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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.

Silverstone, Northamptonshire, UK - Friday 24 October, 2014

Video: Daniel Ricciardo's Sir Jack Brabham Memorial Message

Red Bull Racing's Daniel Ricciardo sent this special video message to the Sir Jack Brabham Memorial at Silverstone on Friday, in which he recalls his first memory of meeting the great man, aged 4, and a photo he will 'treasure forever'.