The ‘Murray Walker Television Room’ was commissioned to celebrate and recognise Murray’s successful career as a Formula 1 commentator which spanned 23 years.
Murray, commentated on Formula 1 races for the BBC between 1976 and 1996 before moving to the ITV commentary team from 1997 to 2001. He won over the hearts and minds of motorsport followers with his animated enthusiasm, authoritative voice and his comical blunders, termed ‘Murrayisms’ by his fans.
The Murray Walker Television Room features awards and memorabilia acquired by Murray over the course of his career and donated to the Club.
Items on display include an Indianapolis brick gifted to him as a lifetime achievement award, a Mike Hailwood artwork which represents Murray’s great passion for motorcycling, a Royal Television Society Lifetime Achievement Award and parts from Formula 1 cars.