Murray Walker OBE
Walker in 2009
Graeme Murray Walker
10 October 1923
|Died||13 March 2021 (aged 97)|
|Cause of death||Lymphoma|
|Alma mater||Highgate School|
Royal Military Academy, Sandhurst
|Employer||BBC Sport (1976–96, 2009–2020) |
ITV Sport (1997–2001)
Graeme Murray Walker (10 October 1923 – 13 March 2021), known as Murray Walker, was an English Formula One motorsport commentator and journalist. For most of his career he worked for the BBC, but when it lost the contract for Formula One coverage to ITV, he continued commentating after the change of broadcaster.
References[change | change source]
- "Murray Walker: Life in the fast lane". BBC SPORT. 2 June 2011. Retrieved 2011-06-05. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
- Walker, Murray (2002). Unless I'm Very Much Mistaken. London, UK: Harper Collins. ISBN 0-00-766373-0.
- "Murray Walker expects to survive blood cancer and six months of intensive chemotherapy". The Telegraph.
- "Formula 1 Commentary icon Murray Walker dies aged 97". Motorsport.com. 13 March 2021. Archived from the original on 13 March 2021. Retrieved 13 March 2021. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
- "Murray Walker: Formula 1 broadcasting legend dies at 97". BBC Sport. 13 March 2021. Archived from the original on 13 March 2021. Retrieved 13 March 2021. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
Other websites[change | change source]
- Murray's F1 Video Blog
- Murray Walker Agent
- Murray Walker's appearance on This Is Your Life
- Murray Walker quotes