F1 podcast: Hamilton’s miracle, Vettel’s disaster

In the latest episode of the Autosport Podcast, Edd Straw and James Roberts discuss an action-packed German Grand Prix that was turned on its head when the rain came, and Sebastian Vettel slid off the road and into the barriers – with title rival Lewis Hamilton coming through to take a remarkable victory from 14th […]

Is Alonso right to be on the warpath?

Fernando Alonso laid into F1’s stewards after the Japanese Grand Prix, saying their decision to penalise him shows ‘how bad Formula 1 is’. Andrew van de Burgt and Stuart Codling join Ben Anderson to assess the validity of that claim and analyse the other major incidents that happened at Suzuka.

Ranking the teams after F1 testing

Formula 1 pre-season testing is over, with eight days at Barcelona in the books and very little time for the teams to put to use what they’ve learned in the last couple of weeks. So how do they all stack up? Ben Anderson is joined by Scott Mitchell and Edd Straw to run through the […]

‘Vettel ducked the question about Ferrari’s F1 cooling problems’

Ahead of the second round of the 2019 Formula 1 season in Bahrain, our F1 reporters Edd Straw and Ben Anderson discuss how Ferrari reacted to the theory put forward by Red Bull’s Helmut Marko about the team potentially being hindered by cooling problems last time out in Australia. They also discuss the details Sebastian […]

The winners and losers from F1’s latest tech updates

The Spanish GP is always a big race for F1 car upgrades, and this year pretty much every team had new parts it had been working on in the early part of the year. But whose updates worked, and who took a step backwards? Jake-Boxall Legge and Ben Anderson join Glenn Freeman to highlight the […]

'Ferrari's F1 driver rivalry risks spiralling out of control'

Tension was high inside Ferrari at the Russian Grand Prix, where it got itself into a team orders mess as Sebastian Vettel failed to follow an instruction to let Charles Leclerc through early in the race. Ben Anderson and Stuart Codling join Glenn Freeman to discuss if Vettel had a case for his actions, how […]

Why the Stewards got the big calls right at Monza

The Autosport team evaluates the decisions made by the stewards for the two high-profile incidents at the Italian Grand Prix, explaining why they were right to issue no action for Lewis Hamilton’s and Sebastian Vettel’s collision on the opening lap, and why Max Verstappen deserved the penalty that upset him so much after his contact […]

Are heads going to roll at Ferrari after 2017 defeat?

After Ferrari missed out on championship glory during a resurgent 2017 F1 season, Peter Windsor and Anthony Rowlinson discuss rumours of what is going on behind the scenes at Maranello. For more: https://motorsport.tv/program/the-flying-lap/25

Ferrari is back, but not as dominant as it looks

Ferrari took control on the opening day of running at Formula 1’s Bahrain Grand Prix, as its bid to banish the memories of its Melbourne disaster kicked off. Edd Straw and Ben Anderson discuss the true picture behind the headline times from free practice, including why Ferrari was so far ahead of Mercedes, and why […]

Did Mercedes rob us of a race?

After Valtteri Bottas’s stellar performance in qualifying and the race, he was ordered to gift the Russian Grand Prix win to team-mate Lewis Hamilton. F1 Racing magazine editor Ben Anderson and executive editor Stuart Codling dissect Mercedes’ decision in Sochi. What are your thoughts on the Russian GP – did Mercedes get it right?

How Hamilton stole Ferrari's home win

The Italian Grand Prix was supposed to be a Ferrari walkover, yet somehow it was Lewis Hamilton on the top step of the podium after the race. Glenn Freeman is joined by Ben Anderson and Andrew van de Burgt to discuss how Hamilton defeated the Ferraris, and if Kimi Raikkonen could have done anything differently […]