We look back at the good, bad, and IndyCar of the 2017 Formula One season, after which Peter McGinley reflects on his brief career in community journalism and his new haircut.

We bring in the first week of the enforced midseason shutdown with Dieter Rencken and Trent Price in a discussion about the seismic movements in the broader motorsport world while Peter McGinley talks about Pringles.

We speculate about Paul di Resta’s rapid rise back to F1 after some people became ill, Robert Kubica’s single-day test becomes more noteworthy than an entire grand prix, and we ask McGinley what he thinks about halo.

The 2017 Hungarian Grand Prix Strategy Report with freelance motorsport journalist Abhishek Takle.

Peter says he’s allergic to work, Michael makes the show’s first reference to Jerome d’Ambrosio’s in many years, and Rob catastrophically attempts to pronounce Magyar Nagydij.

The 2017 British Grand Prix Strategy Report, with Zach Priest from Superlicense F1 Podcast.

Feat Dieter Rencken. Peter gets excited about schnitzels, Rob eschews the radio microphone for your common or garden-variety mobile telephone, Michael is still in Europe — but he’s not in Mykonos — and Dieter renckens McLaren-Honda might not be over yet.

The 2017 Austrian Grand Prix Strategy Report, with Luke Smith from NBC Sports.

Sebastian Vettel’s visit to the FIA this week has been all the rage, so naturally we spend most of our time talking about Jolyon Palmer and Robert Kubica, at least one of whom isn’t a Formula One driver. We don’t confuse Austria for Australia.

Michael makes travel plans based on the wrong calendar, Rob learns to spell Azerbajian (sic) and Peter confesses to a concerning story about his conduct at a 60th birthday party — and none of them sideswipes a car in the process.