Formula 1 Grid Talk Podcast

Formula 1 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 sit back and relax and enjoy their hot topic debrief.


episode 19: Formula 1 Grid Talk Episode 19: 2020 Formula 1 Season Launch

Welcome to Episode 19 of Formula 1 Grid Talk, hosted by George Howson! In this episode, George and the team will be looking at the 2020 Formula 1 season launches of all teams, to see who is looking fast out of the gate, and who has work to do…

To kick-start 2020, we also have special guest McLaren superfan Owen Davies join us to talk about his experience launching McLaren’s 2020 challenger, the MCL35!

In this episode the team discuss:

  • Can Mercedes improve on perfection?
  • After delivering a fast car in 2019, can Ferrari improve enough on strategy to challenge in 2020?
  • How will Alex Albon fare in his second season with Red Bull Racing?
  • After getting up close and personal with the McLaren, Owen Davies shares his insights on the car and the launch event.
  • Are Renault in trouble early on?
  • Could Scuderia AlphaTauri beat Renault in the Constructor’s Championship?
  • Who knows what to expect from Racing Point this year?
  • Are Alfa Romeo sandbagging?
  • Can Haas bounce back after a disastrous 2019?
  • Williams start to 2020 can’t be worse than 2019, can it?

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