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"Farewell Murray, it was a privilege to know you" | Martin Brundle pays tribute to Murray Walker

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Martin Brundle pays an emotional tribute to F1 commentating legend Murray Walker, who has passed away aged 97. Brundle, who commentated alongside Murray, said that it was a total privilege to know him.
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  1. MonchoYT

    MonchoYT

    22 dagen geleden

    He was close to being knighted i feel like

  2. lloydwilliamowen cardiffborn

    lloydwilliamowen cardiffborn

    Maand geleden

    Even when the racing wasn't too exiting, Murray would always find words to keep you interested in what was going on. Sadly missed.

  3. John sweda

    John sweda

    Maand geleden

    he didn't die from covid did he A legend in motor racing on and off the track

  4. ahnvy59

    ahnvy59

    Maand geleden

    What a classy tribute to a great man. It must have been a struggle for MB.......great job sir.

  5. Robert Lambert

    Robert Lambert

    Maand geleden

    An absolute legend. I'm sure Murray will be commentating on a race "upstairs" with all the legends who are no longer with us. Rest in peace, you will never be forgotten. 😭

  6. Mark Waldron

    Mark Waldron

    Maand geleden

    Martin brundle you sir a legend for what you have said.

  7. John Touch Trader

    John Touch Trader

    Maand geleden

    ❤️

  8. Phil Mastman

    Phil Mastman

    Maand geleden

    Sadly, as an American, I never got to hear Murray Walker commentate a race. I missed something good.

  9. mark hughes

    mark hughes

    Maand geleden

    Respect

  10. willieckaslike

    willieckaslike

    Maand geleden

    Murray WALKER WAS Formula One. May he forever Rest in Peace

  11. Richy Sharky xNx

    Richy Sharky xNx

    Maand geleden

    Absolutely destroyed by your death, God rest bro x

  12. MikeStar Karaoke UK

    MikeStar Karaoke UK

    Maand geleden

    F1 Racing was great when Murray Walker was talking. He made it fun and exciting to watch the grand prix. Legend.🏆

  13. John-Edward Grose

    John-Edward Grose

    Maand geleden

    Dear Mr. Walker, I thank you for the life you lived, the passion you embodied, the lessons you subtly taught us all at one stage or another, during our shared infatuation with the greatest sport on the planet . . Formula 1. F1 has been and could only be F1 because of your humble, larger-than-life existence within it. I will always appreciate and forever remember the Great Sir Murray Walker! "Don't be afraid of death; be rather afraid of an unlived life. You don't have to live forever . . . You just have to have lived!" --- : William Shakespear :--- R.I.P Respect, Johnny

  14. wareidav

    wareidav

    Maand geleden

    Seriously respectful tribute from Martin.. Eloquent inciteful and it emanated all the love we as F1 fans and motorsport fans we feel for Murray... (Sir Murray Walker) Now that has a nice ring to it ?

  15. Jordan Striker

    Jordan Striker

    Maand geleden

    Thank you Murray Walker for your passion, your voice was truly the word of love for motor sport. May you rest in peace 🙏

  16. azapro911

    azapro911

    Maand geleden

    They don't make 'em like Murray anymore.

  17. Something Else

    Something Else

    Maand geleden

    I've had to stop, as I've a lump in my throat.

  18. Nicky Poundtown

    Nicky Poundtown

    Maand geleden

    He crosses the line to euphoric applause

  19. DT Film Productions

    DT Film Productions

    Maand geleden

    Murray is reffeered to as the master of F1 commentery. The reality is he was the master of motorsport commentry I saw him cover F3, F3000, BTCC and Rallycross too and he was excellent in all formulas

  20. Roy Smith

    Roy Smith

    Maand geleden

    I will never forget Murray and James Hunt commenting on Monte Carlo GP when it was pouring rain.

  21. Chuckie

    Chuckie

    Maand geleden

    I can only agree with Martin that Murray is in heaven commentating on the grid that we can only experience in our dreams or when our times come.

