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Did David Coulthard Fulfill His Potential in F1 Career?

When Ayrton Senna’s Williams veered suddenly off the Imola circuit and crashed head-on into the wall at Tamburello, it changed the face of F1 forever. Already a legend of the sport, Senna gained mythical status, and new and improved measures came into the sport to make it a safer one for drivers. Senna’s death also changed the life of a young Scottish driver by the name of David Coulthard, who was thrust into the role of full-time Williams driver alongside new team leader Damon Hill. It was not the way the lad from Twynholm would have wanted things to happen, but it did mean that he had a coveted drive in a race-winning team earlier than he would have dreamed. Coulthard had already been Williams' test driver in 1993, having fini...

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