Follow that with a VW Scirocco race in Oschersleben against the series regulars and visiting “legend drivers” such as Marco Werner and Frank Biela. David edged out his 2009 24 hours of Le Mans teammate Werner to take the overall podium in the 2.0 litre Volkwagen Scirocco R running on bio-CNG. A pioneer behind the American Le Mans Series’ push for a greener future, Brabham was right at home behind wheel of the environmentally friendly Volkswagen – taking an overall podium and earning the award for the top “legend” of the weekend.
While he spends this week at Road Atlanta gearing up for the 10hrs of Petit Le Mans, the reigning P1 champion will be looking to grab the P2 class win over major competition such as the Muscle Milk Porsche RS Spyder, and Dyson racing. Patron Highcroft commands a 16 point lead in the championship and completing 70% of the race should seal that crown.
The affair with racing seats continues thereafter down under. After the final race of the American Le Mans Series at Petit Le Mans, Brabham will return to Australia for the Bathurst 1000 event – the legendary endurance race at the fabled Mount Panorama circuit and also compete with Davison at Gold Coast 600 which features the local heroes joined by international stars including Brabham, Sebastien Bourdais, Ryan Briscoe, Helio Castroneves, Scott Dixon, Dario Franchitti, Fabrizio Giovanardi, Patrick Long, Alain Menu, Tiago Monteiro, Gianni Morbidelli, Yvan Muller, Will Power, Andy Priaulx, Scott Pruett, Mika Salo, Alex Tagliani, and Jacques Villeneuve.