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Jacky Ickx

Jacky Ickx. Copyright Ferret Fotographic 2009, part of the Colin Taylor Productions COllection. Used with permission.

Jacky Ickx. Copyright Ferret Fotographic 2009, part of the Colin Taylor Productions COllection. Used with permission.

Jacky Ickx, Monaco Historique, 2010. Copyright Alan Cox, 2010. Used with permission.

Jacky Ickx, Monaco Historique, 2010. Copyright Alan Cox, 2010. Used with permission.

Born:

01 Jan 1945
Ixelles, Brussels

Nationality:

Belgium

Grands Prix:

116 (1966-1979)

F2 starts:

16 (1967-1970)

Grand Prix and sportscar legend, who still races, although he is mostly retired now. He does media work and is involved with his daughter, Vanina's racing efforts. Lives near Brussels. Also runs the RACB Renault Academy. Jacky won Le Mans six times, won eight Grand Prix's, two Sebring 12 Hour races and also did well in touring cars. Ickx followed his journalist father Jacques into the sport by racing motorcycles before having a brief spell of national service. He moved to saloon cars after that before tackling single-seaters in 1966. Jacky was affected by Stefan Bellof's death in 1985 in which he was involved with and retired that year. He became chief steward at the Monaco Grand Prix for a while.

Biography last updated 22 Dec 2015