Formula 1 commentator and reporter Murray Walker passed away at the age of 97, according to a British Racing Club report. Twitter. Walker has worked for BBC for a long time. His enthusiastic manner of commenting on sport is noticed in many countries. He became the most famous Formula One commentator in the world.
The first race that Walker presented with his commentary was the hill climb race in 1948. This was a branch of motorsport that attempted to reach the top of a hill as quickly as possible by motorbike or car. He did it with Max Robertson. In addition, he occasionally provided commentary on Formula 1 racing, which was broadcast on British TV.
Walker’s career as a Formula 1 commentator
Only in 1978 he became a regular commentator of the royal class. This was because the BBC had broadcast all races on television from the late 1970s. Throughout the 1980s and 1990s, Walker formed a regular hanging duo with James Hunt until his death. From 1996 Walker went to work with Jonathan Palmer. The 2001 United States Grand Prix was the last Formula 1 race that Murray submitted for comment. (Image: Matthew Spencer)
Some Walker comments
“Evil tv fanatic. Proud thinker. Wannabe internet trailblazer. Music specialist. Organizer. Hardcore pop culture expert.”