David Coulthard

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David Coulthard is a former racing driver from Scotland turned presenter, commentator and journalist.

Formula One

David made his Formula One debut in 1994 and won 13 Grands Prix. His career spanned 15 seasons. Twice a winner in Monaco, David joined Mika Häkkinen in the Finn’s two Drivers’ Championship-winning seasons for McLaren Mercedes before helping establish the Red Bull team. His best Drivers’ Championship finish was second in 2001.


After retiring from racing, David continued to be involved with the Red Bull Racing team as a consultant. He also joined the BBC as a commentator and pundit. From the 2011 season onwards, he has been co-commentator to Martin Brundle.

Since 2016 he has worked as a commentator and analyst for Channel 4 after they took over the BBC’s rights.

In 2010, he competed in the Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters, driving a 2008-spec Mercedes C-Class run by Mücke Motorsport. In 2011 he again raced the C-Class for Mücke Motorsport in the DTM, with Ralf Schumacher as his team-mate.

David appointed a Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) in the 2010 Birthday Honours.

Then in 2019 David became president of the British Racing Drivers’ Club.

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