McLaren F1 designer, Gordon Murray, has been honoured for his engineering achievements
26 June 2008

Gordon Murray, legendary designer of the McLaren F1 supercar, has been presented with an award for his outstanding achievement in engineering by Durban University of Technology in South Africa.Professor Murray, who studied at Durban, was presented with the university's prized Silver Tusk trophy. After graduating from the Technikon Natal, as Durban University was then known, Murray jumped straight into the world of Formula One and went on to design iconic sports cars like the Mclaren F1 and Mercedes SLR. Last year he set-up his own company, Gordon Murray Design Limited, and is in the process of creating a lightweight city car, codenamed Type 25, that promises to revolutionise the future of transport and its environmental impact.

Ian Tonkin

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26 June 2008

This guy is an absolute legend and he embodies everything that is right about this country. (I know he is a Saffa before anyone points this out, but we have adopted him, OK?)

Love the smell of a V8 in the morning.

27 June 2008

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This guy is an absolute legend and he embodies everything that is right about this country. (I know he is a Saffa before anyone points this out, but we have adopted him, OK?)

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Don't be so obtuse! He is not Brittish, so don't desperately clutch at a false link tthat does not exist. You would not accept Americans taking credit for an Englishman living there as they adopted him. Absolute !£$%&"£!

27 June 2008

Now now!!

It doesn't matter where he comes from, its nice to see recognition for outstanding work, and work in what is increasingly being seen as a "bad, unenvironmental" industry.

 

 

It's all about the twisties........

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