Cut To The Race F1 Podcast

The 2024 F1 Chinese Grand Prix Review

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Episode notes

On this week’s Cut to the Race, Oli is joined by Abby, James and new panellist, Hannah, to review F1’s return to the Shanghai International Circuit for the Chinese Grand Prix.

The panel begin with their weekend ratings and share their views on the new Sprint format, before delving into the weekend action. With one free practice session, the panel quickly discuss what happened including a bizarre fire on the grass next to the circuit.

The quartet move onto Sprint Qualifying, which saw mixed weather conditions, giving their views on the starting grid for the Sprint. Discussions begin about Lewis Hamilton and Lando Norris’ start to the Sprint before the panel debate Fernando Alonso’s penalty and the battle between the Ferrari teammates.

Afterwards, it’s time for the National Anthem Review, which gets mixed reviews. Oli then leads the panel in talking through the Grand Prix, touching on Alonso’s performance, the safety car incidents of Valtteri Bottas and Lance Stroll but also the incident in Alpine’s pit box.

The panel finish off giving their drivers of the day before sharing their views about Round Six in Miami.

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