Ted Kravitz has been re-instated into the Sky Sports F1 team, after two days full of Twitter furore when reports broke out that the F1 presenter wasn’t going to be part of the Sky coverage for the 2019 season.
#FindTed was trending on Twitter and it has now been confirmed that he has finally been found.
Earlier reports had stated that a rift with Scott Young had caused Ted Kravitz to leave Sky Sports, but it seems like things have worked out for him in the last day or two.
— Motorsport.com (@Motorsport) February 25, 2019
The countdown is on as #SkyF1 and the Formula 1 teams gear up for the start of the 2019 season ahead of the second and final pre-season test at Barcelona.
— Sky Sports F1 (@SkySportsF1) February 25, 2019
Sky has confirmed that the following people will be part of their broadcasting squad for the 2019 season.
Paul Di Resta
Scott Young spoke about the team and how the viewers would be given all sorts of possible insights into F1 all through the season.
“We have an amazing line up of experts who have real first-hand knowledge of the sport and are brilliant communicators. They are supported by the best commentator and reporters in the business.” Scott Young said.
Now, while fans rejoice that Ted is back in business for Sky, his role is reportedly set for a massive change.
According to GPtoday.net’ source in the paddock, Ted Kravitz’s new role discussion took a long time.
Good news! Ted Kravitz will be part of the Sky Sports F1 line up for the new season starting in March. I have added the link to the article on the Sky Sports F1 website: https://t.co/kCvKnid8Bu Thanks and enjoy the new season. ^DW
— Sky Help Team (@SkyHelpTeam) February 26, 2019
The source has added that Ted’s notebook won’t be part of the Sky Sports’ coverage of the 2019 F1 season.
“Although Sky Sports F1 has confirmed that Ted Kravitz will be part of its team in 2018, it appears the popular ‘Ted’s Notebook’ segment will vanish from the Sky Sports F1 schedule. A strong source in the paddock confirmed to GPToday.net that there are ongoing talks about the role that Kravitz will play for the British broadcaster.” the Gptoday.net report stated.
Also, Ted Kravitz won’t be present at all races for the 2019 season. 12 or 13 race weekends is all that Ted Kravitz will get this season.