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'Geriatric Jack' shows the young ones how it's done

The 1966 Dutch Grand Prix at Zandvoort was Jack Brabham's first race since his 40th birthday.

Members of the media had mocked the milestone anniversary, questioning the Aussie's ability to challenge for the world championship at his ripe old age.

On Sunday, when the time came for drivers to join the grid, a prankish and ancient looking Brabham, leaning on a cane and wearing a false beard, limped painfully to his car.

Ninety laps later however, following the demise of Jim Clark's Lotus, Jack Brabham celebrated his tenth Grand Prix victory, after lapping the entire field.