F1 A to Z: Lewis Hamilton, Laps, Leading Strategies – F101: Formula 1 Explained

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F1 A to Z: Lewis Hamilton, Laps, Leading Strategies - F101: Formula 1 Explained
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We are back! With the 2019 Formula 1 season in full swing, we’re back to bring you more on the basics of F1 so you get the most enjoyment out of the sport. I’ve got a special guest this week – my dad! He’s a pretty new fan and I thought I’d have him along to bring us through Lewis Hamilton, Laps, and Leading strategies.

F1 A to Z: Ignition, Force India, Inside Line – F101: Formula 1 Explained

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F1 A to Z: Ignition, Force India, Inside Line - F101: Formula 1 Explained
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This episode I’ll take you through the history of Force India and where they’re at now given their recent ownership change. We’ll also talk about the inside line – what it is, why it’s important, when and when you don’t want to use it. And lastly we’ll cover ignition and how it relates to vehicle aerodynamics. Yes, they’re linked.

F1 A to Z: Hot Laps, Heat, and James Hunt – F101: Formula 1 Explained

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F1 A to Z: Hot Laps, Heat, and James Hunt - F101: Formula 1 Explained
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Right! Martin Brundle keeps banging on about putting in hot laps. What’s that?! I’ve got you covered.

Heat! It’s good, it’s bad, which is it when?! Got that too.

Go ahead and do an image search of James Hunt. Look at that magnificent bastard. Icon of 1970s Formula 1 and flamboyance. He’s coming your way too.

Strap in, F1 A-to-Z’s letter H is here.

Of course, find me on Twitter, Facebook, or send your questions to feedback@f1explained.com

F1 A to Z: Great Britain, 2019 Grid, and Romain Grosjean – F101: Formula 1 Explained

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F1 A to Z: Great Britain, 2019 Grid, and Romain Grosjean - F101: Formula 1 Explained
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Life has conspired against me to get a new episode out, but here I am and we’re going to cover Haas driver Romain Grosjean, upcoming driver changes for the 2019 grid (wow there’s a lot of changes) and Great Britain and how it’s an epicenter of Formula 1.

F1 A to Z: ERS, Track Evolution, and Bernie Ecclestone – F101: Formula 1 Explained

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F1 A to Z: ERS, Track Evolution, and Bernie Ecclestone - F101: Formula 1 Explained
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Welcome back! This week we dive into track evolution, the Energy Recovery System (ERS) and a man who shaped F1 into what it is today, Bernie Ecclestone.

Please be sure to ask questions via Twitter, Facebook, or email – feedback@f1explained.com

F1 A to Z: Daniel Ricciardo and the Driver Market – F101: Formula 1 Explained

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F1 A to Z: Daniel Ricciardo and the Driver Market - F101: Formula 1 Explained
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I didn’t intend to release an episode so closely to the previous one, but news in the world of Formula 1 has forced my hand.

Daniel Ricciardo leaves RedBull. To Renault?!

OMG.

Listen to the episode to learn about the Driver Market and the knock-on effects that this will have to the rest of the teams.

F1 A to Z: Clutch, Compounds, Canada – F101: Formula 1 Explained

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F1 A to Z: Clutch, Compounds, Canada - F101: Formula 1 Explained
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In this episode we cover the clutch (and F1 gearboxes generally), tire compounds – particularly around how they play into strategy, and Canada!

Referenced Material

Senna through the streets of Monaco with a manual transmission

Robert Kubica’s crash at the 2007 Canadian Grand Prix

Felipe Massa and Sergio Perez’s shunt at the end of the 2014 Canadian Grand Prix

Daniel Ricciardo’s first win!

Patrick Stewart does a shoey on the podium

Summary of Jenson Button’s win at the 2011 Canadian Grand Prix

F1 A to Z: Brakes, Brawn GP, Brazil – F101: Formula 1 Explained

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F1 A to Z: Brakes, Brawn GP, Brazil - F101: Formula 1 Explained
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This week we dive down the technical side by looking at brakes, hear about some Formula 1 lore with Brawn GP, and wrap up with one of my favorite race locations – Brazil – because it’s nearly guaranteed to be exciting.