Jacky Ickx turns 75

01. Jan 2020 
by Ziv Knoll

Jacky Ickx (born 1 January 1945 in Brussels) turned 75.

The great Belgian champion achieved 8 Grand Prix victories and 25 podiums in Formula 1, six Le Mans 24 Hours wins. He also won the Can-AM Championship in 1979 and is a former winner of the Dakar Rally.

Ickx twice finished as championship runner-up in Formula One, in 1969 and 1970, and is widely considered as one of the all-times greats and a survivor of an era where racing was so dangerous.

Source: Ziv Knoll

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