United Legends

Mark Blundell (GB)

Driver

DOB: 08/04/66
Born: Barnet, London, England
Lives: Royston, Hertfordshire, England
Weight: 80kg
Height: 1.78m
Status: Married to Deborah, two children (Mark Jr. & Callum)
Hobbies: Game Shooting, Arsenal F.C. soccer club supporter, collecting watches
Favorite Street Car: Range Rover, McLaren MP4- 12 and Bentley SuperSport GT, Suzuki pick-up
Favorite Driver: Ayrton Senna & Ronnie Peterson
Biggest Influence: Father & Grandfather in shaping my aspirations and supporting me during my career
Co-Drivers: Zak Brown, Mark Patterson
Driver’s Website: http://www.mark-blundell.com

  • 4 year career in Formula 1 – 61 starts, 32 points and 3 podiums
  • 5 year career in CART World Series – 81 starts, 3 wins
  • Winner and 2nd at the 24 Hours of Le Mans, 3rd at the 12 Hours of Sebring (Bentley)
  • 3rd at the Total 24 Hours of SPA (United Autosports – 2010)
  • 4th at the Rolex 24 at Daytona (United Autosports – 2011)

David Brabham (AU)

Pro Class Driver

DOB: 05/09/65
Born: Wimbledon, England
Lives: Henley-on-Thames, Berkshire, England
Weight: 70kg
Height: 176cm
Status: Married to Lisa. Children Jayson, Sam, and Finn.
Hobbies: Tennis, golf, fitness, reading self-help/spiritual guidance books
Favorite Street Car: Audi R8
Biggest Influence: Geoff Brabham
Co-Drivers: Alvaro Parente, Matt Bell
Driver’s Website: http://www.davidbrabham.com/

Youngest son of Sir Jack Brabham, triple Formula One World Champion (1959, 1960 and 1966), the first driver to win an F1 title in a car of his own construction (’66) and to be knighted for services to British motorsport. Brothers Geoff and Gary are both successful drivers in their own right.

  • 2011 – Four podium finishes scored in début FIA GT1 World Championship season with Sumo Power GT.
  • 2009/2010- Back-to-back American Le Mans Series Champion with Highcroft Racing.
  • 2009 – outright victory in Le Mans 24 Hours with Team Peugeot Total.
  • 2007/2008 – Triple Le Mans 24 Hours class winner, double GT1 titles with Aston Martin Racing.
  • Since 1999 – Achieved two championship titles, 24 race wins, 60 class podiums and 13 pole positions in 101 ALMS starts.
  • The only driver to take pole positions and wins across all ALMS categories of LMP1, LMP2, GT1 and GT2.
  • Since 1991, Brabham has recorded an unprecedented collection of multiple sportscar crowns; Japanese GTC GT500 Championship, USA Professional Sportscar Championship, Spa 24 Hours, Daytona 24 Hours, Sebring 12 Hours, Petit Le Mans, Bahrain GT Festival and Bathurst 1000.
  • Nearly 30 years of racing experience gained from karting through single-seaters to F1 and across the sportscar echelons.

Martin Brundle (GB)

Formula One commentator for BBC TV and Sky Sports F1 / Driver

DOB: 01/06/1959
Born: King’s Lynn, Norfolk, England
Lives: Gayton, Norfolk, England
Weight: 75kg
Height: 1.73m
Status: Married to Elizabeth, two children (Charlotte & Alexander)
Hobbies: Helicopter flying, motorcycling
Favorite Street Car: E-type Jaguar
Favorite Driver: Ayrton Senna
Biggest Influence: Jim Clark, Jackie Stewart, Graham Hill

  • 10 year career in Formula 1 – 158 starts, 98 points and 9 podiums
  • World Sportscar Champion (Jaguar)
  • 24 Hours of Daytona winner
  • Le Mans 24 Hour winner (Jaguar)
  • 4th at the Rolex 24 at Daytona (United Autosports – 2011)

Eddie Cheever (US)

Driver

DOB: 10/01/58
Born: Phoenix, Arizona, USA
Lives: Indianapolis, USA
Weight: 76kg
Height: 1.82m
Status: Single, three children (Estelle, Eddie & Dylan)
Hobbies: See biggest influence
Favorite Street Car: Street Car: Don’t have one
Favorite Driver: Ronnie Peterson
Biggest Influence: Women

