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Legendary designer Gordon Murray on revolutionising F1, his new supercar and more...

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This week’s guest on F1's official podcast Beyond The Grid, supported by Bose is renowned as one of F1’s great innovators and technical brains – perhaps the best.

In a 20-year Grand Prix racing career, this blue-sky thinker was responsible for introducing such things as tyre warmers, mid-race fuel stops and the ingenious Brabham fan car – not to mention a host of championship-winning machines and the acclaimed McLaren F1 road car.

It’s an amazing resume – especially given that Gordon Murray arrived in the UK from his native South Africa in the late Sixties with not much more than a dream to work in motor racing. So sit back and enjoy hearing the back stories behind some of the best cars in F1 history, anecdotes about working with Bernie Ecclestone at Brabham, fascinating insight into the design process, and what it was like to engineer some of the quickest drivers ever…

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