Martin John Brundle (born 1 June 1959) is a British former racing driver and has been deeply immersed in Formula One since 1984, starting 158 Grands Prix and collecting 9 podiums. He is best known as a Formula One driver and as a commentator for ITV Sport from 1997 to 2008, the BBC from 2009 to 2011, and Sky Sports since 2012. Following on from his driving career, he became Chairman of the Grand Prix Drivers’ Association, Chairman of the BRDC Silverstone Board, F1 driver manager, and multiple award-winning global broadcaster.
Both during and after his F1 career, Brundle went on to win 14 International Sports Car races including both the Le Mans and Daytona 24 hours, becoming World Champion in 1988. He’s also driven over 50 different F1 cars from every decade.
Brundle contested the 1983 British Formula Three Championship, finishing a close second to Ayrton Senna, and the two progressed to Formula One the next year. Brundle failed to win a race at the top level of single seater racing, though continued to find success in other series. He was the 1988 World Sportscar Champion with Silk Cut Jaguar, with a record points score; and won the 1990 24 Hours of Le Mans race for Jaguar Cars in a Jaguar XJR-12.