Steve Jones and Mark Webber join Channel 4 F1 team

Published: Tuesday 8th March 2016 by The News Editor

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Channel 4, the new terrestrial home for Formula One, has unveiled its presenting team.

Steve Jones, the former T4 presenter will be the new face of Formula One with 13-time winner Mark Webber joining David Coulthard to provide expert analysis.

Former BBC pundit Eddie Jordan will combine his Top Gear duties to work on Channel 4’s coverage while Ben Edwards will continue in the commentary box alongside Coulthard.

Pit-lane reporter Lee McKenzie also makes the switch from the BBC, which surrendered its broadcasting rights three years earlier, to Channel 4.

Four-time world champion Alain Prost, Bruno Senna, the nephew of Ayrton Senna, former driver Karun Chandhok and Susie Wolff, the first female driver to compete at a grand prix weekend in more than two decades, also help to make up the 12-strong presenting team.

Murray Walker, the legendary commentator, has also been handed a role with Channel 4.

Published: Tuesday 8th March 2016 by The News Editor

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