Brabham BT62 is a showstopper at Goodwood

Brabham BT62 is a showstopper at Goodwood

26.07.2018: It's with great pride and not a little emotion that I write to you about my experience driving the Brabham BT62 up the hillclimb course at this year's Goodwood Festival of Speed

It's with great pride and not a little emotion that I write to you about my experience driving the Brabham BT62 up the hillclimb course at this year's Goodwood Festival of Speed.



For me personally it was incredibly moving to have driven the BT62 at Goodwood with my son Sam beside me in the passenger seat. Goodwood means so much to me and my family.



Goodwood is also where both my father Sir Jack Brabham, and I, both tested prior to racing in Britain. My father went on to compete and win in races held at Goodwood, and it's poignant for me that when he passed away, some of his ashes were scattered on the Goodwood circuit.



I myself have driven numerous times at the Goodwood Festival of Speed and in the Goodwood Revival; but this year is particularly special because I did it in a car bearing the Brabham name as a manufacturer. I really understand now how my father must have felt driving a car of his own construction, and at Goodwood, too.



As Managing Director of Brabham Automotive I'm proud to be behind the wheel of the BT62. It's everything I envisaged it would be, and more. My team and I have worked tirelessly to take it from a vision to reality.



To get a flavour of the excitement created by the BT62 at Goodwood, please click here for our downloadable pdf newsletter containing a link to a video of the BT62 in action on the course. I look forward to meeting some of you soon and introducing you to the next chapter of Brabham's winning dynasty.



- David Brabham - also photo

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26.07.2018 / MaP

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