In the Fast Lane — Chris Medland

F1® is desperate for an American driver to help boost the sport’s popularity in the States. But should the rules be bent to allow Colton Herta onto the grid without a superlicence? F1 journalist and broadcaster Chris Medland joins hosts Matt Clayton and Michael Lamonato to talk through the background to the Herta story (02:10), what Nyck De Vries’ debut for Williams at Monza tells us about the depth in European talent (10:14), if Jack Doohan is a chance to race for Alpine if Pierre Gasly sticks with AlphaTauri (17:31), and suggests ways to fix the grid confusion caused by mass engine and gearbox penalties (20:36).