Grace Webb is a presenter with a friendly and engaging style that appeals to all ages and has given her an explosive start to her career. Raised in the Lincolnshire countryside, Grace quickly developed a love for the outdoors and would often be found exploring in her father’s engineering workshop. From a family of motorsports enthusiasts and as the granddaughter of Donington Park’s Race Circuit founder Tom Wheatcroft, Grace’s enthusiasm for adrenaline-fuelled sports doesn’t come as a surprise.
Grace’s love of motorsport led to her first television appearance as an interviewer on ‘Motors TV’ for popular motorcycle championship ‘Thundersport GB’ in 2012. Whilst Grace was filming for Motors TV, she also studied for a degree in Primary Education. Her passion for inspiring and motivating young minds, led Grace to be a classroom teacher for four and a half years before moving to an Assistant Headteacher role for a further year and a half. With her experience as a teacher, Grace was very much welcomed by the audience and has had positive praise for her education work on ‘BBC Bitesize’, the corporations biggest ever education programme, which later went on to win a Royal Television Society Award NW for Best Digital Creativity in 2021.
Grace’s work in education teamed with her love of motorsport made her the perfect candidate to present on the ‘Amazing Machines’ series for BBC, Cbeebies. ‘Grace’s Amazing Machines’ sees Grace introduce pre-school audiences to some of the biggest, fastest and most amazing machines in the world. Grace’s natural and enthusiastic style has made the show very popular with both children and parents and has gone on to air one series a year since 2019.
Grace has also supported educational campaigns with brands such as Morphy Richards & Transport For Wales (TfW) as well as hosts her own inspirational school workshops focussing on her passions of Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics but 2021 also saw Grace rocket to the front of motorsport presenting and journalism. Grace took on the role of the consumer EV presenter on the latest series of ‘Fifth Gear: Recharged’, as well as being the face of both ‘DrivingElectric’ and ‘Renault Connected’, two separate online platforms documenting and reviewing both modern and classic cars.
Grace is known for her love of adventure, discovering new things and taking on a challenge. She is a passionate action & motorsport enthusiast, and is one to watch in the world of sports and factual programming.