Ted Kravitz

Ted Kravitz

Reporter

Biography

Actively involved in F1 since 1996, Ted has become a specialist in a role largely of his own creation. A renowned pit-lane reporter, his insights into strategy and the sport's secrets have made his on-the-spot reports essential listening. Able to articulate complex intricacies in layman's terms, Ted's renowned skill is to speak to F1 aficionados in a way that members of a passing audience can also comprehend and relish.

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Actively involved in F1 since 1996, Ted has become a specialist in a role largely of his own creation. A renowned pit-lane reporter, his insights into strategy and the sport's intricate secrets have made his on-the-spot reports an essential item on all Grand Prix weekends.

In a complex and high-pressured environment that revolves around speed, Ted has the uncanny knack of appearing one step ahead in understanding how a team reacts when the heat is on and the skill to precisely explain in deceptively-clear language what is occurring to every member of his audience.

"He's by far the most experienced reporter in his field and what he's brilliant at doing is conveying an excitement about the intricacies, technical specifications and secrets of the sport without ever making it boring," says Martin Turner, the Executive Producer of Sky Sports F1. "He's passionate about what some people would find it difficult to ever be passionate about and with that passion he gets the public interested in things they wouldn't otherwise be interested in. That's his secret."

It's a skill honed in a decade spent popping his head into garages and finding out what's really happening. Having first worked as a producer for ITV's F1 coverage, Ted first appeared in front of the camera in 2002 and, switching to the BBC seven years later, he has performed the role ever since.

But there's more to Ted than reading a race. Embarking on his journalistic career as a news and sports reporter for local radio, he has also presented coverage of the British Touring Car Championship for ITV and, in addition to providing his pit-lane insights for Sky Sports F1 on every race weekend of the 2012 and 2013 seasons, was co-host of the channel's Friday night F1 Show.

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