Following the footsteps of the announcement regarding the kit for BT62 to make it street legal, Brabham Automotive has announced that they are returning to international sports car racing and also on 24 Hours of Le Mans. Australian based manufacturer is said to build a factory racing team and also enter in multi-year motorsport program. Additionally, development of racer car is also under work. The major target for Brabham Automotive is to enter GTE Class of World Endurance Championship in 2021/2022 and 24 Hours of Le Mans. Brabham Automotive said that one of their long desires was to return to Le Mans. They will run and funded in-house and also with help from commercial partners and sponsors.
The new effort can be directly linked to BT62 Driver Development Program and early owners of the track car is set to become part of test team for Le Mans and thus, will become part to race at top-level Pro-Am events. In a statement by David Brabham, he said that BT62 Development Program has been underway for many years now and he has some fantastic news. The first car launched Brabham Automotive was in May 2018 in form of BT62. Hence, they have a long way to earn true right to participate and compete in Le Mans.
David further added that they are committed in development of BT62 and future products while also build world-class competition race team. It will revolve around talented engineering and manufacturing talent. Further information regarding the racing program, personnel and GTE race car will be revealed later. Nonetheless, Brabham Automotive confirmed that race car will be based on BT62 chassis which will comply with the FIA safety rules.