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Matt Brabham lays solid testing foundation for Month of May

  Quick note from TSO: TSO did learn that KV senior management was very impressed with the lap times that Brabham turned today. Certainly a good way to get the two race program started.    pt BRABHAM LAYS SOLID FOUNDATION FOR THE MONTH OF MAY PIRTEK Team Murray rookie driver Matt Brabham laid a solid […]

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Legendary Engineer joins Brabham and PIRTEK Team Murray

The next piece of the PIRTEK Team Murray puzzle for this year’s 100th Indianapolis 500 was put into place today when it was announced that legendary engineer Andy Brown will be working with rookie Matt Brabham as he prepares for his Verizon IndyCar Series debut in May. Brown, one of the most experienced engineers in […]

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Matt Brabham joins 100 day countdown to 100th Indianapolis 500

PIRTEK Team Murray Chevrolet IndyCar pilot, Matt Brabham joined celebrations to mark the 100-Day Countdown to the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 today in the Indiana city. The 21-year-old stood alongside three-time event winner, Helio Castroneves, former pole-sitter Ed Carpenter and fellow American young gun, Josef Newgarden as Indianapolis Motor Speedway CEO, Doug Boles, […]

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After a long off-season, Matthew Brabham is looking forward.

The when, what and where of Mathew Brabham’s 2015 racing plans were answered when Andretti Autosport and Brabham announced that he would be piloting the No. 83 Mazda powered Dallara car in the Indy Lights presented by Cooper Tire field at the season opening pair of races during the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg. […]

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