David Coulthard is one of the most successful drivers in the history of Formula One, winning 13 Grands Prix, finishing in the top 3 in the World Championship on no fewer than 5 occasions and ending his career with the largest points score of all time for a British driver.
Today David is a lead presenter on Channel 4’s coverage of Formula One, having first started his broadcasting career as part of the award-winning team at the BBC. He remains closely involved in the business of Formula One, acting as a brand ambassador for seven companies and often driving Red Bull Racing’s Formula One cars at promotional events around the world. He also owns a number of successful businesses including one of the UK’s leading television production companies, Whisper Films.
David Coulthard was the first ever recipient of the McLaren Autosport BRDC Young Driver of the Year Award, and after a stellar career in junior formulae he progressed to Formula One with the Williams team, replacing the late Ayrton Senna. After winning his first Grand Prix for Williams in Portugal, 1995, David moved to McLaren where he would enjoy 9 highly competitive seasons as team mate to Mika Hakkinen and Kimi Raikkonen.
In all, David scored 12 of his 13 Grands Prix wins, and 51 of his 62 podium finishes, with McLaren, finishing runner-up to the dominant Michael Schumacher in the 2001 World Championship.
In 2005 he joined the fledgling Red Bull Racing team and played a key role in transforming it into one of the leading teams in Formula One today. He retired from Formula One racing at the end of the 2008 season, but continued competing in the German Touring Car Championship for Merecdes Benz until 2012
Drawing upon his successful career as one of Britain’s top Formula One drivers David Coulthard offers audiences great insights into the key attributes required to win in this elite sport. He offers invaluable lessons into leading and building high performing teams, and enjoys providing insights into the management of risk and the data-driven environment of Formula One.
A unique opportunity is provided by David in partnership with Mark Gallagher, a former member of the senior management at Jordan Grand Prix and Red Bull Racing, as they combine forces to deliver a compelling presentation.
The ultimate high-octane double-act, they mix story-telling with personal insights, delivered in a relaxed and humorous style. Using David’s experience as a driver and Mark’s leadership skills they frame client’s business messages and objectives, offering sharp business insights with the clarity you would expect from these two high calibre, analytical and strategic professionals… all set against a background of exhilarating visuals.
“As my Formula One schedule remains as busy as ever I really value working with an agency which makes an engagement as painless and rewarding as possible, and I know that is what I will get when working with MFL". David
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