"Having been around motorsport for over 40 years,
I cannot think right now of a better commentator out there."
- Carl McKellar, Media Manager - Renault Clio Cup UK
"His commentary is informative, slick and captures his audience ever time."
- Roxie Marandi, Fun Cup Championship Coordinator
"He is thoroughly professional, diligent and reliable and is comfortable with the rigours
and pressures of live broadcast."
- Dave Richardson, Richardson Media & Communications
Live World Feed Partner - DTM & European F3, 2014-19
Interviewing ex F1 World Champion,
Jenson Button at DTM Brands Hatch, 2013.
With double BTCC Champion, Jason Plato,
at CarFest North 2019
Chris Hartley has over 25 years experience as a professional motorsport commentator - working throughout the UK and internationally on live television broadcasts, highlights TV coverage and live event commentary.
In the UK, he's the lead circuit commentator for the
British Touring Car Championship, on Silverstone's annual commentary team for the Formula 1 British Grand Prix,
and a regular voice at Chris Evans' annual CarFest events.
Internationally, Chris is the live television and highlights commentary for the DTM German Touring Car Championship - broadcast on BT Sport and ITV4 in the UK, the CBS Sports Network in North America and in dozens of other countries across Europe, Asia and Australia via the world feed.
He's also the established TV commentator for Europe's leading endurance racing category - the Fun Cup
and has covered hundreds of other national and club motorsport events across the UK.
In recent years, Chris has also provided live world-feed commentary for a number of other international motorsport championships including Formula Renault Eurocup,
FIA European F3, German GT Masters,
Porsche Carrera Cup and the Nurburgring 24 hours .
Away from motor racing, Chris has travelled the world reporting for Sky Sports TV shows on events as diverse as the University Winter Games, the Squash World Tour, the X-Cat Powerboat World Series, the Archery World Championships and the Women's Ten Pin Bowling World Championship.
"Chris has a warm and personable approach...he gets his infectious enthusiasm for the job
across at every opportunity."
- Joe East, Event Coordinator - MotorSport Vision
"Chris obviously does his homework - he is always very knowledgeable which is apparent in his enthusiastic commentaries."
- Pete MacWaterrs, Championship Coordinator - MG Trophy
"During commentary, he always sets the right tone, sensing instinctively when to 'turn it on' or 'turn it off' and when to link to colleagues - even in the trickiest of situations."
- Carl McKellar, Media Manager, Renault Clio Cup UK