Neil Cole has been presenting TV & radio for over fifteen years. Major TV credits include 3 years as pan-European MTV presenter, host of WRC Shakedown for Sony Pictures Television, presenter of live youth magazine show Bedrock for ITV2, presenter of World Rally on UKTV channel Dave for 3 years, and presenter of Man Vs Ride for National Geographic. In 2017 he became the anchor for Eurosport’s global flagship live Le Mans 24 Hours show Le Mans Coach aka Studio 24 alongside legendary racing driver Tom Kristensen. In 2019 & 2020 he worked closely with Ken Block and Hoonigan Industries, hosting several major pieces of content for their YouTube channels, to an audience of many millions.
Neil speaks French.
In 2019 Neil was the presenter of Red Bull Race Day – a live TV event for Red Bull Motorsports in Switzerland.
In 2021 – Neil was the live anchor for brand new FIA International Series PureETCR, the world’s first all-electric multi-brand touring car championship.
He also appeared on NBC Sports as a reporter from the Dakar Rally and at various skateboarding events for the Extreme Sports Channel. As a sports broadcaster, he has presented across the spectrum of disciplines including: football, handball, endurance racing, skateboarding, weightlifting, rallying, wakeboarding, cycling, rugby, table tennis and more for channels including ITV, Sky Sports and Eurosport.
He has been reporter, presenter and/or commentator for every iteration of the prestigious annual motorsport event – Race Of Champions – since 2004, working closely with the most famous names in racing and rallying – Schumacher, Vettel, Button, Pastrana, Johnson, Loeb et al – at venues from Beijing to Barbados, from London to Miami.
He is also an experienced esports host, with livestream work including Ginx eSports, the DiRT Rally World Championships and eROC 2018, 2019 and 2020 – as well as hosting the official World Rallycross Esports Series during lockdown 2020.
With many years of live stand-up comedy and acting experience, Neil is also an excellent event speaker/host. Clients have included Motorola, Ford and the FIA Awards.
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