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May 11, 2023 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The speaker at the Bourne Motor Racing Club evening on 11th May will see a return of the Author and Biographer Jon Saltinstall who will be talking about the Motor Racing Legend Jacky Ickx.
Jacky Ickx started racing motorcycles becoming Belgian Champion twice before moving on to car racing in Formula two. He won the F2 European Championship in 1967. He signed for the Ferrari F1 team in 1968 and had an illustrious Sports car career with 6 Le Mans wins driving Ford GT40’s, Ferraris and Porsche 917’s. Jacky was runner up in the F1 World Championship in 1969 with Brabham and again in 1970 with Ferrari where he achieved eight F1 victories in the period between 1968-1972. Jacky later competed in Rallies such as the Paris-Dakar driving for Mercedes Benz and Porsche.
Jon Has just completed his book on the career of Jacky Ickx and will have copies for sale at the BMRC night