At the great sports weekend with a Toyota as the winner of the 6 hour race of Spa-Francorchamps and the victory of Mercedes-AMG in the first and Audi in the second DTM 2017, a message from the Autobild almost went down: There was read on May 5th , That David Brabham as a buyer of the Force India Team in the Formula 1 back and the successful brand Brabham would like to revive. A hammer, because Brabham has been one of the most legendary teams in the royal class of motorsport. Autocar, however, brought the message first and pointed out that the son of company founder Jack Brabham with the help of investors from America wants to buy the team Force India, but similar to McLaren would like to bring a supercar, a sports car on the market. Fans of motor sports and the Brabham modellautos will be happy.
What was Brabham?
The Brabham team participated in 394 Grand Prizes from 1962 to 1992, won 35 of them and won four World Championship Championships: 1966 with founder Jack Brabham in person, 1967 with Denny Hulme, 1981 and 1983 with Nelson Piquet. The 1983 Brabham BMW BT52 in 1:18 scale from Minichamps is likely to be the crowning achievement of all modellautos; We have brought him back to focus on the title model of this article. A detailed chassis and a cockpit, which is as true to the original as if you could get in and get rid of the negligible engine hood, the slavishly correctly drawn formula 1 technique brought to life. Limited to only 1,000 copies.
And only to have exclusive with modelissimo and ck-modelcars. But now back to Jack Brabham's son, David, who himself had completed 24 Formula One races and wanted to revive his father's brand. The Force India team is very efficient and reached the 4th place of the Constructors' World Championship with 173 points. With the start of the season for the Formula 1 World Championship 2017, the team will be the main sponsor with the water filter specialist BWT AG. Thus the design of the monopostos also shifts from the Indian national colors to pink; The look with which Lucasauer won the first race of the DTM 2017 on Mercedes-AMG. Force India has been working on the power unit of the Stuttgarter since 2015. However, the main shareholders Subrata Roy and Vijay Mallya have been in litigations for several years.
What does David Brabham say?
Brabham to the rumors: "Brabham is a brand with a 69-year history and it is our intention to get the name back on track." Since his plans for 2015 to enter the Formula E, the Formula 1 and the sports car world championship, several sponsors reported to him, so that now new ways can be envisaged. Brabham still plays an important role in ck-modelcars. Not only because of the above mentioned, in several versions, the world-famous Brabham-BMW BT52, but also with many other miniatures of the so great name. You can get a complete overview of our Brabham models in the list accessible via this link. Have fun and good luck to the address of David Brabham.