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 30: Formula 1 Grid Talk Episode 30: Ayrton Senna Special

Welcome to Episode 30 of Formula 1 Grid Talk, hosted by George Howson!

In this episode joining George we have F1 expert Alex Booth, McLaren superfan Owen Davies, and master of engineering Jack Watson.

Whether you believe he’s the greatest Formula 1 driver of all-time or not, there is no denying the impact Ayrton Senna has, and continues to have, on the world of motorsport. Today we try to do justice to the Brazilian’s incredible career.

In This Episode

When Ayrton Senna was tragically taken from the world on the 1st of May 1994 at the San Marino Grand Prix at Imola, the world lost arguably the greatest driver to ever turn a wheel in a Formula 1 car, in what was the blackest day for Grand Prix racing.

Today we look back at the career of the three-time World Champion, in what would have been his sixtieth year.

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Formula 1 Grid Talk Podcast Dream Guest List

Our panellists have a dream list of guests that we would love to have on the podcast, and using the ‘Six Degrees of Separation’ concept, we would love to know if you could help connect us to any of the following people, to see if we can get them on the show.

If you know someone who knows someone who knows someone, please reach out via email to

- Toto Wolff

- Nigel Mansell

- Lewis Hamilton

- Jenson Button

- Martin Brundle

- Daniel Ricciardo

- Charlie Martin

- Sir Jackie Stewart

- Murray Walker

- Fernando Alonso

- Roger Penske

- Jason Plato and Matt Neal

- Guenther Steiner

- Kimi Raikkonen

- Mika Hakkinen

- Lando Norris

- Pastor Maldonado

- Frank Williams

- Bernie Ecclestone

- Patrick Head

- Gordon Murray

- Ross Brawn

- Gerhard Burger

- Nicky Grist

- Gary Anderdon


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