabham did everything.
Bought a car. Built an engine. Raced them. Won. Won some more. Went to Europe. Sold a car. Bought another. Raced it. Won. Won some more. A championship. Another. A pause. Launched a team. Made a car. Bought an engine. A championship. Another. Still some wins. And then… then he quit.
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