Helmut Marko crushes the spirit of yet another young driver, but at least it’s not announced after we recorded this podcast (just). Meanwhile, nothing else of note happens in Formula One.

Pierre Gasly in his garage at the 2019 Hungarian Grand Prix.

In Formula One, as in all professions, you know you’re in trouble when even your colleagues start making fun of you.

Pierre Gasly ahead of the British Grand Prix.

Pierre Gasly believes his 2019 fortunes will turn around from this weekend’s British Grand Prix.

Pierre Gasly at the Austrian Grand Prix.

Pierre Gasly says his seat isn’t under threat despite his poor form this season.

You might think just six rounds into a 21-race season is too early for the driver merry-go-round to start turning, but speculation is never far from hand in Formula One.

What a difference 12 months can make.

Neither Toro Rosso driver made it through Q1 during qualifying at the Azerbaijan Grand Prix but both were lucky to make it back to the garage uninjured after a frightening near miss at the end of the session.

Pierre Gasly in the Thursday press conference at the 2018 Chinese Grand Prix.

But it’s okay because it was all a yoke.

Sebastian Vettel on the 2017 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix podium.

Sebastian Vettel burst his own championship dream, but in the midfield two drivers kcikstarted theirs.

Brendon Hartley in the Red Bull Racing garage at the 2009 Spanish Grand Prix.

Brendon Hartley can buck the trend of F1 comparing all rookies to Max Verstappen and his teenage debut.