Brawn thanks and wishes Barrichello well

Brawn GP boss Ross Brawn released a statement congratulating Rubens Barrichello on his contract with AT&T Williams for the 2010 season.  He thanked the Brazilian veteran for his contribution to the team’s succesful maiden year and wished him well for the future.

“We are very pleased for Rubens that he will be driving in Formula One once again next year. Rubens was with our team for four years and we regard him as a highly experienced and talented driver whose contribution to the team over that period was significant.

“2009 was a very special season for Brawn GP and I am extremely proud of the spirit in which our drivers Rubens and Jenson fought for the Drivers Championship. Rubens contributed hugely to our success in the Constructors Championship with two great victories in Valencia and Monza along with numerous podiums and he was a pleasure to work with.

“We wish Rubens the very best with his new team and thank him for his contribution to Brawn GP this year.”