Daniel Ricciardo, Photo by Steven Tee courtesy of McLaren Racing
In Formula 1’s silliest of silly seasons seen in eons, Daniel Ricciardo seems, inexplicably, odd man out. But several seats are still up for grabs. And much more news.
Ep. 335: Where to Go, Daniel Ricciardo? →
15 years racing in the pinnacle of motorsport. 57 pole positions. 53 wins, which is more than Alain Prost by the way. And four Driver’s World Championships. What a phenomenal career. And you’re just 35! Seriously impressive all the way around. Moreover, up and down the grid, you’ve earned admiration and respect as a human being. Perhaps—no—
definitely the more impressive result here. Continue reading Sebastian Vettel, Go Indycar Racing →
GP AUSTRIA F1/2022 - VENERDI’ 08/07/2022 Credit: @Scuderia Ferrari Press Office
Several drivers received multiple warnings, a few saw black and white flags, and a couple were penalized. None of them gained an advantage. Sprints still seem silly, too. Otherwise, great race!
Ep. 334: The Austrian GP Showcased the Absurdity of Track Limits →
Valtteri Bottas, 77. Photo by Florent Gooden, courtesy of Alfa Romeo F1 Team Orlen
Rain fell during qualifying again and brought a somewhat unexpected starting grid. A mega crash at the start of the race proved also to be just the start of the action.
Ep. 333: The British GP Delivered Spectacle, Drama, and Firsts →
GP CANADA F1/2022 credit: @Scuderia Ferrari Press Office
Wet qualifying and dry racing brought different strategies, setups, and a scrambled starting grid. Engine penalties didn’t help. And I interview Porsche factory driver, Laurens Vanthoor.
Ep. 332: The Canadian GP Brought Intense Competition, Rain or Shine →
Photo courtesy of Scuderia Ferrari
And for different reasons. Some suffered mechanical failures, others physical pain. But it led to unexpected results across the board. We also cover Indycar’s Grand Prix at Road America.
Ep. 331: The Azerbaijan GP Proved to be a Race of Endurance →
GP MONACO F1/2022. Photo courtesy of Scuderia Ferrari Press Office
It occasionally rains in Monaco. Changing conditions increased the importance of pit strategy and mistakes bit some teams harder than others. Nice weather prevailed stateside for the Indy500, but high winds played with car balance, as did pit penalties.
Episode 328: The Monaco GP Proves that Even the Jewel in the Crown Can Get Wet →
Photo courtesy of Scuderia Ferrari Press Office
Nine of the ten teams brought new parts to their cars to improve performance, with Haas being the one hold out. Chris and I dissect the performance differences we saw in a Grand Prix filled with luck, both good and bad.
Episode 327: Which upgrades worked best at the Spanish GP? →
Pato O'Ward - Indianapolis 500 Practice. Photo by: Joe Skibinski, courtesy of Indycar
The three-time Indycar winner takes time to chat about his aspirations in Indycar, what it takes to win the Indianapolis 500, and much more. I also cover last week’s IMSA race at Mid-Ohio.
Episode 326: Hear from Indycar Frontrunner, Pato O’Ward! →
Daniel Ricciardo, McLaren MCL36, leads Mick Schumacher, Haas VF-22, and Kevin Magnussen, Haas VF-22 entering corner. Photo courtesy of McLaren
The Inaugural Miami Grand Prix packed the crowd with celebrities, novel tricks, and fanfare. And the effort put into transforming the “streets” proved mega. But how did the racing itself hold up?
Episode 325: The Miami GP put on a show! And a race too. →