F1 presenter Jake Humphrey wishes Murray Walker well

Former BBC Formula One presenter Jake Humphrey has wished Murray Walker well after the commentator revealed he has been diagnosed with cancer.

Humphrey tweeted, "Get Well Murray Walker! How about you all RT [retweet] this and I'll email him tonight to tell him how much support is out there?"

Former BBC Formula One presenter Jake Humphrey.
Former BBC Formula One presenter Jake Humphrey. Credit: Suzan/Suzan/EMPICS Entertainment

Just 30 minutes later he wrote, "I just emailed Murray to tell him how over 5,000 of you RTed [retweeted] my message in under an hour. I'll keep you all posted .... #GetWellSoonMurray".

Read: F1 commentator Murray Walker diagnosed with cancer

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Murray Walker cancer diagnosis

Former Formula One commentator Murray Walker has been diagnosed with cancer. The 89-year-old told the BBC that he had been diagnosed with a form of lymphatic system cancer, but said that the condition was treatable.