The sequence Brawn: The Unimaginable Formulation 1 Story will recount the story of Ross Brawn saving the previous Honda works workforce after the Japanese producer determined to give up F1.
It options interviews with a number of important protagonists, together with Brawn himself, drivers Jenson Button and Rubens Barrichello, technical director Nick Fry in addition to Crimson Bull’s Christian Horner, Brawn’s important challenger in 2009.
Disney additionally guarantees behind the scenes footage and entry to the F1 archives, “a lot of it beforehand unseen”.
Hollywood star Reeves hosts the documentary and can also be certainly one of its government producers alongside three-time BAFTA winner Neil Duncanson.
The sequence is produced by North One, written by showrunner Simon Hammerson and directed by Daryl Goodrich, who beforehand additionally directed the acclaimed 2017 Ferrari documentary “Ferrari: Race to Immortality”.
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The four-part sequence will inform one of the outstanding tales in F1 historical past, which was prompted by Honda’s makes an attempt to promote its works workforce throughout the 2008 season.
Unable to discover a appropriate purchaser, the Japanese marque determined to tug the plug, with Brawn stepping in and taking up the Brackley squad for a symbolic pound.
Brawn secured a Mercedes engine provide for 2009 and whereas the workforce barely scraped by, the RA109 that Honda had already developed for 2009’s new rules proved to be a rocket ship.
That includes an modern double diffuser design, the bare-liveried, rebranded Brawn GP BGP001 shot straight to the highest of the timesheets as soon as it lastly confirmed up in winter testing.
Button and Barrichello comfortably secured a entrance row lockout and 1-2 victory within the opening race in Melbourne, with Button happening to win six out of the primary seven races to put the muse to an unlikely world championship run, which he sealed in Brazil.
Mercedes ended up shopping for the workforce in November 2009 and re-entered as a works workforce in 2010, placing within the groundwork for a outstanding run of eight consecutive constructors’ titles in addition to seven drivers’ titles with Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg.
All episodes of “Brawn: The Unimaginable Formulation 1 Story” can be out there on Disney+ and out there to stream on Hulu within the US from 15 November 2023.