Happy Birthday Murray Walker!

Happy Birthday Murray Walker!

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Petrus1983

2,561 posts

108 months

Thursday 10th October
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Happy Birthday Murray!

Random story - when I was a young, F1 loving fan, I wrote to MW with a random letter - this would be mid-90’s at the height of his fame/commitments - he wrote a hand written letter back!! Legend.

amgmcqueen

1,556 posts

96 months

Thursday 10th October
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'There's nothing wrong with the car, except that it's on fire' hehe

Happy Birthday Murray!

The Mad Monk

5,667 posts

63 months

Thursday 10th October
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Mammasaid said:
ajprice said:
Happy 96th Murray!
Blimey, same age as Nicholas Parsons!
Wrong!

vaud

33,492 posts

101 months

Thursday 10th October
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The Mad Monk

5,667 posts

63 months

Thursday 10th October
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vaud said:
Well, the first post said that Murray was 93.

What do I know?

Me? I know nothing.

DickyC

34,376 posts

144 months

Thursday 10th October
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The Mad Monk said:
Well, the first post said that Murray was 93.

What do I know?

Me? I know nothing.

This one?

Darren390

308 posts

153 months

Thursday 10th October
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Happy birthday Murray. We all know his gaffes, but his enthusiasm overcame all the mistakes.

As a big Riccardo Patrese fan, I watched the full 1990 San Marino Grand Prix on YouTube the other day. Its many years since I watched the full race, but Murray and James Hunt made a great partnership. Listening to the grid music brought back many memories!

Europa1

8,951 posts

134 months

Thursday 10th October
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DickyC said:

This one?
laugh

Petrus1983

2,561 posts

108 months

Thursday 10th October
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Darren390 said:
Happy birthday Murray. We all know his gaffes, but his enthusiasm overcame all the mistakes.

As a big Riccardo Patrese fan, I watched the full 1990 San Marino Grand Prix on YouTube the other day. Its many years since I watched the full race, but Murray and James Hunt made a great partnership. Listening to the grid music brought back many memories!
In case you haven’t seen this -

https://youtu.be/bpo8RDyOEWY

Genuinely love it - so fun.

Transmitter Man

4,173 posts

170 months

Saturday 12th October
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I grew up watching this at Crystal Palace: https://youtu.be/kY5zdnGvT0c

The Mad Monk

5,667 posts

63 months

Saturday 12th October
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Rallycross - Brands Hatch - murray Walker commentating

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gilxT4wEedM

FourWheelDrift

78,099 posts

230 months

Saturday 12th October
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SpudLink

2,622 posts

138 months

Sunday 13th October
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My favourite MW quote is from touring cars.
This was at a time when adverts were running on TV saying “The car in front is a Toyota”.

https://youtu.be/oBMyVkPrcEg

Halmyre

7,382 posts

85 months

Thursday
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Happy Birthday Murray 'Trousers On Fire' Walker.

"The race is on now if it wasn't before, and it was!"

Loved the Pizza Hut adverts.

Murray: "AND HERE COMES THE PASTA!!!!"

Damon Hill: "It's a pizza, Murray".

vaud

33,492 posts

101 months

Thursday
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Halmyre said:
Loved the Pizza Hut adverts.

Murray: "AND HERE COMES THE PASTA!!!!"

Damon Hill: "It's a pizza, Murray".
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OGxVe3-Z5wo

Pericoloso

40,553 posts

109 months

Thursday
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The Mad Monk said:
Rallycross - Brands Hatch - murray Walker commentating

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gilxT4wEedM
That would be Lydden Hill.

DickyC

34,376 posts

144 months

Thursday
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Pericoloso said:
That would be Lydden Hill.
nono

"I'm reporting for you today from Brands Hatch! - Unless it's Lydden Hill!! - AND IT IS LYDDEN HILL!!! "

Pericoloso

40,553 posts

109 months

Thursday
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Same county ,different postcode.

Easy mistake to make, they're so similar.......paperbag

sgtBerbatov

1,629 posts

27 months

Found out a few years ago he was born up the road from me, about a 5 minute walk. Then turns out Nigel Mansell was born about 5 minutes walk away from me too.

Jasper Carrott too, but he didn't have anything to do in F1.