Gordon Murray awarded the Order of the British EmpireMay 5, 2019
Legendary designer Gordon Marry, who once created the champion cars Brabham and McLaren, received a very prestigious and honorable award: he became Commander of the British Empire. The fact that he is submitted to this title, we wrote in late December.
The award ceremony was held last Thursday at Buckingham Palace, where the Order of Murray was presented by Prince William, Duke of Cambridge. Thus, in the UK, the 50-year-old designer’s contribution to the development of the country’s autosport and automotive industry was noted.
“To accept this award from the hands of Prince William is one of the most exciting events in my life. It is as significant as the titles in Formula 1 or the creation of the fastest production car in the world, – said the 72-year-old Gordon Murray, who developed the famous sports car McLaren F1, which was produced from 1993 to 1998, at the beginning of the 90s. “This award will give me a new boost of energy, and I want to continue working with the support of a purposeful and very talented team of specialists from the Gordon Murray Group”.
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