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.
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.
Featuring Dieter Rencken, who manages to talk about both the weather and commercial contracts in the year's final Whadaya Rencken, and Trent Price, who confronts Michael and Rob about stifling Peter's career despite McGinley not turning up for the show.
Michael sweats profusely in Singapore at the time of recording while Peter and Rob talk about Meat Loaf at the time of recording, and Dieter tells us what he Renckens about McLaren and Honda, even though it hadn't happened at the time of recording.
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.
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.
With Dieter Rencken. We preview the Canadian Grand Prix — or, for Australian fans, the disgusting breakfast diet grand prix. We have an unusually optimistic chat with Dieter Rencken for Whadaya Rencken, and Peter tries his hand at hardware sales.
With Dieter Rencken. We talk fake bribes, Jenson Button's fake motivation, and fake improvements to F1 car liveries, plus the elusive 'KFC Zinger Replay' also makes a fleeting cameo for no real reason.