Ranking the Top 10 Formula 1 Commentators

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Ranking the Top 10 Formula 1 Commentators
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Murray Walker celebrated turning 90 years of age last week, 12 years after hanging up his microphone.

We will almost certainly never get to see the likes of another Murray Walker again, and there have been many who have tried to pick up the mantle over the years.

While some have failed to get close to imitating his many quirks and passionate enthusiasm, some have triumphed in their own differing ways.

Here then is a list of the top 10 Formula One commentators both in radio and television over the years.

My judgements are based on those who have been either lead or co-commentators and, as such, presenters, pit lane reporters and studio anchors do not feature.

And they are, of course, extremely subjective. One man’s chalk is another man’s cheese, and opinions on commentators across all sports is a hotly contested area of debate.

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