Formula One gambled and lost on trying to start its 2020 season amid the worsening coronavirus pandemic, but its handling of a potential outbreak has called into question the judgement of those running the sport at its highest levels. The appearance of the highly contagious COVID-19 virus inside the paddock was inevitable for a sport …

Michael catches up with Racer’s Chris Medland and Box of Neutrals old mate Abhishek Takle to talk about the race that never was.

The 2020 Formula One Australian Grand Prix has been cancelled.

Never before has a Formula One season opened to such a plethora of unknowns heading into the first round of the season. Six days of preseason testing revealed few concrete answers to consider in the weeks leading to the Australian Grand Prix. Mercedes, the reigning six-time constructors champion, was quickest, but the German marque was …

I preview the upcoming Australian and Bahrain grands prix with last year’s podcast guests Rob James from Box of Neutrals and Peter Anderson from

Featuring Lawrence Barretto and Edd Straw. The Australian Grand Prix is set to battle through pestilence and toilet paper shortages, but do we have any chance of having a real championship battle?

Just as Silverstone is the only real destination for the British Grand Prix, so too is Melbourne the only viable home for Formula One in Australia.

We’re joined by senior writer Lawrence Barretto and journalist Abhishek Takle to dissect the Valtteri Bottas win than no-one except Michael (by accident) predicted. Rob finds some money on the ground. Peter McGinley takes an early holiday ahead of his second home race in Bahrain.

Okay, it’s far too early to definitively declare Valtteri Bottas as a serious threat to the runaway championship train that is Lewis Hamilton, but you’ve got to admit that a sporting story beginning with several nights of heavy Scandinavian drinking has a certain appeal.