Triple world champion and F1 legend Sir Jack Brabham has died.
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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
The 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.
“It’s good to stage the kart race here at Autosport International”
International 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.
David Brabham brought proceedings against Mr. Michael Trick following his refusal to amicably cancel certain registrations
The 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.
Flavio Briatore thinks Ferrari should sign Felipe Massa for another season.
The 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.”
Super-strong and super-quick teammate and rival, Brabham says
He 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.
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.
Near 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.
Success at Sebring
The 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.
Historic victory for de Chaunac led team in 2011 opener
Peugeot 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.
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.
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.
But status of Porsche following heavy accident is unclear
Two weeks following its first overall victory in the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón, Muscle Milk Team CytoSport and Klaus Graf set the fastest lap time in testing Thursday for the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Challenge. His lap of 1:12.841 (111.596 mph) led a very close LMP field around Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course.
Eager for first overall Mid-Ohio win since 2001
David Brabham is hopeful that he can help lead Patrón Highcroft Racing back to the top step of the podium in the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón – this time at Mid-Ohio. Will it happen? He lets us is on the keys in his latest blog update.
Quick final stop helps send Brabham/Pagenaud to victory
Patrón Highcroft Racing scored its third consecutive victory in the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón on Sunday with a hard-fought victory in the Larry H. Miller Dealerships Utah Grand Prix. Simon Pagenaud drove the final 1:45 in the team’s HPD ARX-01c, and the Patrón Highcroft crew took advantage of a quick final pit stop to beat Drayson Racing’s Emanuele Pirro to the line by 19.116 seconds at Miller Motorsports Park.
Second straight pole position at Utah for French phenom
Simon Pagenaud captured his second straight pole position at the Larry H. Miller Dealerships Utah Grand Prix on Saturday. The sterling Frenchman set a best lap of 1:34.350 (116.229 mph) in Patrón Highcroft Racing’s HPD ARX-01c that he will drive with David Brabham.
Abandon at the 20th hour of the 24 hours
David Brabham and Highcroft Racing’s faultless second place in LMP2 was stolen away in the 20th hour of the Le Mans 24 Hours 2010, a cooling issue ending the team’s dream debut and Brabham’s hopes to secure a fourth consecutive class title at the Circuit de la Sarthe.
Bruni’s time Wednesday stands despite furious Corvette charge
Risi Competizione held onto pole position in GT2 on for the 78th running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans with Gianmaria Bruni’s time of 3:59.361 from Wednesday holding up during Thursday’s two qualifying sessions. The Ferrari F430 GT of Bruni, Jaime Melo and Pierre Kaffer is on pole position at Le Mans for the first time.
Wirth Research is gearing up for one of the most significant weeks in the pioneering company’s history.
This weekend high-tech race cars that it has designed are competing in both the FIA Formula One World Championship and the Le Mans 24 Hours – an achievement only legendary sporting marque Ferrari can match in 2010.