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.
McGinley talks about his theoretical calendar exploits, Rob pays tribute to his F1 2016 teammate Jolyon Palmer and Michael asks Dieter what he Renckens about dyed blonde hair.
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.
With Dieter Rencken. Peter McGinley brings back an Irish gift for Michael and Rob, who are shocked he managed to smuggle it through customs. Dieter Rencken lays into Honda in our monthly political segment Whadaya Rencken.
We consider just how cooked the McLaren-Honda project is, the ABC flirts with the idea of replacing Peter McGinley with CGI, and Dieter Rencken tells us what he Renckened about the F1 offseason.