Murray Walker, the voice of Formula One, dies at 97

13 March 2021 - 21:14 By Reuters
Formula One commentator Murray Walker poses during practice for the European Grand Prix at Nurburgring on July 20, 2007 in Nurburg, Germany.
Formula One commentator Murray Walker poses during practice for the European Grand Prix at Nurburgring on July 20, 2007 in Nurburg, Germany.
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Murray Walker, the excitable British television commentator who was the voice of Formula One for generations around the English-speaking world, died on Saturday at the age of 97.

The news was announced by the British Racing Drivers' Club (BRDC), of which he was an associate member.

"A friend, a true motorsport legend, the nation's favourite commentator and a contagious smile. We thank Murray for all he has done for our community," it said.


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