F1 commentary legend Murray Walker has passed away at the age of 97 it was announced today. Formula One tweeted:
"Lucky is the word: my work has taken me round the world umpteen times to countries I would never otherwise have visited, and I have rubbed shoulders with some outstanding people.
"I have been incredibly, gigantically lucky."
– Murray Walker, 1923-2021https://t.co/ZWCixmsAmw
— Formula 1 (@F1) March 13, 2021
Walker began his Formula One career during the 1970’s before joining the BBC in 1978 before joining ITV in 1996.