A former successful F1 racing driver, Martin is now a key member of the Sky Sports F1 punditry team where his reputation on the grid gains him access to the drivers prior to the race. His expertise as a was also instrumental in his involvement in the significant improvements at the Silverstone venue and road systems. Mark's wry and witty comments make him an ideal choice for presenting.
The name Martin Brundle is synonymous with the sport of motor racing and he started his career at the young age of twelve driving a Ford Anglia grass track car he built himself, close to his home in Norfolk.
By the age of 24, Brundle was driving at a professional level for Eddie Jordan’s Formula 3 team, racing against the likes of Ayrton Senna. His success helped the team reach Formula One status where Brundle made an equally impressive start to his career, remaining with the Jordan/Tyrell team for two years then in 1988 moved away from Formula One to join Jaguar for the American ISMA Series and help claim the World Sportscar Championship for the team by the end of the year.
In 1992, Martin experienced his most successful season as a F1 driver racing for the Benetton Ford Team alongside former World Champion Michael Schumacker. The season saw him finish 6th in the world Championship and he went on to remain at the top of his sport for a further 7 years having added the McLaren Team to his list of drivers credits.
Starting an additional career in presenting in 1997, Martin’s commentary’s and punditry skills alongside Murray Walker were enjoyed by millions of viewers with his gridwalks and pit lane insight proving extremely popular with fans. Over the years, Martin has presented for ITV, BBC and is now the leading presenter for Sky Sports F1.
In addition to his presenting roles, Martin has held a number of highly prestigious boardroom positions including Chairman of the Board at the British Racing Driver’s Club and was instrumental in the improvements made in and around Silverstone.
Frequently in demand as a sporting speaker, Martin’s topics of speech include; sporting success, Formula One and Jaguar.