Martin Brundle on stepping into the lead role

Martin Brundle on stepping into the lead role

The BBC's decision to field Martin Brundle as the lead commentator alongside David Coulthard at grands prix next year has been the subject of much debate. The man himself gives AUTOSPORT his views on the role ahead

Thanks to the legend that is Murray Walker, taking on the role of the BBC lead commentator in Formula 1 has been, in some senses, a bit of a poisoned chalice.

Walker did such an amazing job, and was such a hit with fans and those who worked in the sport, that it was (and remains) nigh-on impossible for anyone to follow in his footsteps without being compared to the man who was the 'voice of motorsport'.

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