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

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

FILE PHOTO: Motor Racing - Formula One F1 - Orange Arrows Press Conference to Promote Orange New Formula 1 Service - 15/2/02 Ex Commentator Murray Walker poses for the camera's on and F1 racing car PHOTO: Reuters/ Action Images/File Photo

LONDON: Murray Walker, the excitable British television commentator who was the voice of Formula One for generations around the English- speaking world, died on Saturday (Mar 13) 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.

Source: Reuters

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