We shamelessly steal some IP with our homemade and very accurate sound effects and spend a surprising amount of time talking about MotoGP for an F1 podcast.

I review the action from the 2020 Spanish Grand Prix with Lawrence Barretto from F1.

I preview the upcoming British, 70th Anniversary and Spanish grands prix with last year’s podcast guests Nate Saunders from ESPN F1 and Lawrence Barretto from F1.

Five races into the 21-race season and, with the exception of the outright championship favourite, the Formula One pecking order has only partially revealed itself.Continue reading

Mercedes scores another one-two (again), Ferrari messes up team orders (again) and we wonder how long F1 should wait before introducing a doping world championship to make racing less predictable.


The Spanish Grand Prix Strategy Report podcast features F1.com senior writer Lawrence Barretto.

An unprecedented five one-two finishes and a near perfect points score at the quarter-season mark — has Mercedes as good as won the 2019 Formula One championship with 16 rounds to go?Continue reading

We’re only four rounds deep into the season but already Ferrari’s 2019 is hanging in the balance.Continue reading

F1 politics expert Dieter Rencken discusses the prospect of a Miami Grand Prix. Michael, Rob and Peter, experts in nothing, talk Catalan politics, the 2012 F1 season and Albanian badminton — anything except the very straightforward Spanish Grand Prix.



Not much happened at the 2018 Spanish Grand Prix, so I talk Catalan politics with Peter Anderson.

Lewis Hamilton celebrates on the 2018 Spanish Grand Prix podium

Lewis Hamilton didn’t just win the Spanish Grand Prix; he dominated it.Continue reading

Pirelli's medium, soft and supersoft-compound tyres at the 2018 Spanish Grand Prix.

When the tiniest of margins can count for so much in Formula One, it’s unsurprising that 0.4 millimetres of tyre tread became a major sideshow at the Spanish Grand Prix.Continue reading

Lewis Hamilton on track at the 2018 Spanish Grand Prix.

Lewis Hamilton was beaten teammate Valtteri Bottas to Spanish Grand Prix victory with a flawless drive from pole position.Continue reading

Lewis Hamilton on track at the 2018 Spanish Grand Prix.

Lewis Hamilton has scored his first pole position since the Australian Grand Prix, pipping teammate Valtteri Bottas to first place by just 0.040 seconds.Continue reading

We speculate wildly about what a Honda-powered Red Bull Racing might mean for Formula One, #yourABC curses Fernando Alonso’s career and Nick Heidfeld rates a mention for some reason. Plus Peter brings back everyone’s favourite segment: Plunger Chat.

Lewis Hamilton at the 2018 Azerbaijan Grand Prix.

The Spanish Grand Prix is the traditional opening round of the European Formula One season, meaning it marks the beginning of a months-long, sustained push for rapid performance development.Continue reading

Fernando Alonso on track at the 2018 Azerbaijan Grand Prix.

McLaren has not had the start of the season it expected.Continue reading

Sebastian Vettel and Lewis Hamilton after qualifying for the Spanish Grand Prix.

When Formula One makes its customary May stop in the glittering hills of Monte Carlo this Sunday (28 May), it won’t be just for kicks.Continue reading