Suzi Perry is the new face of BBC F1

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With Jake Humphrey’s departure from BBC F1, a replacement is needed. And after months of speculation, we can confirm that it’s not The Stig – as the coverage would be a bit, er, mute.

So without further ado, the new face of BBC F1 is (drum roll, please)… Suzi Perry.

If that name doesn’t ring a bell, you’ll know her from such TV programmes as Moto GP and The Gadget Show. Having presented the BBC’s coverage of the two-wheeled version of F1 for ten years, she knows her way round a paddock.

“Motorsport is my life and I’ve really missed being away from the grid,” Perry told BBC Sport.

“I am so excited to be joining the BBC. Working alongside such an eminent team and the F1 world is a huge honour and I can’t wait to get started.”

But there’s more! The Beeb has also confirmed that it’ll show ten races live including the British, Belgian, Italian and Brazilian Grands Prix. Unfortunately it won’t be showing the Monaco Grand Prix live, but you’ll be able to catch extended television highlights of the action from Monte Carlo and the other nine races that are not part of the BBC’s live TV coverage.

The first race is still more than three months away, so why don’t you repeatedly watch Stig lap our track in a Renault F1 caruntil the season debut on March 17?

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Excellent choice, as she covered Moto GP
And British Superbikes for the last 10 years.

Plus she, is better to look at
but will be overshadowed by Eddie Jordan
terrible shirt collection.

Good Luck Suzi, Dad will be happy to
watch F1 this season.

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Hope she does not strangle English by saying “in terms of…” and “key” every other sentence. Note to broadcasters: It is possible to express coherent thoughts.

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Not covering Monaco, the only useless race of the year?

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This was announced and made public a while ago but still fantastic news – it certainly gives me a reason not to watch the Sky coverage when they’re both covering the same race live.

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Not covering Monaco, so much for the best race of the season.

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The BBC should have brought in Jeremy Clarkson, he would have livened up the coverage. One can just imagine him saying ‘for the this race’s coverage we’re not going to bore you with interviews, were going to see how fast an F1 car can go while on fire’

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love the perry

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glad the bbc is not showing the monaco race it is a rubbish race anyway glad they are showing canada always a great race. also well done suzi great choice i am sure suzi will do a great job

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very Pretty Suzi Perry, better than Simon Lazenby
of Sky Sports F1 Team.
they do have, Gerogie Thompson so F1 got
more Glamorous about time.

Sick and tried, off boring males who look
like the Panto season has not ended.
hope the racing, matches up to 2012 season
come on Fernando Alonso Daiz.

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Suzy left Moto GP due to hating being away from home and her family and wanted to concentrate on the gadget show….so she’ll have Silverstone covered….who will be covering all the other F1 races outside of the UK??

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probaldy will do,the travelling as she
needed break from travelling.
now she rested, she raring to travel
and looking forward to covering F1.

Good to see, BBC hiring more Female Sport
Presenters other than Gabby Logan, Sue Barker
and Clare Balding.
these three are, Excellent at their job but i
looking forward to see Suzi deal with Eddie
Jordan.

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oh for gods sake….. a woman hosting a male dominated sport….. give me strength

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Going with Harry W. Clarkson would be good. Like to see May telling the engineers how to improve their cars. Hammond would be the best. Doesn’t watch it so he would probably complain that they are going around in circles too often.

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Not Amercian enough, for Hammond probaldy
want too much cheese for F1 tastes.

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Proper minx is suzi.. inappropriately short skirts and too much cleavage will send the ratings soaring!..

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I think of Georgie Thompson and Suzi Perry, I’d rather it was Suzi any day. That’s why I’ve stopped watching the Gadget Show.

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I would.

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