David Croft is the lead commentator for Sky Sports F1
Croft spent three years working at BBC Three Counties Radio, first as a sports reporter then as Sports Editor. He moved to BBC Radio 5 Live in December 1998. During his time at the station he covered the 2002 FIFA World Cup, 2004 Athens Summer Olympics and presented Saturday Sport on 5 during the summer of 2004 and 2005.
Crofty was the BBC Radio 5 Live F1 Commentator and Presenter, succeeding Maurice Hamilton at the start of the 2006 Formula 1 season. He worked alongside former F1 driver Anthony Davidson and pitlane reporters Ted Kravitz and Natalie Pinkham, covering each Grand Prix and qualifying as well as the three practice sessions which could be heard via the BBC Interactive Red Button service, BBC Sport Online and Radio 5 Live Sports Extra.
It was announced in December 2011, that Croft would be lead commentator for Sky’s coverage of F1 for the 2012 season, and would be joined by Anthony Davidson, Ted Kravitz, Natalie Pinkham and Martin Brundle.