Net worth:$100 million
Date of birth:Jun 1, 1959 (63 Years old).
Profession:Race car driver, Commentator
Nationality:United KinWhat’s Martin
Brundle’s net worth?
Martin Brundle, a former racing driver from England, has a net worth in excess of $100 million. Martin Brundle is most well-known for his participation in Formula One. In 1988, Brundle won the World Sportscar Championship with a record score of points. He also won the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 1990. Brundle is also a broadcaster for Sky Sports
EarlyLife and ITV Sport.
Martin Brundle was born in King’s Lynn (Norfolk, England) on June 1, 1959. At the age of 12 he began his racing career in grass track racing. Brundle then moved on to Hot Rod racing and then to single-seater racing in 1979. Brundle also raced Tom Walkinshaw’s BMW touring cars and won the 1980 BMW championship. Brundle was promoted to Formula Three two years later. He earned five pole positions, and won two races in his first season. He competed in 1983 with Ayrton Sena in Formula Three, but lost the championship on the final laps.
Formula One Career Start and World Sportscar Champion
Brundle was granted entry to Formula One in 1984. He finished fifth in Brazil’s first race and second in Detroit with Tyrrell Racing Organisation. He broke both his ankles in a crash at the Dallas Grand Prix and required surgery to repair them. Brundle sustained permanent injuries that would keep him from left-fbraking, even though he was eventually able to recover. Brundle’s accomplishments were also disqualified by Tyrrell from the World Championship later that year, due to a technical violation. He remained with Tyrrell the next two seasons. Brundle left Tyrrell in 1987 to join the West German team Zakspeed. However, he only managed two points that year.
Brundle left Formula One in 1988 to join Jaguar in World Sportscar Championship. He won the title with a record number of points. The same year, he also won the Daytona 24 Hours. Brundle was back in Formula One with the Brabham team in 1989, but the Brabham team failed to recapture its successes during the season. Brundle had better luck the next year when he won 24 Hours of Le Mans in 1990.
Brundle moved to Benetton after a strong season in 1992. He joined Ligier after being dropped by Benetton in 1992. He came third at Imola in a car with no active suspension. He was also seventh in the World Drivers Championship. This made him the most successful driver to have an active suspension system that year. He drove for McLaren in 1994, but was severely injured in an accident with Jos Vertappen in the first race. He put in strong performances later on, including a second place finish at Monaco.
Brundle was back at Ligier for part of 1995. He finished fourth at Magny-Cours, and placed on the podium at Spa. He teamed up with Rubens Barrichello, Jordan, for another solid season. In the 1996 Japanese Grand Prix he was fifth. Brundle’s Formula One career ended with nine podiums and an impressive 98 championship points.
Brundle retired from motor racing after a brief return to Le Mans. Brundle was a respected commentator on British television channel ITV. He joined ITV in 1997 for its Formula One coverage. After his departure from ITV, he joined BBC’s commentary team with Jonathan Legard. In 2012, he began to commentate for Sky Sports along with David Croft. Brundle was awarded the RTS Television Sports Award in 1998, 1999 and 2005 for his outstanding work.
Brundle retired in 2008 in order to compete in the Formula Palmer Audi Championship. His son Alex was also a regular driver. Brundle finished in the top eight at all three races that he took part in. Brundle returned to racing in 2011’s Daytona 24 Hours for United Autosports. He raced in a Ford-powered Riley. He finished fourth overall with his team. Brundle and his son, who finished 15th at the 2012 24 Hours of Le Mans together, returned to competitive racing.
Brundle is also involved in driver management. Brundle has worked with David Coulthard and co-owned 2MB Sports Management, which was founded by Mark Blundell. Brundle also took over the father’s car dealership with Robin, his racing driver brother. In 2003, the business was closed
Brundle’s first book, “Working the Wheel,” was published in 2004. He published his first book, “Working the Wheel”, in 2004. Later, he published “The Martin Brundle Scrapbook”, an autobiography that he told through news cuts, photographs and other memorabilia.
Brundle and Liz have a son, Alex, and a girl named Charlie. Alex is following in his father’s footsteps and has participated in the 2012 GP3 Series as well as the FIA World Endurance Championship. Having always lived within a 10-mile radius of his hometown of King’s Lynn, Brundle resides in Gayton.