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Grand Prix (TV programme)

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Grand Prix
Presented byMurray Walker (main presenter 1978-1996)
James Hunt (1979–1993)
Jonathan Palmer (1990–1996)
Tony Jardine (1993-1996)
Steve Rider (1985-1996)
Harry Carpenter (1978-1980)
Des Lynam (Occasionally 1980-1985)
Opening theme"The Chain" by Fleetwood Mac
Country of originUnited Kingdom
Running timeQualifying: 50 to 80 minutes
Pre-race: 5 to 15 minutes
Race: 1.5 to 2 hours (depending on race length)
Highlights 25 to 50 minutes
Original release
NetworkBBC One
Release7 May 1978 (1978-05-07) –
13 October 1996 (1996-10-13)

Grand Prix was a British television programme based on the Formula One World Championship. It was primarily presented by the "Voice of F1" Murray Walker, who was also the lead commentator.