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F1 Nation is a weekly podcast aiming to unite like-minded fans from around the world. Join Tom Clarkson, Damon Hill and Natalie Pinkham as they bring you a slice of light-hearted F1 chat, with guests, debates and plenty of laughs…

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    • 4.4 • 245 Ratings

F1 Nation is a weekly podcast aiming to unite like-minded fans from around the world. Join Tom Clarkson, Damon Hill and Natalie Pinkham as they bring you a slice of light-hearted F1 chat, with guests, debates and plenty of laughs…

    Who wins a Mercedes vs Red Bull season-long battle?

    Who wins a Mercedes vs Red Bull season-long battle?

    On this week’s pod, with Natalie on hols, Damon and TC take a closer look at the Mercedes vs Red Bull rivalry, and how it compares to Williams’ legendary battles with Benetton in the mid-90s. Then Pedro De La Rosa joins the boys to give his view on Alonso, Sainz and all things Spanish in F1, not to mention share some fantastic anecdotes. And finally we have another edition of Ask Damon, where the Champ answers YOUR questions...Want to ask Damon a question? Send a voicenote to AskDamonHill@gmail.com

    • 47 min
    Bahrain GP review: Was this one of Lewis Hamilton’s best-ever victories?

    Bahrain GP review: Was this one of Lewis Hamilton’s best-ever victories?

    After a breathless F1 season opener in Bahrain, Damon, Natalie and Tom pick apart the big talking points - including Max Verstappen surrendering the lead back to Lewis Hamilton, and just where the victory ranks in Hamilton’s best races. There’s also chat on Norris, Ricciardo and Sainz, some more Yuki Tsunoda love, plus the second instalment of Ask Damon. Oh, and keep an ear out for a cameo from Sky pit lane reporter Ted Kravitz too...If you want to ask Damon a question, send a voice note to askdamonhill@gmail.com

    • 39 min
    F1 Season Preview: Is this finally Max Verstappen’s year?

    F1 Season Preview: Is this finally Max Verstappen’s year?

    On the first episode 2021, Tom Clarkson and new team mates Damon Hill and Natalie Pinkham preview the upcoming F1 season – with plenty of laughs along the way. Dutch broadcaster Jack Plooij joins to discuss Max Verstappen’s chances of dethroning Lewis Hamilton, the gang discuss Valtteri Bottas’s cheeky appearance in Drive to Survive, plus Damon faces his first fan question in the brand-new ‘Ask Damon’ segment.If you want to ask Damon a question, send a voice note to askdamonhill@gmail.com

    • 46 min
    F1 Nation returns on March 23 - and with an all-new line-up!

    F1 Nation returns on March 23 - and with an all-new line-up!

    F1 Nation, your weekly dose of light-hearted F1 chat and fun, returns for a new season on March 23. And this year there’s a new presenting crew! Tom Clarkson returns with two new co-hosts – 1996 F1 world champion Damon Hill and Sky Sports F1 presenter Natalie Pinkham. Be sure to hit the follow button so you don’t miss an episode!

    • 3 min
    Ross Brawn on a unique F1 year and the 2020 season reviewed in full

    Ross Brawn on a unique F1 year and the 2020 season reviewed in full

    In the closing episode of 2020 TC and Alex welcome Ross Brawn to hear his thoughts on a year like no other (07:54) then Rosanna Tennant returns to review the season and set one last challenge. (28:25)

    Finally as Alex bids farewell to F1 Nation we hear both the highlights and the occasions when things didn't go to plan when making the podcast. (59:43)

    • 1 hr 9 min
    Why Sergio Perez must stay on the F1 grid, Andrew Shovlin on Mercedes pitstop meltdown and David Tremayne on the 2020 season

    Why Sergio Perez must stay on the F1 grid, Andrew Shovlin on Mercedes pitstop meltdown and David Tremayne on the 2020 season

    On the newly renamed 'Perez Nation' Tom Clarkson and Alex Jacques relive an incredible F1 week.

    They debate if Mercedes might consider George Russell replacing Valtteri Bottas for 2021 (3:53) and hear why victory slipped away with Andrew Shovlin (12:12). Then there's a review of Sergio Perez's stunning last to first win, plus whether it will keep him on the grid for 2021 (20:57), finally hall of fame F1 journalist David Tremayne reflects on the strangest of F1 seasons (31:45). 

    • 49 min

Customer Reviews

4.4 out of 5
245 Ratings

245 Ratings

Johnmd50 ,

Light hearted yet Very Informative

Just listened to my first Podcast which covered the Bahrain GP and although only just over half hour was such a great chat between three People so in love with the Sport including a former World Champion. I’ve subscribed and won’t hesitate to encourage everyone to do the same. Brilliant.

timluscombe ,

The Best

I listen to all the f1 podcasts in English and this one is BY FAR THE BEST in my opinion. Broad knowledge, focused exuberance and unusual eloquence. Keep up the great work folks.

Fasicj ,

Mmmm.... the scripted world of sky takes over...

This is fine. It’s clean. It’s safe. But it’s pretending to be risky with uninteresting behind the scenes anecdotes. Come on TC - your better than this! No more fantastic incites from ‘Pinks’ about changing rooms and drinking a cup of wine... Did you get that approved by Sky Bosses first? Have a look at how ‘JG’ and crew do things on 5live podcast. They have a structure not a script and are free to express a view. I want to hear a lively discussion about F1 not how DH always got in the right side of his car. Love DH but really - is this part of your new Sky contract?? Tom worked better with Jake (see you can use names) who clearly saw this bore fest coming or is he too free for Sky execs. They had a good flow that felt natural. This comes over as owned by Sky (surely not with sky advert and sky presenters!). I gave it 2 stars as all these presenters are good in their own right at what they do, have done. This is not terrible, it’s just designed by a sky executive and adds nothing to what we know already. I hope it’s only a 1 year contract TC...

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