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Goodwood Revival: Your ultimate guide to enjoy the best action
This weekend (17-19 September) the Goodwood Revival returns to Goodwood Motor Circuit in West Sussex. But this isn’t just a day out in period dress, you can watch the greatest cars and drivers recreate the glamour or motor racing as it used to be. Jenson Button will make his historic racing debut on Friday and Sunday. Expect wheel-to-wheel racing around this classic circuit, which is now more famous for hosting classic events than it was when used for contemporary racing or testing.
Kevin Turner (Chief Editor, Autosport) is joined by Goodwood legend Marcus Pye to discuss the confirmed races and biggest battles you’ll want to know about before this weekend. Marcus also gives us his circuit guide, corner by corner, and the best spots to watch the action
Review: Schumacher Netflix Movie
A new Netflix documentary on Michael Schumacher that offers an intimate portrait of the seven-time Formula 1 world champion is released today. You can read Jonathan Noble's review online here, and listen to today's podcast for a discussion about the documentary.
Martyn Lee is joined by Jon and James Allen (Motorsport Network President, F1 Journalist and Schumacher biographer) to look at why the Schumacher family gave their blessing to this project. The movie features plenty of Formula 1 footage but stands out for how many home movies are used to show the human being rather than the character created by the media at the time. Netflix not only obtains rare footage of interviews throughout his career but also new interviews with his family, as they talk about how life has changed following Michael's accident in 2013.
Italian Grand Prix Review
Ariana Bravo is joined as usual by Jess McFadyen (Director of Digital Strategy, Motorsport Network) and two new voices to the Autosport podcast. Haydn Cobb (Editor, Autosport.com) stands in for Luke this week, and we have a special guest with Harry Benjamin. Harry is a motorsport commentator for multiple series, including those on the F1 support calendar in 2021, and also host of the Motormouth Podcast.
No spoilers here, but once again Lewis Hamilton and Max Verstappen wanted the same piece of race track, but how did it turn out this time? And which team will be partying long into the night after a long-awaited return to the top step of the podium?
Italian GP Sprint Qualifying Report
Ariana Bravo is joined by Alex Kalinauckas (Grand Prix Editor, Autosport) as they're both in the Monza paddock to talk to the drivers and team bosses following today's Sprint Qualifying. Find out why a 2mm clutch error caused Lewis Hamilton a major headache, why the winner isn't technically a winner, and how the McLaren drivers could be the wildcard in the championship battle between Max and Lewis tomorrow.
Italian GP Qualifying Report
This weekend at Monza sees the second sprint race format, so Friday afternoon was all about setting the grid for Saturday’s sprint qualifying. The pole sitter tomorrow isn’t officially on pole, instead he earns the title of ‘speed king’. Ariana Bravo is in the paddock in Italy and she’s talking to Jonathan Noble (F1 Editor, motosport.com) about the action.
Tonio Liuzzi On His F1 Career and Monza Preview
What better way to get in the mood for an Italian Grand Prix at Monza, than an Italian who has driven the track. We’re joined by Vitantonio Liuzzi. Enjoying drives for the newly birthed Red Bull Racing team, Toro Rosso, Force India and HRT, on the podcast today he looks back at a Formula 1 career which he says was often defined as being in the right place at the wrong time.
Tonio talks about what it's like to race at Monza with the passion of the fans behind you, his best lap around Monza, why he credits Michael Schumacher as the key to his early success, the events which stopped him from rising up to be a team leader in a main Red Bull seat and remembering the famous Turn 1 crash which took out Nico Rosberg.
Finally he tells us why 2010 was the year he drove most of the season with just one hand on the wheel, and his duties this weekend as an FIA steward.
Dramatically worse under Ariana Bravo
With all due respect, Ariana Bravo is not up to the job. Girlish giggly blabla with veeery little understanding of motorsport... But it seems more important to tick all multimedia/PR boxes than to have motorsport experts (like Edd Straw) leading this show.... 🤷🏼♂️🤷🏼♂️ A real pitty....
The episodes without her though are better and more racing-fact oriented...
They basically repeat the racing with words.