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.
• Formula 1