Tag Archive: David Brabham

Mar 23

FORMULA 1 ROLEX AUSTRALIAN GRAND PRIX: Flagworld.com live coverage – Thursday

No Australian winner

20170323-001There has never been an Australian winner of the Australian Grand Prix as it stands as a World Championship event. Many have tried – David Brabham, Alan Jones, Mark Webber and now Ricciardo stands to have the best chance. The car is expected to be a good one and perhaps with a bit of luck, he can get there.

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Mar 07

24 Hours of Le Mans: Nelson Piquet Jr with Rebellion Racing

Brazilian driver Nelson Piquet Jr will be on the grid of the world’s greatest endurance race next June

Nelson Piquet Jr.For the Formula E champion 2014-15 and former Renault F1 driver, this is a return to endurance racing. Piquet last raced at Le Mans ten years ago, finishing fourth in GT1 with David Brabham and Antonio Garcia in Team Modena’s Aston Martin DBR9. Read the rest of this entry »

May 19

Brabham dies at 88

Triple world champion and F1 legend Sir Jack Brabham has died.

Sir Jack Brabham 1 The Australian, who won the titles in 1959, 1960 and – uniquely whilst driving for his own team – 1966, died “peacefully” at his home on the Gold Coast at the age of 88 on Monday, his family said. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 17

The Brabham family today unveiled the first ever official website in the family’s 60 years of racing heritage, www.brabham.co.uk

Brabham Racing Dynasty launches first official online portal

Brabham logoThe stunning Brabham – A Racing Dynasty – online portal charts the outstanding achievements of all three generations of drivers and 30 years as an iconic Formula 1 team, serving as a startling reminder of the family’s contribution to global motorsport. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 22

First Grand Prix – Australia 2002 #MadeMyMark

I was the first Australian driver since David Brabham in 1994

Mark Webber - F1-DebutIt was a dream come true and to make my debut at my home Grand Prix with a team owned by a fellow Aussie, Paul Stoddart, made it all the more poignant.

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Jan 12

Stars race to honour Dan Wheldon for Alzheimer’s Society

“It’s good to stage the kart race here at Autosport International”

Autosport International Karting Challenge logoAutosport InternationalInternational stars from the world of two and four-wheeled motorsport, football, music and television, joined together to race in honour of British IndyCar Champion Dan Wheldon in the Autosport International Karting Challenge in aid of Alzheimer’s Society, on Friday, January 11. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 09

Brabham successful court action secures family trademark

David Brabham brought proceedings against Mr. Michael Trick following his refusal to amicably cancel certain registrations

Brabham logo2011-03-26 - Red Bull Racing - Australia - Sir Jack Brabham - Mark Webber - Alan JonesThe Brabham family can confirm the continued protection of the registered Brabham trademark, following David Brabham’s successful and determined pursuit of legal action through the German Higher Courts. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 04

Champions unite in honour of Dan Wheldon

Autosport International Karting Challenge

Autosport International Karting Challenge logoDan Wheldon Borg Warner TrophyThe Autosport International Karting Challenge in honour of Dan Wheldon has received World Champion support ahead of the Johnny Herbert-presented event at the NEC Birmingham on Friday, January 11. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 17

Ferrari should keep Massa for 2013 – Briatore

Flavio Briatore thinks Ferrari should sign Felipe Massa for another season.

2012-03-15 - Australian Grand Prix 2012 Thursday #1 295Briatore-01-2008-09-26The Italian team is openly undecided over its choice of teammate for Fernando Alonso next year, but former Renault boss Briatore said: “I would keep Massa for another year”. “Massa is a good driver but he should never compare his times with those of Alonso,” Italian Briatore is quoted by Corriere dello Sport.”

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Jul 06

100-Race Salute: Jan Magnussen

Super-strong and super-quick teammate and rival, Brabham says

ALMS - Jan Magnussen-Corvette-070512-1ALMS - Jan Magnussen-Brabham-070512-1He has been both a teammate and a rival, so David Brabham is well-qualified to speak on the accomplishments of Jan Magnussen. The Dane is set to make his 100th start in the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón this weekend at Lime Rock Park.

