Louise Goodman

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Goodman in 2017.

Louise Goodman is a British commentator and reporter who worked on ITV's Formula One coverage until it ceased at the 2008 Brazilian Grand Prix. Her former partner was John Walton, the Minardi team manager who died of a heart attack shortly before the 2004 British Grand Prix.[1]


After growing up in Alresford, Hampshire,[1] Goodman worked in marketing for the Jordan team before becoming one of the two pitlane reporters for ITV's Formula One coverage, initially alongside James Allen and later Ted Kravitz. Other than occasional pre-race segments by Beverley Turner, she was the only woman in the team. She was part of ITV's F1 team across the 12 years of the company's coverage.

In 2007 she became the presenter of ITV's coverage of the British Touring Car Championship alongside Ted Kravitz. In 2008 she joined HondaRacingF1.com as guest presenter for Formula One's first online TV channel.[2]

In 2009, she rejoined ITV's coverage of the British Touring Car Championship alongside Steve Rider as reporter. Goodman provided cover for Channel 4's coverage of the 2017 British Grand Prix, for Lee McKenzie who was presenting coverage of World Para Athletics championship. For the 2018 F1 season, Goodman is standing in for Lee McKenzie as reporter for certain races.


  1. ^ a b "Louise Goodman". tv.com. Retrieved 4 September 2015.
  2. ^ "Honda sign ITV's Louise Goodman for HRTV role". f1network.net. 19 May 2008. Retrieved 4 September 2015.

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