One of the sport’s most widely recognised personalities, David won 13 Grands Prix during a stellar career spanning 15 seasons with the Williams, McLaren and Red Bull Racing Formula One teams.
In 1993 he joined the Williams Formula 1 team as test driver, he made his Formula 1 World Championship debut for the team the following year. Which led to his first Formula 1 victory, at the Portuguese Grand Prix in 1995.
David the joined McLaren in 1996, he played a key role in helping McLaren to win the Formula One World Championships for Constructors in 1998, the team then ﬁnishing 2nd in 1999, 2000 and 2001.
In 2005 David went to be a founding member of the Red Bull Racing team. Coulthard brought the team its ﬁrst podium ﬁnish in 2006 in Monaco, and was instrumental in developing it into a 4-times World Championship winning team in 2010-13.
In 2019, David became non-Executive Chairman of W Series, the world’s first professional all-women single seater racing series, and he was elected President of the British Racing Drivers Club which owns and operates Silverstone Circuit in the UK.
David Coulthard has established a successful second career as a world class broadcaster and commentator, initially with BBC Television and more recently at Channel 4, for which David’s production company Whisper Films produces the television coverage of Formula One in the UK.
Extremely popular with corporate audiences, David has a number of high profile roles in the sport today. This includes acting as a global brand ambassador for major companies, a broadcaster and commentator for Channel 4 in the UK, and continuing to drive Formula One cars at promotional events for long time partner Red Bull.
Forming the ultimate ‘double act’ with Mark Gallagher in 2012, David brings not only a winner’s insight to the task of driving yourself and your team to achieve excellence, but has first hand experience of handling the risks, technology, innovation and sacrifices required to compete at the highest level.