Two Sky Sports F1 pundits dropped ahead of 2023 season – Motorsport Week

Two Sky Sports Formula 1 presenters will not be returning to the pundit line-up for the 2023 season, according to a report.

The Mirror states that Johnny Herbert and Paul di Resta, two former F1 drivers, will not appear in its crew for the upcoming year.

Herbert took to social media on Wednesday evening and posted a picture of the Sky Sports F1 team, stating: ‘Going to miss this team’.

It seemed to indicate that the three-time grand prix winner would not be returning to the screen this year.

The Mirror says that a spokesperson from the company confirmed the news: “Johnny has been an integral part of our Formula 1 team since the very first season on Sky Sports in 2012.

“We will miss his humor and big personality and thank him for his energy and enthusiasm over the last 11 years. Everyone wishes him all the best for the future.”

The report also declared that di Resta, also, has been dropped from the line-up, as confirmed by the broadcaster.

Di Resta last raced full-time in F1 in the 2013 season with Force India, with his final race appearance coming at the 2017 Hungarian Grand Prix with Williams.

Both Herbert and di Resta provided an insight from the commentary box on occasion, as well as analysis in pre and post-race shows.

The Mirror writes that the duo will not be replaced for the 2023 season.

Sky Sports currently holds the exclusive rights to broadcast F1 in the United Kingdom and Ireland until at least the end of the 2029 season.

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