Alan Jones

Race car driver, Chivalric Order Member

1946 –

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Who is Alan Jones?

Alan Stanley Jones MBE is an Australian former Formula One driver. He was the first driver to win a Formula One World Championship with the Williams team, becoming the 1980 World Drivers' Champion and the second Australian to do so following triple World Champion Sir Jack Brabham.

Jones is also the last Australian driver to win the Australian Grand Prix, winning the 1980 event at Calder Park Raceway, having lapped the field consisting mostly of Formula 5000 cars while he was driving his Formula One Championship winning Williams FW07B.

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Born
Nov 2, 1946
Melbourne
Children
Nationality
  • Australia
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Education
  • Xavier College

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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