Author: Murray Walker

The faster he goes, the quicker he’ll get to the pits; the slower he goes, the longer it will take.

(1923 – ) English motorsport commentator

And he’s done that in a whisker under 10 seconds, call it 9.7 in round figures.

(1923 – ) English motorsport commentator

With two laps to go then the action will begin, unless this is the action, which it is.

(1923 – ) English motorsport commentator

I imagine the conditions in those cars today are totally unimaginable.

(1923 – ) English motorsport commentator

Speaking from memory, I don't know how many points Nelson Piquet has.

(1923 – ) English motorsport commentator

As you look at the first four, the significant thing is that Alboreto is fifth.

(1923 – ) English motorsport commentator

You have to wonder what kind of chemical reactions were taking place inside Walker’s head when he said these things.

(1923 – ) English motorsport commentator

Do my eyes deceive me, or is Senna’s Lotus sounding rough?

(1923 – ) English motorsport commentator

This has been a great season for Nelson Piquet, as he is now known, and always has been.

(1923 – ) English motorsport commentator

Brundle is driving an absolutely pluperfect race.

(1923 – ) English motorsport commentator

Nigel Mansell is the last person in the race apart from the five in front of him.

(1923 – ) English motorsport commentator

Jean Alesi is 4th and 5th.

(1923 – ) English motorsport commentator

And the first three cars are all Escorts, which isn’t surprising as this is an all Escort race.

(1923 – ) English motorsport commentator

And there’s no damage to the car… except to the car itself.

(1923 – ) English motorsport commentator

Jenson Button is in the top ten… in eleventh position.

(1923 – ) English motorsport commentator

There are four different cars filling the first four places.

(1923 – ) English motorsport commentator

And the first five places are filled by five different cars.

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I wonder if Watson is in the relaxed state of mind he's in.

(1923 – ) English motorsport commentator

It’s lap 26 of 58, which unless I’m very much mistaken is half way.

(1923 – ) English motorsport commentator

Rally points scoring is twenty for the fastest, eighteen for the second fastest, right down to six points for the slowest fastest.

(1923 – ) English motorsport commentator

A mediocre season for Nelson Piquet as he is now known and always has been.

(1923 – ) English motorsport commentator