We discuss the trifecta of interesting small talk: international freight, Hey Hey It’s Saturday and traffic. Meat cuts also get a mention, as does the German Grand Prix, but to a lesser extent.

Mercedes is down on engine power compared to Ferrari for the first time in the turbo-hybrid era.

F1 Strategy Report 2018: German Grand Prix with F1.com senior writer Lawrence Barretto.

Sebastian Vettel in his garage at the 2018 German Grand Prix.

With two teams and drivers performing at such a high level, human error with be the decisive factor in the championship fight.

Lewis Hamilton on track at the 2018 German Grand Prix.

Lewis Hamilton rocketed from 14th on the grid to seize an unlikely win in Germany.

Sebastian Vettel on track at the 2018 German Grand Prix.

Sebastian Vettel beat Valtteri Bottas to win his fifth pole position of the year at the Hockenheimring.

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.

The German flag printed on the Hockenhemring.

The German Grand Prix is a test of F1’s desire to balance classic circuits with new races.

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Lewis Hamilton stretched his title lead after Nico Rosberg failed convert pole into victory at Hockenheim.

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Williams and Force India are separated by just 20 points heading into the midseason break.