Monday, March 19, 2018

SuperSport gears up with changes for its longrunning Formula One show, Absolute F1, ahead of the new racing season with a new on-air look and Kriya Gangiah as the new lead presenter.

SuperSport decided to make changes to its longrunning show, Absolute F1, covering Formula One racing to co-incide with the new season starting in Melbourne, Australia on Sunday, with a new on-air look and Kriya Gangiah as the show's new lead presenter.

Absolute F1 will broadcast on SuperSport on Wednesdays at 19:30 in the week preceding Grands Prix.

Kriya Gangiah, a former Ignition TV anchor and a DJ on Jacaranda FM, will now front Absolute F1, and will be joined in studio by Batshobonke "Tschops" Sipuka, Vic Maharaj and Gary Formato.

Batshobonke "Tschops" Sipuka competed in the Formula Volkswagen class in Germany, saloon car racing in Malaysia and Super Truck racing in South Africa. He was also South Africa's first black motorsport champion, twice winning the Volkswagen Polo Cup Series.

Vic Maharaj is a motorsport engineer and Gary Formato is a local driver.