Brawn, whose career in motorsports span through 33 years have won 8 championships when he was with Ferrari and Benetton before that. Now Brawn GP is set to create waves.

This award is given to individuals who has relentlessly contributed to the motorsports industry. Among them who have collected this award include Bernie Ecclestone, Jacki Steward, Frank Williams, Prof Sid Watkins and Stirling Moss.

According to Chris Aylett, the CEO of the Association, “His exceptional race engineering talent is coupled with integrity, sincerity and humility – a rare combination in this aggressive competitive sport. His personal contribution has benefited many in this global industry – employees, suppliers and drivers. His influence makes motorsport and F1 a better place to be. Ross is a great inspiration to young engineers who we need to help us improve our future. As patron of Formula Student for example he is putting something back into tomorrow’s generation. F1 leaders can be great ambassadors for global motorsport – Ross is one of the new breed who will ensure its popularity will last well into the future.”