Formula 1 is a notoriously tricky sport to full comprehend given the level of technical intricacies involved beyond the drivers getting in a car and driving really, really fast.

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Thankfully, Sky F1's elite paddock of trusted presenters, experts, analysts and commentators will guide us all through the nuances and details of the 2024 season.

The growing legions of F1 fans are growing accustomed to hearing the excitable tones of David "Crafty" Croft waft over the airwaves, while Natalie Pinkham is a fan-favourite reported and Ted Kravitz's grid walks remain iconic – even if the celebs he tracks down fail to share his enthusiasm.

The season is under way and Sky's wide array of stars are nestled into the commentary box, around the paddock and on the grid, on hand to lead us through the action.

The 24-race calendar offers plenty of drama and this is the team who will take you through the action every step of the way. Oh, and expect plenty of one-off appearances and special guests along the way too.

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RadioTimes.com brings you all the details about the Sky F1 team including regular presenters and commentators.

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F1 presenters and commentators on Sky

  • Anthony Davidson
  • Damon Hill
  • Danica Patrick
  • David Croft
  • Jenson Button
  • Karun Chandhok
  • Martin Brundle
  • Naomi Schiff
  • Natalie Pinkham
  • Nico Rosberg
  • Rachel Brookes
  • Simon Lazenby
  • Ted Kravitz

Sky F1 presenters

Simon Lazenby (lead presenter)

Simon Lazenby
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Lazenby is the key presenter who keeps the show on the road. He opens the live coverage and orchestrates the expert team of pundits and reporters, often under frantic circumstances in the F1 paddock.

Ted Kravitz (grid walk reporter)

Ted Kravitz
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Kravitz is a cult hero among F1 fans, often found interviewing stars up and down the pit lane, often getting himself into searingly awkward situations on his famous pre-race grid walks.

Natalie Pinkham (F1 Report host, reporter)

Natalie Pinkham
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Pinkham is the usual host of F1 Report and is usually spotted roving up and down the pit lane interviewing the biggest names in Formula 1 ahead of each Grand Prix.

Rachel Brookes (The F1 Show host, reporter)

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Brookes hosts The F1 Show and can also be found reporting on the biggest storylines developing across the world of Formula 1.

Sky F1 experts

Anthony Davidson (technical analyst, former F1 driver)

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Davidson is the technical wizard of the group. He pops up with in-depth analysis of the engineering brilliance required to turn shards of metal into winning Formula 1 cars.

Karun Chandhok (co-analyst, former F1 driver)

Karun Chandhok
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Chandhok is the go-to guy for replays. He often breaks down incidents and replays side-by-side footage of different cars and laps to find out where time is being lost and gained by competitors across the grid.

Naomi Schiff (Any Driven Monday host)

Naomi Schiff
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Schiff is a new addition to the line-up and will head up a new show, Any Driven Monday, reviewing the weekend action alongside current drivers, experts and more guests.

Damon Hill (expert, former F1 driver)

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Hill is a racing icon and one of three former world champions among Sky F1's line-up of experts.

Jenson Button (expert, former F1 driver)

Jenson Button
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Button's world title came from the cockpit of the one-hit wonder Brawn car in 2009 which stunned the world of motorsport.

Nico Rosberg (expert, former F1 driver)

Nico Rosberg
Nico Rosberg

Rosberg won the title in 2016, topping teammate and rival Lewis Hamilton. He immediately called it a day in Formula 1 after winning. He became the first reigning champion to retire since 1993.

Danica Patrick (expert, former US racing driver)

Danica Patrick
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The most successful woman in American open-wheel racing, Patrick was the first female racer to win an IndyCar race and the first to lead the world-famous Indy 500.

Bernie Collins (strategy analyst, former performance engineer)

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Collins will join the team for 10 races in 2024. She has worked for a number of teams including McLaren , Aston Martin and Force India. She will offer insights on team strategy throughout races.

Sky F1 commentators

David "Crofty" Croft (commentator)

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Crofty is a stalwart of Sky's F1 coverage. If you've heard: "and it's lights out and away we go!" you have indeed heard the voice of Crofty. He will take a break for three races this year.

Harry Benjamin (stand-in commentator)

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Benjamin is already a big voice on BBC 5 Live coverage. He will provide lead commentary for Sky F1 in three races this season as Crofty takes a break for the Emilia Romagna, Austrian and Azerbaijan Grands Prix.

Martin Brundle (lead analyst, former F1 driver)

Martin Brundle
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Brundle racked up nine podiums during his time in Formula 1, racing against drivers including Michael Schumacher and Ayrton Senna, but has become a broadcasting legend since taking up the mic in 1997.

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