Grid Talk

Grid Talk is a Formula 1 podcast that takes an irreverent look at the world of F1 motor racing, offering news, previews, reviews, and opinions on the biggest talking points in the sport today. Your hosts George Howson and Ruby Price bring years of F1 experience to the show, and they are joined by a panel of guests each week to dissect the latest races with their expert analysis that is based on emotion and personal preference, with a sprinkling of facts. George, Ruby and the team hit the apex of all the topics that are causing a stir in F1 right now, so if you’re a new fan and you're looking for the best F1 podcast on the grid, sit back and relax and enjoy their hot topic debrief.


episode 37: Formula 1 Grid Talk Episode 37: 2020 Styrian Grand Prixview

Welcome to Episode 37 of Formula 1 Grid Talk, hosted by George Howson!

In this episode joining George we have sports journalist Louis Edwards, F1 expert Alex Booth, and ‘Mr Sam-Bam’ Sam Thatcher.

After an absolutely cracking opening to the 2020 Formula 1 season at the Austrian Grand Prix, why don’t we do it again?

This weekend is Round 2, and the Styrian Grand Prix, once again held in Austria. We preview the big race, and what to keep an eye on in the latest Formula 1 Grid Talk podcast…

In This Episode
[00.49] With one race under their belt, will Mercedes run away with the win again? 
[01.58] Lewis Hamilton was disappointed after Round 1, and will be looking to bounce back.
[03.15] Can Valtteri Bottas go back-to-back in Austria?
[04.49] Can McLaren bank another big points haul?
[06.01] Will Ferrari struggle for pace again?
[09.04] Racing Point were in administration and are now faster than Ferrari.
[10.31] Renault seem stuck for ideas.
[13.19] Although Antonio Giovinazzi scored points in Round 1, Alfa Romeo could be in for a long weekend in Round 2.
[14.43] Alpha Tauri have the potential to bank more points at the Styrian Grand Prix.
[16.06] Williams are on the improve, and were unlucky in Round 1. Can they beat home the likes of Haas and Alfa Romeo?
[18.03] Round 1 was a tale of what might have been for Red Bull Racing, can they bounce back?
[19.28] Haas are on top of their 2019 tyre issues, but just lack pace. What can they do?
[21.45] The team make their bold predictions for the Styrian Grand Prix.

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