Sam Brabham

Date of birth: 18th August 1994
Place of birth: Slough, England
Lives: Banbury, Oxfordshire, England
Nationality: British
Family: Parents: David and Lisa. Brothers: Finn and Jayson
Occupation: Studying Sport and Exercise Science at the University of Northampton
Hobbies: Cricket and football
Helmet colours: Draws inspiration from the Brabham family’s racing heritage and Sir Jack’s F1 legacy - green, gold and black, with the iconic ‘Brabham Hissing Sid’
Racing hero: Ayrton Senna
Ultimate ambition: Formula 1 World Champion
Partners: Forresters: Auto Windscreens: Ellis Clowes:
Facebook: /SamBrabhamOfficial
Twitter: @SamBrabs
  • Turned both first career pole positions into his first two MSA Formula Ford Championship race victories at Thruxton (2014), becoming the only Brabham in history to win in British Formula Ford
  • Ranked ninth overall in first international racing campaign, recording seven top 10 MRF Challenge finishes with a best result of fifth in Bahrain 
  • Selected as a BRDC Rising Star in January 2014
  • Inducted in to the MSA Academy in October 2013
  • Delivered an outstanding debut single-seater season in the 2013 Dunlop MSA Formula Ford Championship of Great Britain with JTR. Six outright podiums, including three seconds and three third places sealed fourth in the title standings, despite missing the opening rounds
  • Scholarship class runner-up with six victories amid 21 Podiums and four fastest laps, including second place and fastest lap in his first ever Formula Ford race at Donington Park
  • Graduated to single-seaters with limited karting experience, working his way through junior and senior karting categories in just five years
  • Became the first Brabham in history to compete at European level karting in the Rotax Max Euro Challenge with Dan Holland Racing
  • Proved more than a match against vastly experienced drivers on his move up to the senior karting ranks with DHR across select, high profile Senior Rotax Max events in 2012
  • Graduating to junior national level in 2011 with Project One, broke into the top 10 ranks within four events of his debut Formula Kart Stars season
  • Started arrive-and-drive karting at Buckmore Park, Kent, in 2008 before moving up to achieve notable club level results in Mini Max and Junior Max with the Project One team

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