Murray Walker

British motorsport commentator and journalist

Graeme Murray Walker (born 10 October 1923), known as Murray Walker, is a semi-retired 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.[1]

Murray Walker OBE
Walker in 2009
Graeme Murray Walker

(1923-10-10) 10 October 1923 (age 97)
Hall Green, Birmingham, England, UK
Alma materHighgate School
Royal Military Academy, Sandhurst
Years active1948–2001, 2005–present (recurring)
EmployerBBC Sport (1976–96, 2009–)
ITV Sport (1997–2001)
Spouse(s)Elizabeth Walker

Walker was born Graeme Murray Walker in Hall Green, Birmingham, Warwickshire on 10 October 1923.[2]


  1. "Murray Walker: Life in the fast lane". BBC SPORT. 2 June 2011. Retrieved 2011-06-05.
  2. Walker, Murray (2002). Unless I'm Very Much Mistaken. London, UK: Harper Collins. ISBN 0-00-766373-0.

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