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David Marshall Coulthard, often called DC, (born 27 March 1971 in Dumfries and raised nearby in Twynholm) is a Scottish former Formula One racing driver.
Coulthard made his Formula One debut in 1994 and won 13 Grands Prix in a career spanning 15 seasons. Twice a winner in Monaco, Coulthard was team-mate to Mika Häkkinen in the Finn`s two Drivers` Championship winning seasons for McLaren Mercedes before helping establish the Red Bull team.
Coulthard amassed a notable points haul placing him seventh on the all-time scorers list, being the top British scorer. His best Drivers` Championship finish was second in 2001.
Coulthard is now a pundit for the BBC Formula One TV coverage, while also being a team consultant for Red Bull Racing and Scuderia Toro Rosso.
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David Marshall Coulthard
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Joyce Marshall Coulthard
Linsay Coulthard (died in 2013)
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David Marshall Coulthard, MBE (; born 27 March 1971), known as DC, is a retired British Formula One racing driver from Twynholm, Scotland. He was runner-up in the 2001 Formula One World Drivers' Championship, driving for McLaren.
Karen Minier (wife), Dayton Minier Coulthard (son)