MAHINDRA RACING SET TO RELEASE ‘THE SWITCH’ MINI-SERIES
• On Monday 29 March, Mahindra Racing will release the first of four episodes of mini-series The Switch on YouTube
• A job swap between four elite athletes; two world championship racing drivers and two world class dancers – all of whom know what it takes to compete at the top
• In a thrilling series of challenges, watch Mahindra Racing drivers Alex Lynn and Alexander Sims join forces and compete with Strictly Come Dancing’s Karen Hauer and professional dancer Katie Priest
• Do these fierce four have what it takes to make The Switch?
• Tune in to the YouTube Premiere of Episode 1 of The Switch at 6pm GMT on Monday 29 March here
26 March 2021, Banbury, UK – Mahindra Racing, based in Banbury, UK, is set to release an exciting four-episode original mini-series on YouTube. The series, entitled ‘The Switch’, launches on Monday 29 March and sees four world class athletes switch job roles and compete in several tough and entertaining challenges for the title of ‘The Switch’ Champions. Mahindra Racing drivers Alexander Sims and Alex Lynn compete in the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship, placing them in the upper echelons of the world’s motorsport scene, whilst Karen Hauer and Katie Priest are widely regarded as amongst the world’s best and most respected professional dancing talent.
The series sees the two drivers attempt to master the world of dance, whilst the dancers are transformed into racing drivers. Episode 1 – ‘Simulator Wars’ – to be released this coming Monday, begins with the four athletes being split into pairs and tackling the first challenge at the Mahindra Racing factory. This instalment also gives viewers an exclusive insight into the lives of both the drivers and dancers, with a candid discussion shared between the pairings. Can these world class competitors succeed in TV’s most electrifying job-swap?
Karen Hauer is best known in the UK as a professional dancer on BBC flagship show Strictly Come Dancing, is the show’s longest standing female professional having just been confirmed for her tenth series, and is a World Mambo Champion. Katie began her career at the age of 8 appearing in the UK tour of ‘That’ll Be The Day’ then went on to compete in Latin and Ballroom competitions across the UK. She has performed in 26 Motion Pictures in Bollywood and is regularly seen on dance tours and TV shows.
Watch Episode 1 of ‘The Switch’ on the Mahindra Racing YouTube channel from 6pm GMT / 10.30pm IST on Monday 29 March, with an episode dropping weekly for four weeks. Follow @MahindraRacing on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook for extra exclusive content, photos and behind the scenes of this one-of-a-kind entertainment series.