Featuring C4 F1 commentator Alex Jacques. A cruise for Red Bull Racing but catastrophe for Mercedes. Max Verstappen wins the Monaco Grand Prix at a canter to take the lead in the championship standings, but how did it all go so wrong for Lewis Hamilton?

Max Verstappen is in control of the championship for the first time in his Formula 1 career after a cruise to victory in Monaco, but title rival Lewis Hamilton was left fuming after a series of team mistakes left him languishing in seventh.

Charles Leclerc was the shock pole-getter for Ferrari on F1’s return to Monaco, where taking pole his to go halfway to victory.

The Monaco Grand Prix is back. Can Max Verstpapen kickstart his championship campaign with a win at the most famous race of them all? I preview the upcoming Monaco Grand Prix with 2019 podcast guest Stuart Codling, executive editor, GP Racing.

Featuring GP Racing executive editor Stuart Codling. Lewis Hamilton had to work to turn his 100th pole to victory in Spain, and momentum is with the defending champion after three wins in four rounds. But could Max Verstappen have stopped him from claiming yet another Barcelona win?

Lewis Hamiton, Max Verstappen and Valtteri Bottas

Pole centurion Lewis Hamilton will lead Max Verstappen away from the grid at the Spanish Grand Prix, but picking a favourite for the race is as difficult as ever.

Featuring Chris Medland from Racer. Lewis Hamilton extends his title lead over Max Verstappen in Portugal, but has Mercedes recaptured the ascendancy over Red Bull Racing?

Lewis Hamilton won his second race of the season in commanding fashion to take an eight-point championship lead in arguably Mercedes’s most convincing weekend of the year.

Valtteri Bottas and Lewis Hamilton fist bump after qualifying.

Valtteri Bottas took pole by just 0.007 seconds at the Portuguese Grand Prix, but such is the closeness of the frontrunners that Lewis Hamilton and Max Verstappen can both make valid claims to P1.

Lewis Hamilton leads Max Verstappen by a single point – can either establish a championship lead in May? I preview the upcoming Portuguese and Spanish grands prix with last year’s podcast guests Racer’s Chris Medland and F1.com’s Lawrence Barretto.

Featuring The Race’s Edd Straw. Max Verstappen dominates in Imola, but Lewis Hamilton fights back from ninth to second to keep himself at the top of the title table. What made the difference between these two title-contending cars?

Lewis Hamilton leads Max Verstappen on track in Imola.

If qualifying at the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix were further evidence of the fight between Mercedes and Red Bull Racing being posied on a knife edge, seven-time champion Lewis Hamilton proved that he could be the difference between success and failure.

I preview the upcoming Emilia Romagna Grand Prix with last year’s podcast guest Ted Kravtiz.

Featuring F1.com senior writer Lawrence Barretto. Lewis Hamilton beats Max Verstappen to the Bahrain chequered flag in a thrilling desert duel, but how did Mercedes manage to beat Red Bull Racing with a slower car?

Max Verstappen's RB16B sparks in the night-time

For the first time in the turbo-hybrid era a non-Mercedes driver will line up from pole position for a season-opening grand prix, but can Max Verstappen beat Lewis Hamilton to the first victory of the campaign?

I preview the upcoming Bahrain Grand Prix with last year’ spodcast guest Abhishek Takle.

I review the action from the 2020 Sakhir Grand Prix with F1 TV technical analyst Sam Collins.

The 2020 season ended with an easy Max Verstappen win, the Dutchman in his Red Bull Racing car having the measure of Mercedes from qualifying and throughout the race.

It was at least a consolatory change of pace to end a year of Mercedes domination, even if the race itself offered scant action. For this we have a lap-10 virtual safety car to thank, pushing almost the entire field onto an identical one-stop strategy that killed almost all possible racing for the final 45 laps.

There were a few attempts to break that mould and freelance strategy, but only another superb drive from Daniel Ricciardo could squeeze anything from a strategic offset.