Channel 4 reveal F1 presenters including Murray Walker and Eddie Jordan

Also including Mark Webber, Susie Wolff, Alain Prost, Bruno Senna and Alex  Zanardi

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With F1 coverage moving from the BBC to Channel 4, many people have been keen to find out which presenters will also be moving over.

The broadcaster has since confirmed that Steve Jones will lead the new line-up, teaming up with BBC’s David Coulthard and Ben Edwards. 

Murray Walker has also been confirmed to be coming out of retirement to join the team while Eddie Jordan is also on board.

The last time Walker did F1 coverage was back in 2008 for the BBC’s web team, last appearing on TV in 2001; he will reportedly only be sent to some races to “interview some of the stars of F1”.

Meanwhile, Jordan will be balancing his F1 coverage with appearing on Chris Evans’ new Top Gear show, having also signed on as one of their hosts. 

Also included in the line-up is Mark Webber, Susie Wolff, Alain Prost, Bruno Senna and Alex Zanardi, while Karun Chandhok will be technical analyst and Lee McKenzie will be a reporter.

Channel 4 chief creative officer Jay Hunt said: “This is the dream team. We’ve brought together the very best in screen and off screen talent to make Channel 4’s coverage unmissable.”

F1 coverage will be shared with Sky Sports, with Channel 4 covering 10 live races and doing highlights of all 21 grand prix.

“I’m very proud to be a part of this exciting line up which will give F1 fans who choose to watch the most creative and innovative free-to-air coverage of the season a totally fresh perspective,” added Coulthard.

“This season promises to be the most competitive for years and viewers can look forward to extensive coverage of all the races, expert punditry, unrivalled paddock and pit access as well as exhilarating stunts and features throughout to bring the audience right into the heart of the race action.”