  22. gremlinuk1968

    gremlinuk1968

    Maand geleden

    Liked Murray from the 70s when I was a kid watching f1 ,, RIP ! God Bless from northern Ireland UK

  23. Paul Bell

    Paul Bell

    Maand geleden

    F1 commentary has been rubbish since he retired and can never be the same again. His love for the sport was self evident and he'll be sorely missed by those involved in F1 and all but the most recent fans.

  24. Mark cbay

    Mark cbay

    Maand geleden

    Murray Walker was part and parcel of the F1 scene .There are certain names in F1 that have been there from the start M Walker was one of them .The drivers come and go ,and only a few go on to be household names .Murray was a household name

  25. Peter Fowke

    Peter Fowke

    Maand geleden

    I have enjoy Martin Brundle pay tribute to Murry walker he life on a brilliant way to Fan in British and I hope he is remember around the world what great F1 Commentating on F1 races.

  26. Percy Prune MHDOIF and bars

    Percy Prune MHDOIF and bars

    Maand geleden

    Murray Walker WAS F1. When he retired, Formula 1 basically lost it's voice. Most of it's character too to be honest. In my book he is Lord Murray of Pit Lane.

  27. 66PHILB

    66PHILB

    Maand geleden

    Thank you Martin. A lovely tribute to a special man. I met Murray at one of his book signings and in person he was just how you would expect him to be. Thanks for all the wonderful memories Murray.

  28. Craig McVeigh

    Craig McVeigh

    Maand geleden

    He was the voice of F1 so well and for so long, I heard a good 30 yrs of his enthusiasm and style. He was as Big in F1 as any driver ever managed R.I.P. Murray Walker your legend will never die.

  29. cantgetnoconsistancy

    cantgetnoconsistancy

    Maand geleden

    F1 has not been the same since he stopped commentating, i can imagine some of the conservations he will be having now,. he is up there with all the previous legends, him and Senna will have some catching up to do. RIP Murray

  30. Pete Hook

    Pete Hook

    Maand geleden

    I had the privilege of meeting Murray at a book signing for his autobiography in 2002 at a bookshop where my wife was working. Had a cup of tea & a chat with him “backstage”, lovely man, we spent loads of time chatting about motorbikes. He signed my book ( which I still have), with the words Go! Go! Go! R.I.P Murray.

  31. cobar53

    cobar53

    Maand geleden

    Hea was a great man for the sport we love

  32. El Becko

    El Becko

    Maand geleden

    He was certainly polished. You could always tell that he was constantly researching and immersing himself in the sport.

  33. p 28

    p 28

    Maand geleden

    Murray was the best. Murray and Martin were the best combination ever in F1.

  34. David Austin

    David Austin

    Maand geleden

    He was a great guy I was tarmacing out side brands hatch 34 years ago and he came up and spoke to me he had time for everyone r I p Murray

  35. John Duncan

    John Duncan

    Maand geleden

    Beautiful words from Martin Brundle. Brought a tear to my eye when he talked of Murray commentating the F1 grid in heaven.

  36. Andrew Wheeler

    Andrew Wheeler

    Maand geleden

    Grew up listening to his voice, will be sadly missed, godbless x

  37. Ronald Kent

    Ronald Kent

    Maand geleden

    Best part about murray was he never joined sky RIP

  38. Kevin Wilson

    Kevin Wilson

    Maand geleden

    It was our privilege to have listened to him

  39. Chip City

    Chip City

    Maand geleden

    "And look at that!" The greatest commentator of all time. He was literally F1.

  40. Nickelodeon81

    Nickelodeon81

    Maand geleden

    "James Hunt: to that I say...büllshit" "Walker: So Anyway....." 😂

  41. james reynolds

    james reynolds

    Maand geleden

    I have never met Murray, but have always love his enthusiastic commentary's, I "met " him briefly at the 1986 British Grand Prix at Brands Hatch, I took my autograph hunter 14 year old son to the event, at that time it was still possible to approach drivers and personnel if you were lucky enough to get a pit-pass, my son got just about everyones autograph, but not long before the start we encountered Murray, making his way to the commentary box, my son requested an autograph and Murray duly obliged, not just a quick signature, he asked my son his name, and wrote clearly "From Murray Walker, to Gary, best wishes" how can anyone not love a real gentleman like Murray?

