David Coulthard is a former Formula One racing driver. He made his Formula One debut in 1994. He was then a test driver with Williams, but following Ayrton Senna’s death at Imola, he was promoted to the race team alongside Damon Hill for the Spanish Grand Prix. He won 13 Grands Prix in a career spanning 15 seasons.
Twice a winner in the Monaco GP, 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. David amassed a notable points haul placing him seventh on the all-time scorers list. His best Drivers’ Championship finish was second in 2001.
David is now a BBC TV Formula One commentator while also being a team consultant for Red Bull Racing and Scuderia Toro Rosso. He returned to racing as an active driver in the DTM series for 2010, piloting a 2008 Mercedes-Benz C-Class for Mücke Motorsport.
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