Steve Rider

Biography: Started his career working for a south-london newspaper before moving on to jobs at Independent Radio News, Anglia Television and an early role with ITV Sport which included presenting 'World Of Sport' and taking part in coverage for the 1980 Summer Olympic Games. He joined the BBC as sports reporter in 1985 to present 'Sportsnight', which he did for 6 years. During his time at the BBC he fronted many sporting programmes such as Grandstand, Sports Personality of the Year, as well as being a regular presenter for Golf and Motorsport events.
It was rumoured that ITV wanted him to front their newly-accuired F1 coverage (when they poached it from the BBC in 1996), but the job actually went to Jim Rosenthal, who fronted the programmes until the end of the 2005 season.
Steve then took over, reporting from his first race in Bahrain in March 2006. He has won the RTS Sports Presenter of the Year twice. Steve supports Charlton Athletic Football Club and now lives in
Started his career working for a south-london newspaper before moving on to jobs at Independent Radio News, Anglia Television and an early role with ITV Sport which included presenting 'World Of Sport' and taking part in coverage for the 1980 Summer Olympic Games. He joined the BBC as sports reporter in 1985 to present 'Sportsnight', which he did for 6 years. During his time at the BBC he fronted many sporting programmes such as Grandstand, Sports Personality of the Year, as well as being a regular presenter for Golf and Motorsport events.
It was rumoured that ITV wanted him to front their newly-accuired F1 coverage (when they poached it from the BBC in 1996), but the job actually went to Jim Rosenthal, who fronted the programmes until the end of the 2005 season.
Steve then took over, reporting from his first race in Bahrain in March 2006.

He has won the RTS Sports Presenter of the Year twice.

Steve supports Charlton Athletic Football Club and now lives in Berkshire with his family.
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tbd Formula One: Season 2 Mar 18, 2007 Host tbd
tbd Formula One: Season 1 Mar 12, 2006 Host 10