David Murray (28 December 1909, in Edinburgh – 5 April 1973, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain) was a British racing driver from Scotland. He competed in five championship GP, starting in four.
He retired in 1952 to concentrate on running his team, which won the Le Mans 24 hr race in 1956 and 1957
He died in a road accident in Spain on the 5th of April 1973
Formula One CareerEdit
He started out his championship career at the Scuderia Ambrosiana team, driving a customer Maserati 4CLT/48. He drove only three races for the team, two in 1950, and one in 1951. All three ended in retirement, with engine failure and Gearbox issues in the 1950 British and Italian Grand Prix respectively. His only race in 1951 was his home race at Silverstone, with Valve issues causing retirement this time.
In 1952 he formed the Ecurie Escosse team, driving for them on two occasions in a Cooper T20. He didn't have much success, as he followed up another retirement in that years British Grand Prix with a failure to qualify at would would be his final race weekend in the German Grand Prix
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Formula One RecordEdit
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|3rd||DNQ||Did not qualify|
|5th||Points finish||DNPQ||Did not pre-qualify|
|14th||Non-points finish||TD||Test driver|
|NC||Non-classified finish (<90% race distance)||DNS||Did not start|
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