Normally Monaco is a snoozefest but it managed to be an absolute banger – for Monaco standards that is. We’ll go through the race per usual, but then I’ll also cover a couple listener questions such as why does it seem that only Bottas gets hosed on Mercedes’ pit stops? What makes a good car vs a good driver? And finally, where does George Russell go? I’ll cover the F1 driver market as it stands and what his options are.
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Bit of a stinker of a race, but still plenty to talk about. Little bit of follow up touching on the new Sprint Qualifying format as well as track limits. Then diving into qualifying and the race at the Portuguese GP.
As much as I don’t want to talk about Mazepin, we should. Is he too slow for Formula 1? What can be done about it?
Finally I wrap things up with an explainer about “race pace” vs “qualifying pace.” What are they? Drivers and teams talk about them all the time. I’ll demystify it for you.
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Woah! What a race at Imola! I love when it rains as it typically makes things very interesting. The big story, obviously, is between Russell & Bottas so I’ll break that down for you. I’ll also break down the announcement of a second grand prix here in the US – Miami. Lastly, we may see a shakeup of the race weekend format. Listen on to find out more.
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Opening Track: Groove Armada – Paper Romance (Black Light version)
Well! That was a great opening race. I’ll dive into things worth talking about such as why Max gave the position back, Perez’s great race, and what’s up with Vettel?? First up though we lost another motorsports great in Sabine Schmitz.
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We are 18 short days away from F1 testing and not much farther from the first race in Bahrain. I’ll give you a run down of the teams and drivers for this year, what to watch for during testing, and what I’m going to be watching for over the entire season.
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Wow. F1 2020 was quite the trip. Quite a bit to cover in this season recap!
– Super fun 2020 race calendar, complete with NO MONACO! – F1 technical progress made in 10 years – What’s considered “a long time” in F1 time? – My driver of the year! – When do we get to watch F1 again?! – Closing out with a special something.
The 2020 season is winding down so I’ll go through what we currently know about the 2021 driver lineup. With only 3 races left it’s not set in stone just yet and a few teams have a few hard choices to make.
Also, just where the heck have I been? I’ll clue you in.