  42. VINNIEJONES10

    VINNIEJONES10

    Maand geleden

    Very nice for him to do. Must have taken a lot to hold in tears. Much respect to Martin

  43. Bondy

    Bondy

    Maand geleden

    That was wonderful to listen to. RIP Mr Walker😔🇦🇺

  44. Malcolm Lane-Ley

    Malcolm Lane-Ley

    Maand geleden

    Well said Martin, as always your quality shines through. There has only ever been one Murray and the choice made by you and James to supplement rather than compete with him was indeed wise to all of our benefits.

  45. Anthony Challis

    Anthony Challis

    Maand geleden

    Only the other day I was watching some British Touring Car Racing from the 90’s, and Murray was giving it his all, brilliant. RIP Murray Walker.

  46. Lucy Summers

    Lucy Summers

    Maand geleden

    A lovely tribute to a lovely man. I know this would have been difficult for you to do this Martin so kudos to you!

  47. Nathaniel Offer

    Nathaniel Offer

    Maand geleden

    Thank you Murray

  48. Mark McComish

    Mark McComish

    Maand geleden

    Nice one Martin! ❤️

  49. ToneLoc

    ToneLoc

    Maand geleden

    Murray represents everything I loved about motor racing when I first became an enthusiast in the late 1980s. Martin took over Murray's commentating mantle beautifully and is second only to Murray as the greatest, English-speaking commentator ever (imo). The best partnership though was Murray and James. That was just pure perfect energy and balance between those two. Murray's one of the last of a priceless breed. It's a cliche but so apt with Murray....."they won't make 'em like that again".

  50. MB28

    MB28

    Maand geleden

    murray brought the world of Motorsport and F1 in particular to the people that were not able to get to a race and in many cases his enthusiasm and character created just as much excitement as being there in person. back in the day he raced motorbikes so he had racing experience and it’s the best foundation for a commentator because they have been there themselves and they have personal experience of what they are speaking about

  51. Graeme Brumfitt

    Graeme Brumfitt

    Maand geleden

    Voice of F1 , RIP Murry Dude. GB :)

  52. The Chumps been dumped.

    The Chumps been dumped.

    Maand geleden

    Oh no! I’m gutted, Murray Walker was a one of a kind Broadcasting natural, gaffs and all. To me he will always be the voice of motor racing that I think of most dearly. RIP Murray, the world of motor sport has lost a legend. 😢

  53. Eamon Winters

    Eamon Winters

    Maand geleden

    God bless you Murray. R.i.p. Martin was blessed to work with such a great man.

  54. billylai6

    billylai6

    Maand geleden

    RIP Murray Walker, love from Hong Kong

  55. Abid Mahmood

    Abid Mahmood

    Maand geleden

    Murray was very diplomatic. I can't recall him criticising drivers that often whereas James Hunt told it as he saw it. He slated the poorer performing drivers.

  56. Roy Crouch

    Roy Crouch

    Maand geleden

    SIR Murray Walker sounds good to me how do we make it happen? God Bless

  57. Alain Van Kerkhove

    Alain Van Kerkhove

    Maand geleden

    Best commentator for motorsport ever !! So enthusiastic and spontaneous ! Indeed sounding very often like someone whose trousers are on fire, but he could not stop himself and expressed his love for the motorsport a 100 % and was very immersive !! I adored his style, even as a Belgian watcher !!!

  58. Gary Boyle

    Gary Boyle

    Maand geleden

    RIP Murray Walker - the undisputed voice of F1.