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Jun 13

25 F1 drivers to tackle Le Mans this weekend

More than 25 drivers with formula one experience will be on the grid at this weekend’s 80th running of the fabled 24 hour Le Mans race.

24 Heures du MansAllan McNish  Audi 2 photo - DPPI  François FlamandNear the front, in the premier LMP1 prototype class, will be Allan McNish and Marc Gene, driving for Audi.  Scot McNish raced in F1 with Toyota in 2002, while Gene drove for Minardi and is still a Ferrari test driver. Toyota has since left F1 and for 2012 has entered Le Mans, and the Japanese marque’s number 8 entry is a grand prix-superteam featuring Anthony Davidson (Super Aguri), Sebastien Buemi (Toro Rosso) and one-off 1999 Minardi driver Stephane Sarrazin.

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Mar 24

Wirth Research savours fast start to 2011 season

Success at Sebring

Wirth ResearchWirth ResearchThe innovative Honda Performance Development ARX-01e chassis, designed and developed by Wirth Research, made a hugely impressive debut when finishing a close second in last weekend’s Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring – a result that once again underlines the far-reaching capabilities of Wirth Research’s groundbreaking ‘Development in the Digital Domain’ techniques. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 20

Oreca Peugeot wins Sebring (+result)

 Historic victory for de Chaunac led team in 2011 opener

ORECA Sebring 2011-03-20Hugues de Chaunac 090917-1Peugeot won again at the Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring presented by Fresh from Florida on Saturday, this time the Team ORECA Matmut taking victory in America’s greatest sports car race and the opening round of the 2011 American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 14

Peugeot back out front after first Sebring test

New car, same result for defending 12 Hours champion

Peugeot 2011-03-1412 Hours of Sebring 2011 logoPeugeot picked up Monday where it left off last year with the fastest time in Monday’s test session for the 59th Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring presented by Fresh from Florida. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 13

Brabham receives All-American recognition

Honoured for their ALMS success in 2010

David Brabham 20101111David Brabham 20100924 David Brabham and Patron Highcroft Racing team-mate Simon Pagenaud have been honoured for their ALMS success in 2010. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 20

The Brabham blogs: Inspiring future generations

Conveying the principles of the Brabham Performance Clinic

Now that the 2010 season has drawn to a close and I’m back in the UK, I’m able to concentrate on something else close to my heart – Conveying the principles of my Brabham Performance Clinic, particularly with young people. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 13

Brabham blog: We are the Champions

Delving into a successful title defense with PHR

It’s been a whirlwind month of David Brabham, even after wrapping up a second straight LMP championship in the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 13

Brabham to tutor young drivers

At Autosport International

David Brabham, renowned as one of the world’s leading sportscar drivers, will host an exclusive free coaching session for young drivers at Autosport International 2011. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 01

Davidson leads Peugeot pole sweep for Petit Le Mans (+result & photos)

Second straight year with 908s on Atlanta front row

Peugeot swept the front row for Petit Le Mans powered by MAZDA 2 on Friday with Anthony Davidson taking pole position with a lap of 1:07.187 at Road Atlanta. The British pilot put his Peugeot 908 HDi ahead of Pedro Lamy in the sister car by 0.222 seconds. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 01

Quick time for Sarrazin in Road Atlanta darkness

Peugeot strikes back in day’s only dry session

Stephane Sarrazin put Peugeot back on top at Road Atlanta on Thursday night with the quickest time in the first dry practice session of Petit Le Mans powered by MAZDA 2. The Frenchman posted a lap of 1:08.777 (132.951 mph) in his diesel-powered Peugeot 908 HDI factory prototype to nip Audi Sport’s Andre Lotterer by more than a second. Read the rest of this entry »

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