He began his broadcasting career when he was asked to join the BBC Grandstand team to work alongside Murray Walker for live outside broadcasts of national motorsport events through most of the eighties.
He was studio host for Sky Sports live coverage of the American NASCAR and Indycar series in the early nineties and then returned to the BBC to present their World Rally Championship coverage.
Tiff also presented a series of Extreme Engineering and World’s Greatest programmes for Channel 5 as well as So You Want to be a Grand Prix Driver with Jenson Button, while most recently he has been back on Sky Sports for P1 Powerboats and the Licence to Le Mans series.
Tiff Needell Live event & corporate work
Away from television, Tiff also entertains live audiences, firstly at the MPH Shows (that began in 2003) and then the Top Gear Live events in South Africa, London and Birmingham, alongside Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May.
Tiff Needell Writing & Journalism
As a journalist, he’s written for publications including Autosport, Top Gear Magazine, Autocar and Auto Express while he is currently a columnist and feature writer for Evo magazine and has just published his autobiography entitled Tiff Gear.