Hall of Fame


JACKY ICKX

Jacky Ickx started on motorcycles then turned to saloons in 1965, twice winning the Spa 24 Hours. However, he caught the eye of Formula One team boss Ken Tyrrell who put him into his Formula Three team.

Tyrrell promoted him to Formula Two for 1966. He won three races in 1967, even having the audacity to qualify third for the German Grand Prix when pitched in against more powerful Formula One cars. He was promoted to Formula One for 1968, with Ferrari. He was fourth overall in his first season, winning the French Grand Prix. He moved to Brabham in 1969 and won twice more, also winning the Le Mans 24 Hours.

Back with Ferrari in 1970, he won three times. He joined Lotus for 1974. The end of his F1 career was spent with Williams, Ensign and Ligier. Jacky also draw satisfaction from his record tally of six wins in the Le Mans 24 Hours.

 


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  • Name : Jacques-Bernard Ickx
  • Birthplace : Brussels, Belgium
  • Nationality : Belgian
  • Teams : Cooper, Ferrari, Brabham, McLaren, Williams, Lotus, Wolf, Ensign, Ligier
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  • F1 Records : 13 pole positions, 25 podiums, 8 wins