Born in 1945, Jacky Ickx stands as a Belgian racing legend, celebrated for his unparalleled versatility and triumphs across a spectrum of motorsport disciplines.1
In the realm of Formula One, Ickx showcased his prowess, securing a remarkable eight victories. His quest for the championship fell narrowly short in 1969 and 1970, leaving an indelible mark on the sport and solidifying his status as a force to be reckoned with on the track.
Ickx’s endurance racing legacy is nothing short of extraordinary, highlighted by six wins at the prestigious Le Mans. His triumphs extended to World Sports Car Championships, further establishing him as a dominant force in the endurance racing circuit.
The pinnacle of his endurance racing career came with the 1979 Can-Am Championship title, adding another illustrious achievement to his name.