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He works closely with the 2009 Formula One World Champion Jenson Button, Button's team-mate at McLaren Sergio Pérez, McLaren Group Chairman Ron Dennis and the McLaren Formula One team's Team Principal, Martin Whitmarsh. He used to work closely with the 2008 Formula One World Champion Lewis Hamilton, before Hamilton left McLaren to join Mercedes-Benz at the end of the 2012 Formula One season.
He took on the editorship of F1 Racing in December 1996 and left it in December 2007, by which time F1 Racing had become the world's best-selling grand prix magazine, according to its own strap-line which appears on its front cover every month.
On 26 September 2007 it was announced that Bishop would leave Haymarket, publisher of F1 Racing and Autosport, to become Head of Communications and Public Relations for the McLaren Group, effective January 2008.
Bishop's father is the US-born concert pianist, Stephen Kovacevich. His mother is the late Bernardine Bishop, a noted British psychotherapist and novelist. Bishop attended the Cardinal Vaughan Memorial School in Holland Park, London.
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