The recently-retired formula one veteran David Coulthard is a father.

The recently-retired formula one veteran David Coulthard is a father.

The 37-year-old Scot's fiancee Karen Minier, a Belgian who was formerly a F1 reporter for the French broadcaster TF1, gave birth to a healthy baby boy on Friday.

The name and weight of the child is not known.

Coulthard, who contested 247 grands prix, most recently for Red Bull, joked earlier this year: "He'll be signed up for Ferrari in 2028!"

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