In the round-up: Red Bull domination ‘takes away some magic’- Coulthard • Pirelli begin tyre testing • Ferrari name 2024 challenger
He began his grand prix career in Ayrton Senna’s Williams and ended it in a one-off Red Bull. David Coulthard talks RaceFans through 15 years of F1 cars.
The French Grand Prix, 20 years ago today, marked the mid-point in the season. Michael Schumacher started from pole position, but had David Coulthard’s rapid McLaren alongside.
Michael Schumacher was romping to victory in the Monaco Grand Prix 20 years ago today when misfortune struck the Ferrari driver.
Mika Hakkinen cut Michael Schumacher’s points lead by winning the Spanish Grand Prix 20 years ago today, while David Coulthard rebounded after a fatal plane crash.
Michael Schumacher’s pursuit of his first championship with Ferrari suffered a setback 20 years ago today following a resurgent performance by McLaren at Silverstone.
Former McLaren team mates Mika Hakkinen and David Coulthard reunited to drive some of their former team’s classic F1 cars.
Brundle expects “a little bit of unpredictability” in 2011. “I think it’s going to be very exciting.”
Brundle will take over Legard’s commentary role and Coulthard will join him.
David Coulthard finished 13th in his first race for Mercedes in the DTM. He started 17th on the grid behind fellow ex-F1 driver Ralf Schumacher, who’s in his third year in the German touring car series. Schumacher finished tenth in the season-opener at the Hockenheimring behind another former F1 driver, Markus Winkelhock, also in an … Continue reading Coulthard 13th on DTM debut
David Coulthard won’t be competing in his home Grand Prix this race for the first time in 16 years. But he still gets to take F1 cars for a spin every now and then. Yesterday he demonstrated a Red Bull show car in Lima, the capital city of Peru. Here’s some pictures and video from … Continue reading Minibus takes on Coulthard’s F1 car in Peru, loses (Pictures and video)
Red Bull will not be able to use Brendon Hartley as a reserve driver this year after the young New Zealander failed to acquire a super licence in time. David Coulthard, who retired from F1 last year, will instead take the role of Red Bull’s third driver and will return to the cockpit if Mark … Continue reading Hartley loses third driver role to Coulthard
Sebastien Loeb won the Race of Champions for the third time after beating David Coulthard in the final race by less than a third of a second. Loeb beat Coulthard 2-1 in the finals, winning both races in the Race of Champions buggies while Coulthard won in the KTM X-bow.
David Coulthard will race in a special livery to celebrate his final F1 Grand Prix at Interlagos this weekend as was tipped here by Becken yesterday. Here is a collection of photographs of the one-off paint scheme his Red Bull will sport.
One-off farewell livery for Coulthard?
David Coulthard starts his 246th and final Grand Prix at Interlagos this weekend. He has spent 14 and a half seasons in the sport’s top flight, was championship runner-up in 2001, and won 13 races.
War of words or publicity stunt?
Pitpass claims the BBC has named its 2009 F1 coverage presenters as Jonathan Legard, Martin Brundle, David Coulthard, Jake Humphrey and Lee McKenzie. Legard has previously commentated for the BBC on Formula 1 on Radio Five Live and has an expert knowledge of the sport. Pairing him with Martin Brundle, who’s won awards for his … Continue reading BBC’s 2009 F1 team: Legard, Brundle, Coulthard, Humphrey and McKenzie
A round up of interesting F1 blog posts and news items from the past few days. Including rumours of unhappiness at Force India, David Coulthard being urged to quit F1 sooner rather than later, and one fan who really, really likes Peter Windsor…