Michael and Rob talk about the weather and why lawyers will win the Japanese Grand Prix.
Sebastian Vettel cooks his teammate, Ferrari cooks Vettel’s strategy and then Vettel’s car cooks itself. Mercedes responds to a booty call from ex-lover McLaren. Vladimir Putin doesn’t show up to his own party.
We consider how underwhelming Ferrari will be in Singapore, who will win the battle between Romain Grosjean and Nico Hulkenberg for a seat at the underwhelming Haas team and why any changes to qualifying will likely only whelm at best.
Who was more cooked at the Italian Grand Prix: the F1 TV director or Sebastian Vettel’s Ferrari career? Plus is Nico Rosberg really the new Jacques Villeneuve? And if so, what happens to the old Jacques Villeneuve? And what about John Newhouse?
Charles Leclerc finally wins his first race on a day Ferrari somehow managed to avoid making any mistakes, but the weekend is overshadowed by the death of F2 driver Anthoine Hubert.
F1’s back, so your weekends are gone for the rest of the year. The bowels of the driver market are starting to move, plus we consider which all-time classic midfield team principals should lead a supposed new team set to enter in 2021.
Formula One continues to be on break, so we make up a championship to discuss — but we end up talking about musical instruments and Mick Schumacher (unrelated) instead.
Helmut Marko crushes the spirit of yet another young driver, but at least it’s not announced after we recorded this podcast (just). Meanwhile, nothing else of note happens in Formula One.
Lewis Hamilton wins, Max Verstappen almost wins, Valtteri Bottas is cooked and Pierre Gasly is absolutely roasted. Ferrari also took part in the race but doesn’t deserve a mention.