Jack Brabham wins
his last race at Kyalami. Three-time World Champion "Black Jack" was 44 when the
lion roared one last time and overhauled Jackie Stewart and won the South African Grand
Prix. The World Champion driver and constructor was a man of uncompromising integrity
who's driving skill matched with a shrewd mechanical know-how led to a remarkable career.
Jim Clark born in Kilmany, Fifeshire. The two-time World
Champion may have been the most naturally gifted driver of all time. He died just as he
was reaching his peak as a driver and as a man.
Gotlieb Daimler was born in
Schorndorf, Württemberg. Regarded along with Carl Benz as the inventor of the gas powered
motor car, his Silver Arrows became legends on the race tracks of the world.
was born in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Considered by Stirling Moss as the greatest
"racer" of all time. The sight of his yellow helmet in the rear-view mirror of
any driver would cause their pulse to rise. His death has left a void in the sport that
has still not been filled.