  59. Zoe Bedford

    Zoe Bedford

    Maand geleden

    Martin Brundle and James Hunt (if he was still alive) were 2 people who were in a position to talk about Murray's true character. I watched formula 1 races when I was a child but stopped watching after Ayrton Senna's death but I was always interested in what Murray had to say about a race and the drivers themselves because whatever emotion he expressed, it was genuine and I respect and admire him for being a genuine and sincere man. RIP Murray.

  60. A S

    A S

    Maand geleden

    I reckon his last Murrayism was to predict he'd make 100. Brilliant words from Martin,.hard to sum up someone like Murray and I think he did it very well. Thank you, Murray, for being the voice of my childhood weekends. F1 isn't and never will be the same without you. Someone, somewhere has serious questions to answer as to why we're not mourning the loss of Sir Murray Walker.

  61. Greg Jackson

    Greg Jackson

    Maand geleden

    ☹️RIP Murray you made the dullest of races very exciting for me and I always knew it would be a very sad day the voice of formula one fell silent. Sleep well you deserve the rest and thanks for the memories 🏎🏎🏎🏎🏁

  62. William Loh

    William Loh

    Maand geleden

    Very sad to hear this news...about the great man. He did get the full E-ticket ride though. He was a part of my life from watching all the F1 on ABC in the 70s with Murray and Mr. Hunt. What a team...what a show. Much respect to both men...there won't be any more like them. I guess The Firm has been too busy watching Randy abuse young girls to get around to fixing this glaring oversight. Faldo is Sir Nick and he is a bloody golfer...but well done to him too. Thanks Murray for a long life well-lived.

  63. Goonermick

    Goonermick

    Maand geleden

    One word LEGEND RIP Murray 🙏🏻

  64. Darren Boston

    Darren Boston

    Maand geleden

    To all of us that have worked in F1 & that I have for 22 years as a race team truckie he became a friend to us all, he will be sadly missed, a true gentleman & a friend. Join James & stirling in the skys... RIP Murray & thank you.

  65. Peter Out

    Peter Out

    Maand geleden

    Murray was a joy to listen to, a true legend and gentleman.

  66. reds005

    reds005

    Maand geleden

    Martin is as much a national treasure as the great man himself. How privileged we were to have them both in the commentary box for a few years. RIP Murray. Your voice immediately takes me back to Sunday afternoon, watching the GP with my Dad and loving every second.

  67. Tom F

    Tom F

    Maand geleden

    Poor Murray, what a gentleman.

  68. Odds and Windsocks

    Odds and Windsocks

    Maand geleden

    He was formula one, the best then and never beaten, RIP MURRAY.

  69. Hale Bopp

    Hale Bopp

    Maand geleden

    I guess the Sky presenter was doing his best 🙄

  70. Coolio Dee

    Coolio Dee

    Maand geleden

    how could u not get a tear after that

  71. Bogglers End Model Railway

    Bogglers End Model Railway

    Maand geleden

    There must be a bit of Silverstone they can rename in his honour ? If they havent already

  72. Mike Cochrane

    Mike Cochrane

    Maand geleden

    I worked at McLaren for 3 years in Woking. I met racing drivers and worked with Ron Dennis as well as seeing celebrities tour the factory when their cars were being built... But I was never as star struck as when Murray came over to talk. What enthusiasm and just the nicest bloke. Delighted that his legacy lives on.

  73. Scott Paul

    Scott Paul

    Maand geleden

    So unless I’m very much mistaken That’s he’s voice in my mind that brings a smile

  74. Christian Buczko

    Christian Buczko

    Maand geleden

    He was so good, he made a boring sunday drive actually exciting.

  75. Gavin Ivers

    Gavin Ivers

    Maand geleden

    Murray was a fan, and the world is a lesser place without fans tell us about the race on TV, F1 or Touring Cars.

  76. MK1 Cortina Tony

    MK1 Cortina Tony

    Maand geleden

    Nice on Martin, RIP Murray. Voice of my youth.

