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Brawn GP

Knowledge Identifier: &Brawn_GP


Brawn GP

Formula One motor racing team and constructor, created by a management buyout of Honda Racing F1 Team add

Category: Auto racing

Founded in 2009.

Countries: United Kingdom (31%), (14%), Germany (11%)

Main connections: Formula One, Ross Brawn, Honda

Linked to: Red Bull Racing, Scuderia Ferrari, Canon, Virgin Group




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At the 2009 Monaco Grand Prix, Google co-founder Larry Page was rumoured to be in talks with Brawn to sponsor the team in 2010 add something


At the Brawn had the opportunity to clinch the 2009 Constructors Championship, however the drivers started 6th and 10th add something


For the 2009 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, the team had a deal with Qatar Telecom add something


For the 2009 Japanese Grand Prix, Brawn GP secured a single race sponsorship deal with Angfa Co. Ltd, maker of the medical shampoo Scalp-D, which has proved very popular in Japan since its launch in 2005 add something


It only competed in the 2009 Formula One World Championship, with drivers Jenson Button and Rubens Barrichello add something


Jenson Button used a single Brawn BGP001 during the 2009 season, making the chassis designated "BGP 001-02" one of the most successful F1 chassis of all time add something


Henri Lloyd - In March 2009 Henri Lloyd signed a commercial partnership with Brawn GP's &Formula_One Team as the Official Supplier of Clothing and Footwear Technology


Brawn GP was formed on 6 March 2009 when it was confirmed that Ross Brawn, the former technical director for the & Honda Racing F1 Team, Ferrari and Benetton teams, had bought the team from Honda in the wake of the Japanese marque's withdrawal from the sport in December 2008 add something


The team gave the BGP 001 its first test at Circuit de Catalunya on 9 March 2009, topping the timesheets many times add something


On 26 March 2009, Brawn GP announced a partnership with British clothing manufacturer Henri Lloyd add something


On 28 March 2009 Sir Richard Branson announced Virgin as a major sponsor for the team add something


Nico Rosberg - On 16 November 2009, Brawn GP was bought by Mercedes and re-branded as Mercedes GP for the 2010 Formula One season


McLaren Group - On 16 November 2009, Mercedes bought Brawn GP and announced that McLaren would buy back Daimler's 40 percent share of McLaren in a deal which reported to be worth about £0,5bn


Anthony Davidson - On 16 November 2009, engine suppliers Mercedes-Benz bought out Brawn GP and renamed the team Mercedes GP


For 2010, the team again changed identity, becoming Mercedes GP add something


The team won the 2010 Laureus World Sports Award for Team of the Year as a result of its success add something


The team would be rebranded as Mercedes GP for 2010 add something


Mercedes-Benz - Brawn GP was renamed Mercedes GP for the 2010 season and is, from this season on, a works team for Mercedes-Benz


Nico Rosberg - For the 2010 Formula One season, Rosberg joined the re-branded Mercedes team, formed by Mercedes's takeover of 2009 constructors' champions Brawn GP


Formula One - Hence, during the 2010 season Mercedes Benz re-entered the sport as a manufacturer after its purchase of Brawn GP, and split with McLaren after 15 seasons with the team


Aabar Investments - In February 2011, Mercedes completed their takeover of the rebranded Brawn GP team after its parent company Daimler acquired all remaining shares from team principal Ross Brawn and his management partners


The team used the Brawn GP base in Brackley for its operations and Brawn stayed on as team principal until the end of the 2013 Formula One season add something


Ross Brawn retained ownership of chassis BGP 001-02, which was subsequently restored to operational condition and to the championship winning livery and ran up the hill at the 2016 Festival of Speed at Goodwood, UK. Jenson Button took ownership of chassis BGP 001-01 as a condition of his contract with Brawn GP in the eventuality that he won the championship, after a protracted legal battle with the subsequent team owners add something


Mercedes AMG High Performance Powertrains - The company has supplied Sauber during the season, McLaren from to , Force India from to 2018, Brawn in , the Mercedes factory team since , Williams since , Lotus in , Manor Racing in and Racing Point since 2018