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    Murray Walker R.I.P.

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    The guy was an absolute Legend. I will never forget some of his brilliant commentary as I grew up watching F1.

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    I just found out. I'm devastated. Murray's utter passion and love for F1 was what got me into the sport all those years ago.
    So so sad, RIP legend. I hate the fact we've lost you but we have the useless and annoying croft idiot.

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    Sad news, RIP Murray, the voice of F1.
    Forza Ferrari

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    He was and always will be THE best F1 commentator ever , period.
    R.I.P. dear Murray we will never forget you....

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    A true icon in motorsport announcers. R.I.P. Prayers and thoughts are with the family.
    It's not how start but how you finish.

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    RIP. A voice of my childhood.

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    I'm saddened to hear Murray Walker has died, he was the voice of F1 for me growing up alongside Martin Bundle through the ITV years. He was truly one of a kind and I doubt we'll see the likes of him again.
    It's also sad when I think about how great the sport once was and his voice will always accompany that, including all the silly nonsense he would come out with from time to time.

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    His commentary and unmatched enthusiasm for the sport will never be equaled much less surpassed. R.I.P. Mr.Walker

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    RIP.
    "I've always believed that you should never, ever give up and you should always keep fighting even when there's only a slightest chance." - Michael Schumacher

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    I wasn't around, when he owned the F1, but I saw all the races later and... yeah, he single handedly created an era. He will be missed. What a guy! R.I.P.

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    An absolute gentleman the true voice of formula1 RIP MR WALKER.

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    Rip murray.
    CAVALLINO RAMPANTE PER SEMPRE

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    Murray Walker was the most revered of F1 commentators over a long period and brought the sport into our homes like never before. His gaffes made him almost as famous and his sense of humour and enthusiasm kept us watching and we listened to every word. Even when paired with James Hunt, he maintained his position as the voice of F1. RIP Murray.
    Last edited by wisepie; 14th March 2021 at 18:04.

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    He was a huge part of my F1 journey over the last half century. Farewell Murray.
    Angry. Always.

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    RIP.

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    I know it's slightly off topic but I've just found out that Sabine Schmitz has died. The queen of the nurburgring. She won many races including the nurburgring 24hrs and was famous for driving a transit van around the nurburgring on top gear and passing sports cars with it. Only 51. a tragic loss :(

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    Quote Originally Posted by Redfive View Post
    I know it's slightly off topic but I've just found out that Sabine Schmitz has died. The queen of the nurburgring. She won many races including the nurburgring 24hrs and was famous for driving a transit van around the nurburgring on top gear and passing sports cars with it. Only 51. a tragic loss :(
    Yes, very sad and an extremely talented lady with a great personality. RIP Sabine.

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