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F1 presenter Rachel Brookes: Career, height, Instagram, and more!

Joshua Rogers June 21, 2021
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F1 and Sky Sports presenter Rachel Brookes has become a well-known face on race days. Here’s everything you need to know about her, including her career history, height and birthday.

The Sao Paulo Grand Prix takes places this weekend at Interlagos in Brazil.

The race is set to get underway at 17:00pm GMT on Sunday, with Red Bull’s Max Verstappen leading the World Championship, 19 points ahead of rival Lewis Hamilton in second.

It promises to be another exciting Grand Prix in the F1 calendar, but before the race takes place, people are curious about who Sky Sports presenter Rachel Brookes is.

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Here’s everything you need to know about her.

Who is Rachel Brookes?

Rachel Brookes is an English sports broadcaster who specialises in Formula One and cricket.

She currently works for Sky Sports covering F1 but has also worked in radio.

Brookes started her career at KISS FM then worked for Rock FM and Power FM, before moving to talkSport.

After working with Sky for 18 months, she began working as presenter for Setanta Sports News.

Following the channel’s collapse, she worked for IMG, before going to Sky Sports News, where she currently works covering mainly Formula One and cricket.

Rachel Brookes birthday, bio

Rachel Brookes birthday is listed as 21 August, although the exact year is unknown.

Standing at a height of 5 feet 9 inches (1.75 meters), Rachel grew up in a motorsports-fan family alongside two elder brothers.

What is her Instagram?

Brookes has a following of almost 40,000 people on Instagram.

She regularly posts F1 related things, from being on track to interviewing drivers like Lewis Hamilton.

Her Instagram is @rachelbrookes.

Rachel Brookes Twitter

Rachel is also an avid tweeter.

She has over 92,000 followers, posting regularly throughout race weekends.

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Joshua is a senior sports writer with over four years' experience in online writing. He graduated with a BA in Ancient History from The University of Manchester before receiving an MA in Sports Journalism from The University of Central Lancashire. He became a trending writer for a leading social publisher and later spent time covering the 2018 World Cup for The Mirror Online. He then moved to a social marketing agency where he acted as website editor. His specialties on The Focus include F1, tennis, NBA, NFL and combat sports.