David Brabham

Date of birth: 5th September 1965
Place of birth: Wimbledon, England
Lives: Banbury, Oxfordshire, England
Nationality: Australian/British
Family: Married to Lisa. Children: Jayson, Sam and Finn
Hobbies: Tennis, golf, fitness and reading
Helmet colours: Blue, gold, green, Southern Cross stars and the Earth
Biggest influence: Geoff Brabham
Facebook: /BrabhamOfficial
Twitter: @brabsracer
  • Triple Le Mans 24 Hours class winner. Outright victory with Team Peugeot Total in 2009 sealed a consecutive hat-trick of wins, following double GT1 titles with Aston Martin Racing in 2007 and 2008
  • Back-to-back American Le Mans Series Champion with Highcroft Racing in 2009 and 2010
  • Achieved two championship titles, 24 race wins, 62 class podiums and 14 pole positions in 105 ALMS starts since 1999
  • The only driver to boast pole positions and wins across all ALMS categories of LMP1, LMP2, GT1 and GT2
  • Scored back-to-back second place FIA World Endurance Championship LMP1 Privateer podiums during JRM Racing’s 2012 debut season, sealing third in the title standings
  • Four podium finishes secured in debut FIA GT1 World Championship season with Sumo Power GT in 2011
  • Since 1991, David has recorded an unprecedented collection of multiple sportscar crowns including the Japanese GTC GT500 Championship, USA Professional Sportscar Championship, Spa 24 Hours, Daytona 24 Hours, Sebring 12 Hours, Petit Le Mans, Bahrain GT Festival and Bathurst 1000
  • Illustrious 30-year career spans karting through single-seaters to Formula 1 and across the sportscar echelons
  • Unquestionably one of the most outstanding drivers of his generation, David is renowned for his unrivalled experience, motivational energy and focused driving force. His unique ability to gauge and direct the team dynamic in such a way that inspires every member to break boundaries has helped deliver outstanding results for decades
  • Through his Brabham Performance Clinic, David uses his global ethos and winning mentality to motivate others, from young drivers and students to professional organisations. Founded in 2004, the company developed the MSA’s young driver development and education programme, of which David was National Race Coach for six years. He continues as a consultant as the MSA manages Team UK in-house from 2013
  • An advocate of environmentally friendly racing, David’s suggestion that the American Le Mans Series consider an alternative fuel strategy helped found the Michelin Green X Challenge
  • David has raised more than £350,000 in 15 years with Racing4Charity and supports Humanity’s Team

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David Brabham

David Brabham