Interview: Ross Brawn uncut

Interview: Ross Brawn uncut

After three years of almost reclusive secrecy, serial champion maker Ross Brawn opens up about the past - including his controversial exit from Formula 1 - as well as his possible future to Autosport's sister publication F1 Racing

Standing in the middle of a long gravel drive, in a secluded village deep in England's home counties, a black labradoodle - tennis ball clamped in mouth - eyes F1 Racing with suspicion before trotting back to the rambling homestead beyond. Ross Brawn, gone from Formula 1 these past three years, greets us more warmly, chuckling that familiar chuckle when we point out what a low profile he's been keeping.

"Intentionally," he says, "But I suppose when you've written a book [his new tome Total Competition, co-written with former Williams CEO Adam Parr, is out now] you've got no choice..."

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