Valtteri Bottas on track at the 2019 Japanese Grand Prix

Mercedes looks comfortable in Japan but disrupted running and question marks over whether delayed qualifying on Sunday will take place could yet alter the picture.

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.

The Russian Grand Prix Strategy Report podcast features Sean Kelly, F1 stats man.

Charles Leclerc celebrates scoring pole position at the 2019 Russian Grand Prix

It looks like Ferrari’s finally back in the mix with a fourth successive pole, but Mercedes is poised to strike back in the race.

The Singapore Grand Prix Strategy Report podcast features Julianne Cerasoli, Brazil’s only travelling F1 journalist.

Charles Leclerc celebrates pole at the 2019 Singapore Grand Prix

Can Charles Leclerc convert his third successive pole into a third win in a row?

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.

The Italian Grand Prix Strategy Report podcast features Formula Passion journalist Luca Manacorda.