There’s never been a better time to talk about cigarettes, and Michael does exactly that, among other topics, with Dieter Rencken from RaceFans.net. Rodney Gordon from Superlicense F1 Podcast steps in to substitute for political prisoner Rob James and the mysteriously absent Peter McGinley.
Dieter tells us what he Renckens about the state of F1 politics in 2018, Lance Stroll makes the least surprising driver announcement of the season and Peter McGinley goes to the cricket.
Like a Red Bull Racing gearbox, we’re down to one gear, but Michael asks Dieter Rencken from RaceFans.net what he reckons.
Rob talks the great names of Formula One, Peter McGinley talks about the AFL calendar, and Michael asks Dieter what he Renckens about the all-female W Series.
Sauber reveals Antonio Giovinazzi will replace Charles Leclerc in 2019, Dieter Rencken reveals all is not well at Force India, and Peter McGinley reveals his childhood dining and television habits.
Just when you thought our timing couldn’t get any worse after a chaotic midseason break, we miss the announcement of F1’s (technically) newest team to enter the championship. But we do ask Dieter what he Renckens about the (formerly) Force India situation and other political goings-on, and Peter does his best Rob James impression.
Michael doesn’t send a postcard but does send back an interview with RaceFans.net’s Dieter, who Renckens this weekend could well be the last German Grand Prix for the time being. Rob and Peter celebrate the anniversary of the first F1 shoey.
Red Bull Racing confirms it’s hot for Honda, completing Formula One’s most unusual love rhombus with Renault and McLaren, but Dieter says he Renckens there’s more to it than just unadulterated horsepower. Peter buys a new jumper.
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.
Daniel Ricciardo’s cryptocurrency-like Chinese GP weekend ended in a good day post office profits, but where does McGinley merchandise fit into it all? Plus Michael asks Dieter what he Renckens about the F1’s proposed post-2021 regulations.