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Formula 1 fans from every nation, welcome to F1 Nation! 1996 World Champion Damon Hill and globe-trotting racing reporters Tom Clarkson and Natalie Pinkham bring you weekly F1 chat with big guests, expert racing insight and behind-the-scenes stories. 

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Formula 1 fans from every nation, welcome to F1 Nation! 1996 World Champion Damon Hill and globe-trotting racing reporters Tom Clarkson and Natalie Pinkham bring you weekly F1 chat with big guests, expert racing insight and behind-the-scenes stories. 

    Red Bull reign in Spain - Spanish GP review ft. Christian Horner + Carlos Sainz Snr

    Red Bull reign in Spain - Spanish GP review ft. Christian Horner + Carlos Sainz Snr

    The Spanish Grand Prix was an old-school, drama-filled fiesta. Charles Leclerc led the race early on, until unreliability struck his Ferrari, which left Max Verstappen to take his fourth win of the year. But it was far from easy for Max: his race included a spin, a DRS failure and a breathtaking battle for the lead with George Russell. You read that right: Merc were back in Barca! Russell took the final podium place behind Sergio Perez in the second Red Bull. Tom Clarkson is joined by Alex Wurz, three time finisher in F1 and two-time winner of Le Mans, and Natalie Pinkham to assess the drama that unfolded over 66 laps. This week's guest line up includes Red Bull's Christian Horner and Adrian Newey, Mercedes’ chief engineer Andrew Shovlin, Pirelli boss Mario Isola, Ferrari test driver Marc Gené and Carlos Sainz Snr. 


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    • 42 min
    New upgrades = new order? Spanish GP Preview ft. Fabrega + Palmer

    New upgrades = new order? Spanish GP Preview ft. Fabrega + Palmer

    F1 teams are bringing big car updates to Barcelona. Will they transform the race result? Ferrari, Mercedes and Aston Martin are among those expected to bring new parts to the party, hoping to make leaps in performance.  Tom Clarkson, Natalie Pinkham, tech expert Albert Fabrega and ex-Renault F1 racer Jolyon Palmer look ahead to the Spanish Grand Prix: why effective upgrades are so difficult to achieve in 2022, the championship battle, why Max Verstappen’s third-to-first Miami win means so much, the midfield scrap and the chances of Carlos Sainz or Fernando Alonso delighting their home crowd in Barcelona.


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    • 51 min
    Max’s Miami masterclass, Ferrari’s fightback + the next US F1 star?

    Max’s Miami masterclass, Ferrari’s fightback + the next US F1 star?

    Red Bull’s Max Verstappen is on a roll. He took his second straight win on F1’s first visit to Miami, but Charles Leclerc and Carlos Sainz kept Ferrari at the top of both championships. Which team’s got the upper hand heading to Barcelona? Tom Clarkson and Sam Power are joined by former F1 and current IndyCar driver Marcus Ericsson to dissect what we learned from the Miami GP. There’s reaction and insight from Adrian Newey and Christian Horner at Red Bull, Alex Albon at Williams, Valtteri Bottas at Alfa Romeo, Andreas Seidl at McLaren and James Vowles at Mercedes. Plus, hear from two drivers aiming to be the USA’s next F1 star: Williams Academy and F2 driver Logan Sargeant, and IndyCar’s Colton Herta, who’s testing a McLaren later this year.


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    • 44 min
    Miami, here we come! McLaren’s Zak Brown joins our race preview

    Miami, here we come! McLaren’s Zak Brown joins our race preview

     F1 is heading to Miami for the first time ever! TC and Damon get together to consider which teams and drivers are in-form, which face the hard task of kickstarting their seasons at a brand new track, and pick their ‘Tier 1’ F1 drivers. Special guest, McLaren CEO Zak Brown tells us why McLaren’s bad start to the season gave him flashbacks, and  how McLaren have recovered from a bad start to the season. Plus, Zak explains why Lando Norris should be considered ‘Tier 1’, how Daniel Ricciardo’s more comfortable in his second season with the team, and how excited he is for the Miami GP. Damon’s sitting slightly uncomfortably after doing a 250 mile charity bike ride from the UK to France, but he’s still got the energy to take on your questions about new tracks and new fans. Record your questions for Damon as audio files and send them to AskDamon@F1.com.

     

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    • 48 min
    Adrian Newey on F1's best car – Imola review ft. Esteban Ocon + Christian Horner

    Adrian Newey on F1's best car – Imola review ft. Esteban Ocon + Christian Horner

    Which team now has the fastest car in F1: Red Bull or Ferrari? Red Bull’s legendary designer Adrian Newey gives F1 Nation his take on the continuing race for upgrades, and the team’s dominant 1-2 finish in Imola. For a packed show, Tom Clarkson’s joined by 9-time Le Mans 24 Hours winner Tom Kristensen and Australian broadcaster Sam Power. They talk Charles Leclerc’s costly error, Carlos Sainz’s bad luck, and Toto Wolff’s honest post-race message to Lewis Hamilton. Stunning drives from McLaren’s Lando Norris, George Russell at Mercedes and AlphaTauri’s Yuki Tsunoda are also on the menu. Plus, Aston Martin Team Principal Mike Krack joins to celebrate the team’s double points finish, Esteban Ocon looks forward to driving an upgraded Alpine at the next race in Miami, and Tom Kristensen hails fellow Dane Kevin Magnussen’s great start to 2022.


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    • 52 min
    A season-defining race? Imola preview with Davide Valsecchi

    A season-defining race? Imola preview with Davide Valsecchi

    Ferrari’s home race is a great chance for Charles Leclerc, but even more crucial for Carlos Sainz and his hopes of challenging for the 2022 F1 title. That’s what our special guest Davide Valsecchi says. The Italian former GP2 champion and broadcaster joins Tom Clarkson, Natalie Pinkham and Damon Hill to give his take on Ferrari, and why this period of the season is so important for their title hopes. The team also chat Red Bull, Mercedes, McLaren, AlphaTauri and Alpine. Plus, what will the return of F1 Sprint mean for the teams and drivers, and how does it feel to beat Ferrari at their home track? Andiamo!

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    • 58 min

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445 Ratings

445 Ratings

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