Mark Beretta scores Celebrity Challenge seat

Friday 14th December, 2012

10:34am

Author: Speedcafe.com ©

Mark Beretta

Mark Beretta

V8 Supercars pit lane reporter Mark Beretta has scored a drive in the Mazda 6 Celebrity Challenge at next year’s Formula 1 Australian Grand Prix.

Beretta, a regular in V8’s pit lane and sports presenter for the Seven Network, will be apart of the 20 car field, featuring sporting stars and other celebrities.

Other individuals confirmed to compete on the Albert Park street circuit include Miss Universe Australia’s Rachel Finch, Collingwood premiership player Chris Tarrant, celebrity chef Shane Delia, media personality Em Rusciano, Olympic gold medalists Anna Meares and Matthew Cowdrey and Britain’s greatest ever Olympian Sir Chris Hoy.

Model Finch, a long-time racing fan, is excited to be involved.

“All the other competitions I’ve been involved in, including Celebrity MasterChef and Miss Universe, have been warm up events for this one I think!” Finch said.

“I love racing and I thrive on competition. I can’t wait to get out on the circuit at the Australian Grand Prix in March and to be a part of this unique challenge.”

The Australian Grand Prix will be held in March next year.

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