Watson Reunites with Edwards

John Watson will be reunited with his former co-commentator Ben Edwards for Sky Sport's coverage of the A1 Grand Prix season

Watson Reunites with Edwards

The pair commentated on Formula One for Eurosport in the early Nineties and Sky's digital coverage of F1 in 2002. Now the pair will team up again to call the action for the inaugural World Cup of Motorsport.

The former Grand Prix winner said: "A1 GP is an extremely well thought-out concept and reminds me of the pre-war days of Formula One when teams were closely linked to their national identities.

"With so much sport on television, motor racing needs to win the public's approval; get them thinking 'wow, what a fantastic race'. I think A1 GP will do that with identical cars racing in their national colours with the emphasis on driving skills."

Reigning European Touring Car champion Andy Priaulx will be used as a studio analyst.

"I have kept a close eye on how A1GP has developed and am certain it will be a great series," Priaulx said. "From a driver's perspective the chance to drive one of these V8 powered machines would be fantastic. The level playing field concept promises to produce some nail biting racing."

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