They debuted with the Reichel/ Pugh 66, the first Blackjack, named for Harburg's great mate and racing car legend Sir Jack Brabham
who died in 2014.
In making it three in a row, Webber became the first Australian to achieve such a feat since Sir Jack Brabham
in 1960, and the first driver in F1 since Ferrari's Felipe Massa three years ago.
In taking the chequered flag he became the first Australian to win in Monte Carlo since three-times champion Sir Jack Brabham
In taking the chequered flag he became the firstAustralian to win in Monte Carlo since three-times champion Sir Jack Brabham
It was in 1959 that three times world champion Sir Jack Brabham
won the first race of his illustrious career, that around the Monte Carlo principality, with Webber now able to stand tall alongside his hero.
MARK WEBBER became the first Australian since three-times world champion Sir Jack Brabham
43 years ago to claim pole for the Monaco Grand Prix.
Some are still racing -- Jenson Button, Lewis Hamilton, Fernando Alonso and of course Michael Schumacher -- but others such as the legendary Mario Andretti and stars from a former era such as Sir Jack Brabham
, Sir Jackie Stewart, John Surtees (the only world champion on both two and four wheels) together with more recent names such as Niki Lauda, Keke Rosberg, Damon Hill and Mika Hakkinen will all be joining the celebrations on race weekend.
Sir Jack Brabham
, Mika Hakkinen, Keke Rosberg, Niki Lauda, Sir Jackie Stewart, Damon Hill and Mario Andretti will be honoured alongside Michael Schumacher, Fernando Alonso, Lewis Hamilton and Jenson Button to mark the sport's 60th anniversary celebrations.
Stewart will be joined by past masters such as Sir Jack Brabham
, Gerhard Berger, Wayne Gardner, Jochen Mass and Sir Stirling Moss in some of the most exotic racing cars the world has seen.
IRWINDALE - Rip Michels sure showed former three-time world champion Sir Jack Brabham
how it is done.
MOTORSPORT: Sir Jackie Stewart has paid tribute to his on-track rival and friend Sir Jack Brabham
, the three-time Formula One world champion who has died aged 88.
BIRTHDAYS: Sir Jack Brabham
, former racing driver, 88; Penelope Keith, actress, 74; Linda Hunt, actress, 69; Sue Townsend, author, 68; Camille Paglia, social critic and author, 67; Paul Gambaccini, DJ and broadcaster, 65; Linford Christie, former Olympic gold medal-winning athlete and athletics coach, 54; Keren Woodward, singer (Bananarama), 53; Dermot Reeve, former cricketer/ commentator, 51; Teddy Sheringham, former footballer, 48.