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David Coulthard

David Coulthard, 1991. Copyright Stella-Maria Thomas, 2016. Used with Permission.

David Coulthard, 1991. Copyright Stella-Maria Thomas, 2016. Used with Permission.

David Coulthard, 2014. Copyright LAT Photographic (www.latphoto.co.uk), 2014. Used with Permission.

David Coulthard, 2014. Copyright LAT Photographic 2014. Used with Permission.

Born:

27 Mar 1971
Dumfries, Scotland

Nationality:

Great Britain

Grands Prix:

247 (1994-2008)

F3000 starts:

20 (1992-1994)

Announced his retirement at the end of the 2008 season of a very successful and long Formula 1 career, and then retired from racing altogether in 2012 after a spell in the DTM. He remains with Red Bull as a consultant, as well as being a TV commentator and summariser and concentrating on his business interests, which include being part-owner of numerous hotels in the UK. Coulthard is also involved in a TV production company and also works as a driver coach. Coulthard has also been awarded the MBE for his racing efforts. Coulthard never ended up winning a senior championship, despite numerous wins in many categories and regularly challenging for the championship; his only title ended up being the Junior Formula 1600 title in 1989.

Biography last updated 9 May 2017