06.12.12

Prize Giving News

The FIA is pleased to announce that the presenters of tomorrow night’s FIA Gala Prize-Giving at the Ciragan Palace in Istanbul will be former Red Bull Racing and McLaren F1 driver David Coulthard and Turkish broadcaster and author Ece Vahapoğlu.

The FIA is pleased to announce that the presenters of tomorrow night’s FIA Gala Prize-Giving at the Ciragan Palace in Istanbul will be former Red Bull Racing and McLaren Formula One driver David Coulthard and Turkish broadcaster and author Ece Vahapoğlu.

In a 14-year F1 racing career Coulthard scored 13 victories, including two Monaco Grand Prix wins. After bowing out of F1 in 2008, he mixed racing in the DTM touring car series with a burgeoning career in television. Having recently retired from racing David is now devoting his time to his work as a presenter of BBC television’s Formula One coverage in the UK and his duties as a Red Bull ambassador.
www.davidcoulthard.co.uk / Twitter: @therealdcf1
 
Ece Vahapoğlu is one of Turkey’s best-known broadcasters. She began her television career with NTV and CNBC-e in Istanbul, before spreading her wings with shows on SkyTurk TV and ATV. She has acted as a TV presenter and master of ceremonies for many international events, including Formula One and UEFA broadcasts. A regular contributor to newspapers and magazines in Turkey, she is the author of six books and speaks five languages. Ece is also a role model for sports and health, a certified wellness trainer and is a spokesperson for the Sports for All Federation of Turkey.
www.ecevahapoglu.com / Twitter: @ecevahapoglu