10 years on - How Ross Brawn rescued his F1 team

10 years on - How Ross Brawn rescued his F1 team

It is exactly 10 years since Brawn GP pulled off one of the most famous Formula 1 race wins of recent times. In this exclusive interview, team owner Ross Brawn recalls how his eponymous squad came to be and went on to dominate in 2009

On March 29 2009, 10 years ago today, Jenson Button led Rubens Barrichello across the line in Melbourne to register a one-two finish on the debut of the Brawn GP Formula 1 team.

A few months earlier, both drivers and the entire Brackley team staff appeared to be on the verge of losing their jobs after Honda's sudden decision to pull the plug and close down its F1 operation. Initially, all seemed lost.

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