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 26: Formula 1 Grid Talk Episode 26: The Anatomy of a Cancelled Grand Prix

Welcome to Episode 26 of Formula 1 Grid Talk, hosted by George Howson!

In this episode joining host George Howson we have F1 journalists Chris Medland and Phillip Horton, and host of the Inside Line F1 Podcast Kunal Shah.

With the debacle of the cancellation of the 2020 Australian Grand Prix not being made official until mere hours before FP1, Chris and Joseph give us a behind the scenes view of what happened on the ground in Melbourne.

In This Episode

  • How did events transpire in Melbourne?
  • Would the race have gone ahead if Bernie Ecclestone was in charge?
  • How was information shared to media on the ground?
  • What was the mood like in the paddock?
  • Where to now for the 2020 Formula 1 season?

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Formula 1 Grid Talk Podcast Dream Guest List

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  • Toto Wolff
  • Nigel Mansell
  • Lewis Hamilton
  • Jenson Button
  • Martin Brundle
  • Daniel Ricciardo
  • Charlie Martin
  • Sir Stirling Moss
  • 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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