Few, if any, motor sport commentators and producers have the Sparkes complete package of experience.
Through the decades he’s covered every aspect from Speedway sidecar passenger, race driver, team owner to on-air presenter.
Ken’s interviewed the greats of motor racing, from the legends to the larrikins.
His production company developed new techniques and equipment including the ‘In Car Camera’ earning him world wide respect.
Grand Prix Presenter & Producer for Australian & European Television Networks 1980’s, 1990’s
2000 & 2001.
Wide World of Sports, Writer, Producer Reporter-Nine Network
Grand Prix Series Network Nine Host
Australian Grand Prix Adelaide GPTV Producer, Presenter Commentator
Australian Grand Prix Adelaide Producer Presenter Commentator Podium
Indy Gold Coast Presenter, Producer & Podium
7 Network Sport Motor Sport Commentator
Spa 24 Hour (Belgium) Australian & European Networks
Australian Rally Championships Nine Network
Australian Touring Car Championships Nine Network
Developed “InCar” Camera and first Australian to fit an onboard camera to a Grand Prix Car
ESPN USA Jet ski Championships Producer & Commentator
Australian Jet Ski Championships Producer & Presenter Nine Network
10 Network Sport Tennis Commentator & Presenter
Australian Indoor Championships
Akai Gold Challenge
Sports Reporter Radio 2UE Sydney & Sky Network
Motor Racing Macquarie Network