Brabham to Enter F1 in 2010

The Brabham Grand Prix team have confirmed that they will be applying to enter the 2010 Formula One world championship.

Franz Hilmer, who is the owner of ex-F1 team Super Aguri s assets and who also owns the rights to the Brabham name, has confirmed that they will applying to enter F1 again as a Cost Cap team. Former Super Aguri technical director Mark Preston will be reviving his role at Super Aguri with the Brabham team.

A statement from the team reads, “The Brabham Grand Prix team has the pleasure to announce its application as a ‘Cost Cap Formula 1 Team’ for the FIA 2010 Formula 1 World Championship.

“We appreciate the FIA rules for cost capped F1 teams and are convinced that the budget limitation is a contemporary obligation, and will effect a revitalisation of the Formula 1 World Championship. We would be happy to enter into Formula 1 as a Cost Cap Team and to meet the challenge under the new rules.”