  • 11 year career in Formula 1 – 143 starts, 70 points and 9 podiums
  • 7 year career in CART World Series – 82 starts
  • 8 year career in Indy Racing League – 77 starts, 5 wins
  • Indianapolis 500 winner (1998), Rookie of the Year and holds fastest race lap ever (379.971km)
  • 9 Sportscar wins including the 6 Hours of Silverstone
  • 3rd at the Total 24 Hours of SPA (United Autosports – 2010)

Richard Dean (GB)

Managing Director, Owner, United Autosports. (Driver at Spa)

DOB: 10/07/64
Born: Leeds, West Yorkshire, England
Lives: Leeds, West Yorkshire, England
Weight: 67kg
Height: 1.75m
Status: Single, one daughter (Ashleigh)
Hobbies: Leeds United FC soccer club supporter
Favorite Street Car: Original Audi Quattro
Favorite Driver: Alex Zanardi
Biggest Influence: United Autosports sponsors!

  • 2011 Spa 24 Hours (United Autosports) Audi R8 LMS
  • 2009 – Raced in LMP1 category at Le Mans 24 Hours
  • 2008 & 2009 – Coached Le Mans Series and FIA GT2 Champion Rob Bell
  • 2008 – Won the Spanish GT4 rate in Algarve
  • 2007 – Finished 5th at Le Mans 24 Hours, GT2 category
  • 2006 – Le Mans GT2 winner in a Panoz
  • Drives in open wheel, saloon cars and GT cars

Johnny Herbert (GB)

Driver

DOB: 25/06/64
Born: Brentwood, Essex, England
Lives: Dorsington near Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, England
Weight: 74kg
Height: 1.65m
Status: Married to Becky, two children (Chloe & Amelia)
Hobbies: Gadgets, Golf, Road biking
Favorite Street Car: Classic Fiat 500, Nissan GTR, Marserati Grandturismo MC Stradale
Favorite Driver: Gilles Villeneuve
Biggest Influence: Ross Cheever

  • 12 year career in Formula 1 – 161 starts, 98 points, 3 wins, 7 podiums
  • Le Mans 24 Hour winner
  • 4 year career in American Le Mans Series – 28 starts, 6 wins
  • Le Mans Series Champion

Stefan Johansson (SE)

Driver

DOB: 08/09/56
Born: Växjö, SWEDEN
Lives: Los Angeles, USA
Weight: 70kg
Height: 1.73m
Status: Single, three children (Kelly, Clara and Stefan Jr.)
Hobbies: My work is my hobby, there’s not much time left for anything else
Favorite Street Car: Audi A8
Favorite Driver: Jim Clark, then Ronnie Peterson
Biggest Influence: Mum and Dad

  • 10 year career in Formula 1 – 79 starts, 88 points and 12 podiums
  • 5 year career in CART – 73 starts
  • 24 Hours of Le Mans and 12 Hours of Sebring (twice) winner
  • 4th at the Total 24 Hours of SPA (United Autosports – 2010)

Arie Luyendyk (NL)

Driver

DOB: 21/09/53
Born: Sommelsdijk, The Netherlands
Lives: Fountain Hills, AZ, USA
Weight: 79.5kg
Height: 1.52m
Status: Married (Mieke), 4 children, Arie, Maida, Luca and Alec
Hobbies: Racing Memorabilia, Watches, Boating
Favorite Street Car: Audi R8 (and I mean it!) Bentley Continental, 1997 Porsche C4S
Favorite Driver: Jim Clark, Ayrton Senna, Mario Andretti
Biggest Influence: My dad Jaap, Ben Huisman and Aat Groenevelt, my dad for getting me started and kicking my butt when needed and he never stopped believing in me, Ben for supporting me for many years and sponsoring my efforts, Aat for taking me all the way to Indy win

  • 13 year career in CART –142 starts, winning Indianapolis, Phoenix and Nazareth, 625 points
  • 6 year career in INDYCAR, 32 starts, 4 wins (Phoenix, Indianapolis, Texas and Las Vegas)
  • Record holder for the fastest average speed at the Indianapolis 500 (185.981 mph)
  • 24 Hours at Daytona winner
  • Sebring 12 Hour winner
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