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 34: Formula 1 Grid Talk Episode 34: 2020 Austrian Grand Prixview

Welcome to Episode 34 of Formula 1 Grid Talk, hosted by George Howson!

In this episode joining George we have sports journalist Louis Edwards, multimedia journalist Ruby Price, and engineering student Owain Medford.

After the longest break in Formula One racing since WWII, racing is finally back! The revised 2020 F1 calendar sees the season kick off with the 2020 Austrian Grand Prix, so in this episode of the Formula 1 Grid Talk we preview the much-anticipated start to the new season.

In This Episode

[01.01] Austria hasn’t been a happy hunting ground for 2019 World Champion Lewis Hamilton or Mercedes, can they get off to a fast start in 2020?

[03.00] 2018 and 2019 Austrian Grand Prix winner Max Verstappen is trying for three in a row, can he do it at Red Bull’s home grand prix?

[05.05] Ferrari were off the pace in pre-season testing, but will that testing count for much when they hit the track in Austria?

[07.55] Could Racing Point pull a surprise at this power-hungry circuit?

[09.15] Will we see McLaren and Renault battling it out for ‘best of the rest’ honours again?

[12.34] The forced break has not been kind to Williams, can they bounce back?

[14.05] Can George Russell turn his e-series win into on-track success?

[15.39] Haas seem to have sorted out their 2019 issues in 2020 testing, will they be more competitive?

[16.51] How will the shutdown affect the teams?

[18.06] The team make their 2020 Austrian Grand Prix bold predictions!

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