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Banbury, Oxfordshire, UK – Friday 31 October, 2014

Project Brabham Community Votes To Extend Crowdfunding Phase

The Project Brabham community has unanimously voted to continue the crowdfunding campaign to resurrect the iconic Brabham Racing team for another two weeks. The first phase of David Brabham’s new model for sustainable motorsport was due to conclude this Saturday, but will now continue until midnight (PST) on Saturday 15 November. 

Banbury, Oxfordshire, UK – Thursday 30 October, 2014

David Brabham Blog: What’s The Trouble With F1?

When I arrived in the UK from Australia to start my professional motorsports career in 1988/9, there seemed to be a fairly healthy appetite from corporates to sponsor motorsport. I was in a team sponsored by Camel cigarettes racing in Vauxhall Lotus, which was a free drive in Europe. Then, in F3 the following year, I was driving for Bowman Racing which was sponsored by Jewson and so also a free drive, racing against teams sponsored by Marlboro, Cellnet, Uniden and we had live primetime TV on the BBC. After F3 I went straight to F1 with Brabham and I was paid to drive. There were sponsors throughout F3, F3000, Sportscars and F1.

Banbury, Oxfordshire, UK - Wednesday 29 October, 2014

Sir Jack Brabham Memorial: Nick Goozée Describes Jack As "The Greatest Inspiration In My Life"

Nick Goozée, the long-time Managing Director of Penske UK who began his apprenticeship with Brabham in 1963, gave this moving eulogy at the Sir Jack Brabham Memorial on Friday 24 October:

Banbury, Oxfordshire, UK – Tuesday 28 October, 2014

Project Brabham Reveals Brabham-Engineer Vision

Project Brabham has released more details about how it aims to inspire engineers through its Brabham-Engineer web application. One of the three Brabham-Digital online experiences underpinning David Brabham’s model for open source racing, aspiring engineers have until Saturday, 1 November, to secure a three-year subscription.

Silverstone, Northamptonshire, UK - Friday 24 October, 2014

Video: Mark Webber's Sir Jack Brabham Memorial Message

Mark Webber describes Sir Jack Brabham as “an absolute legend of our sport, an absolute trailblazer” in his video message sent to the Sir Jack Brabham Memorial, on Friday 24 October at Silverstone.