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Murray Walker | 10:46 UK time, Friday, 26 June 2009

Can Lewis Hamilton and McLaren bounce back from what is proving a disappointing season? Is there tension between Red Bull drivers Sebastian Vettel and Mark Webber? And who is the biggest "looney" in Formula 1? Watch my answers.

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  • Comment number 1.

    great acting there from murray playing the part of vettel and webber.

  • Comment number 2.

    Great work Murray, these videos are brilliant.

    1) Were you surprised to find out Schumacher is the Stig?

    2) Who do you think is the most underrated driver on the Grid? I'd probably go with Sutil.

  • Comment number 3.

    As diplomatic as ever Murray. Do you think next years cars will be starting with a full tank of fuel to go race distance or not, and if so what will that mean for qualifying?

  • Comment number 4.

    Great video Murray. We've had the two Ronnies and now the two Murrays!

    Do you think Vettel can win this championship? Or is it too late?

    Do you think Formula One wil ever go back to being more track based rather than all this off the track polava that seems to be dominating the sport?

    I think the British Grand Prix will be at Silverstone next year, do you?

    Oh and before I forget, do David Coulthard and Eddie Jordan really hate each other, or is that just they way they come across on camera?

  • Comment number 5.

    Schumacher isn't the Stig. It was a joke. Remember he was still at Ferrari when the stig originated in his current form. The stig revealed himself in a factory before christmas and I've forgotten how. Remember at the end of the program Jeremy said "You are wondering why Michael didn't take a lap in the Suzuki Liana". We wouldn't have had to as schumacher apparently was the stig. I know that lap was a joke but they gave it away very well.

    Sorry Murray for rambling on. Great answers per norm and I have to say I agree with your views entirely

  • Comment number 6.

    The current compromise says they will be racing under 2009 rules. However I do hope that they will entertain some of the 2010 proposed rules. Especially the one on no re-fuelling. I believe this could lead to some better racing and more overtaking.

  • Comment number 7.

    Is Schumacher the Stig though?

  • Comment number 8.

    Hi murray,
    do you think there will be a breakaway, or has max made FOTA change their mind.

    another question, do you think FOTA will welcome back Williams and Force India back?

  • Comment number 9.

    Schumacher is not the Stig. My feeling is that the Ferrari FXX, which they had said is not released by Ferrari even to their owners would only be allowed on the Top Gear test track if driven by Schumacher.

    The rest of the story is Shoemakers. (cobblers).

  • Comment number 10.

    Hi Murray
    Excelent blog as usual and nice to hear your take on things going on in F1. Keep it up as i have enjoyed your inimitable commentary for years, by the way stumbled across a very young sounding Murray Walker on you tube when searching for Gerry Marshall and found two clips of Crystal Palace in 1971... very entertaining
    Oh and by the way a nice bit of avoidance on the looney question :)
    May you live forever and amuse and inform ad infinitum

  • Comment number 11.

    Great video work Murray! I very much enjoyed it.

    I'm sure Lewis Hamilton will stay with McLaren, a team who always bounce back soon from hard times. I remember being heavily critical of Jenson Button persisting to remain with the useless Honda team, but look what came out of it in the end, although he's wasted 3 or 4 seasons in the meantime.

    And yes, the loney of F1 was the correct choice, it's always saddening to see things like that occur, people spoiling enjoyment for everyone else, and putting people's lives at risk.

    Good video.

  • Comment number 12.

    The Looney in Hockenheim was more loonier, 200mph down the straight and he goes for a wander.

  • Comment number 13.

    These are great viewing Murray,
    Why has DC just got a spot on the BBC TV answering fans questions just like you are doing here?
    Why do the BBC just not show your videos instead and make the programme more varied.
    Sometimes I get the feeling when I watch the GP on the BBC, that the presenters are just trying to fill up time with waffle. Not like when you commentated, as most on your information you gave, was very informative and relevant information on drivers and teams(and the Murrayisms were a bonus).
    I'm not saying that there is anything wrong with the current presenters, but just the comparison from yester-year is not as good, but then they do have a legendary comentator to live up to, don't they?
    Respect you as always,

  • Comment number 14.

    By the way, I saw you on the British GP, being interviewed. Didn't Jake Humphrey make a mess of the interview, it was so funny. Good job Eddie stepped in to save his embarrassment any further.
    I went to the British GP and it was a good weekend, except for the result.
    Great to see the Stig and Jackie Stewart doing the laps.
    Best Regards

  • Comment number 15.


    How far do you think BrawnGp will go untill they run out of cash!


  • Comment number 16.

    Welcome back F1 fans. After a three week break, we are back with Germany, so now is the time to get your questions in to Murray. I will be filming with him on Monday, so the more the merrier. Also don't forget as well as all of the excellent coverage across the BBC, keep an eye out for 'Inside F1' tonight and Saturday on the News Channel and BBC2. Enjoy

  • Comment number 17.

    i would like to send all are thoughts to henry surtees famly after his sad accident today for witch he died we beleive he would of made a great f1 driver .all are thoughts lee stanton

  • Comment number 18.

    murry you got addicted to f1 in 1994 due to your loud comentary voice so thanks for that .but what is your all time best f1 race and why


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