  77. nova rossi

    nova rossi

    Maand geleden

    Well said Martin. If anyone in motorsport deserves a Knighthood, it's Murray Walker.

  78. Jizzle76

    Jizzle76

    Maand geleden

    A true Gentleman

  79. stiffller russell

    stiffller russell

    Maand geleden

    I worked for BA on loading T1 and i was on a departure to Budapest walking up the Jetty heard this voice and i looked up and it was Murray and David Coultard rip

  80. Tim A

    Tim A

    Maand geleden

    A wonderful & heartfelt tribute to a true legend of motorsports

  81. kevvy nolan

    kevvy nolan

    Maand geleden

    Two things I personally miss from F1... Murray Walker and V10s. Will never be quite the same without either!

  82. Chris Houlihan

    Chris Houlihan

    Maand geleden

    Liked the way Martin corrected the journalist when he started he wasn't this and that. Stand up bloke Brunel. And in my opinion the best commentator F1 has had, all be it Murray being a legend

  83. dejavoue88

    dejavoue88

    Maand geleden

    Lewis.. This is what's called a true legend. Never moaning did his job. Paid taxes and will be remembered long after you

  84. Ian Brown

    Ian Brown

    Maand geleden

    And it's Go, Go, Go! There will never be anyone with such a voice. I thought he excelled when commentating on Rallycross. His ability to say a driver had cocked something up without swearing.

  85. db1981

    db1981

    Maand geleden

    I always thought it would be good to spend a day in the company of Murray Walker, even if he wasn't talking about motorsports. A true gentleman and a great guy 🏁

  86. David Sheriff

    David Sheriff

    Maand geleden

    Listened to him for decades....sadly missed

  87. Dennis Esplin

    Dennis Esplin

    Maand geleden

    Murrey forgot more about Motor Sport than we know. I'm glad BRDC honoured him. Maybe a statue at Silverstone. He always stopped for a chat. Miss him already.

  88. Gary Ranford

    Gary Ranford

    Maand geleden

    My love and respect to both of these gents. To Martin, for your brave face in such a testing time, and dear Murray, your voice will continue to echo every time I watch an F1 race, you were the best

  89. Kevin Mason

    Kevin Mason

    Maand geleden

    Gone but not forgotten , murray you were the BEST !!! I always loved your GAFFES , and your 150mph voice . RIP SIR

  90. Butterflysigh

    Butterflysigh

    Maand geleden

    he did make an exciting sport even more exciting......thanks Murray and Martin......

  91. Paul James

    Paul James

    Maand geleden

    Murray you were the best👏

  92. Paul Merriman

    Paul Merriman

    Maand geleden

    Murray WAS F1, R.I.P legend

  93. gecko/36a

    gecko/36a

    Maand geleden

    MURRAY WALKER WAS A TRUE GENTLE MAN.

  94. Peter Lee

    Peter Lee

    Maand geleden

    MR F1 No One Better Then Him .If Ham Got a Sir THEN WHY DID NOT MURRAY ?

  95. Freesteamer 34

    Freesteamer 34

    Maand geleden

    I stopped watching F1 when he left , the racing was good sometimes but the comedy that you usually got was priceless .he got so excited that anything could be said at any moment .I loved him like so many there will never be anyone like him again. One of Gods prototypes

  96. Hive71 Recordinz

    Hive71 Recordinz

    Maand geleden

    I never thought about that, I too cannot believe he wasn't given a knighthood in his lifetime. Wonderful man

  97. Paul Sven

    Paul Sven

    Maand geleden

    The man

  98. Tracer 1

    Tracer 1

    Maand geleden

    Certainly was a national treasure and a true gent. His enthusiasm and passion was something special. RIP Murray.

  99. TheChukklebunny

    TheChukklebunny

    Maand geleden

    Well done Martin. If I may say so you are a worthy successor.

  100. JohnDaWhale3

    JohnDaWhale3

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    I don't usually cry very often but I just got done crying my eyes out... RIP you legend

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