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BBC confirms commentary line-up

David CoulthardThe BBC has confirmed David Coulthard and Eddie Jordan as part of its presenting team for its Formula One television coverage in 2009.

Coulthard, who retired from racing at the end of the 2008 season, will join former team boss Jordan alongside anchor Jake Humphrey.

BBC Radio 5 Live's Jonathan Legard will commentate alongside Martin Brundle.

Ted Kravitz and Lee McKenzie will be the BBC's pitlane reporters.

"After 15 seasons competing in F1, my passion for the sport is still very much alive, and therefore I was delighted to be given the opportunity to share my views and experiences through the BBC coverage of F1," said Coulthard.

"Many of the BBC team are known to me already and, for those members new to F1, I look forward to building on the established audience of F1 fans in the UK."

The BBC also said Murray Walker will return to the network as a regular presence on the Sport website.

The BBC has a five-year F1 deal.

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