Former racing driver with a glittering Formula 1 career and the only sportsman whose chin has its own Facebook page.
David Marshall Coulthard, MBE, born 27 March 1971, sometimes known as DC, made his Formula One debut in 1994 and won 13 Grands Prix in a career spanning 15 seasons. Twice a winner in Monaco, David was team-mate to Mika Häkkinen in the Finn’s two Drivers’ Championship-winning seasons for McLaren Mercedes before helping establish the Red Bull team. His best Drivers’ Championship finish was second in 2001.
After retiring from racing in Formula One, David continued to be involved with the Red Bull Racing team as a consultant, as well as joining the BBC as a Television commentator and pundit. From the 2011 season onwards, he has been co-commentator to Martin Brundle, starting at the opening race in Australia
In 2010, he competed in the Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters, driving a 2008-spec Mercedes C-Class run by Mücke Motorsport. It was announced on 8 April 2011 that he would again race the C-Class for Mücke Motorsport in the DTM, with Ralf Schumacher as his team-mate.
David was appointed a Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) in the 2010 Birthday Honours.
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