David Brabham still pursuing WEC campaign with Project Brabham

Le Mans 24 Hours winner David Brabham is still aiming to be on the grid for next year's World Endurance Championship with a team bearing his famous family name

David Brabham still pursuing WEC campaign with Project Brabham

The 49-year-old Australian under the Brabham Racing banner, initially for the 2015 season, last September and launched a crowd-funding initiative to kick-start the programme.

Brabham, who won Le Mans with Peugeot in 2009, explained that the finance raised through crowd funding would enable him to begin working on a budget for the planned two-car assault.

"The crowd-funding idea was to test the market and find the seed money we needed," Brabham told AUTOSPORT in Le Mans, where he was meeting with potential investors.

"We have been putting the prospectus together to be able to go to market - we are now going into the financial world."

Brabham stressed that his focus was specifically on the WEC rather than any other arena in which he could run in the LMP2 class.

"With our crowd-funding initiative we have 64 countries engaged, so we need a global platform," he explained.

Brabham, son of three-time Formula 1 world champion the late Jack Brabham, has a four-year plan to move into LMP1.

He has said he is undecided whether he will continue as a driver if Brabham Racing comes to fruition.

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