New Jack Brabham film set for 2019 Australian Grand Prix

The makers of a feature-length documentary, 'Brabham: The Untold Story of Formula One', want your stories and recollections ahead of previews next year

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A feature-length documentary celebrating the life of triple Formula 1 champion Jack Brabham is due for release next year, with previews to be held at the 2019 Australian Grand Prix.

Entitled ‘Brabham: The Untold Story of Formula One’, production began in 2014 and it has been officially endorsed by the Brabham family.

The film will comprise of footage and still images with the producers, Aurora Films, asking that the general public contributes to its ‘never before seen content’.

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Alongside sharing memorabilia and documents relating to Brabham’s life and racing in Australia and Europe, anyone with personal memories and anecdotes has been asked to film a short 2-3 minute video to be uploaded on the Brabham movie website.

All contributions will be recognised and original content used in the making of the production will receive a credit in the film.

Aurora Films is an independent Australian production company with distributor Transmission Films having also worked on the McLaren film. Released last year, it was a biopic on the life and racing achievements of New Zealander Bruce McLaren.

Racing icons confirmed as having been involved with production include F1 world champions Sir Jackie Stewart and the late John Surtees.

Sir Stirling Moss, Mark Webber, David Brabham and Ron Tauranac will also feature with the Goodwood Revival credited for its contributions as well.

It follows the announcement of the launch of Brabham Automotive earlier this year, a new road car brand which will unveil its first product, the BT62, on May 2.

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