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Formula 1: former driver Jean-Pierre Jabouille is dead


Aged 80, the former driver died on Thursday, he who won two races and made six podiums in 49 F1 Grands Prix in the 70s and 80s.

Former French racing driver Jean-Pierre Jabouille, architect of Renault's first victory in Formula 1, died at the age of 80, we learned Thursday from his family.

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Jabouille, 49 F1 races to his credit between 1975 and 1981, had won two Grands Prix, in 1979 in France and the following year in Austria.

Four times third in the 24 Hours of Le Mans (in 1973, 1974, 1992 and 1993), the native of Paris was subsequently technical director at Ligier, then took the helm of Peugeot Sport before creating his own endurance team. , Jabouille-Bouresche Racing.

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Source: lefigaro

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