Less than a week after completing the biggest test of his motorsport career in the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500, Matt Brabham was back on the top step of the podium after winning the opening Stadium Super Trucks race at the Verizon IndyCar Series event at Belle Isle in Detroit today
Matt Brabham has put in an heroic performance to complete his first Indianapolis 500 for PIRTEK Team Murray. The 22-year-old rookie was strong throughout the race and was edging his way forward, solidly in the top 15 and the top rookie until a late fuel stop dropped him down the order. Ultimately, he crossed the line in 22nd position.
Matt Brabham has completed final preparations for the 100th Indianapolis 500 this afternoon, whilst PIRTEK Team Murray’s rookie pit crew of military and first responders brought the crowd to its feet when it entered pitlane flying the American flag.