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F1 News From The Nerds - 21st July 22

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Welcome to News from the Nerds, the midweek news show by the FormulaNerds news team – Your essential F1 weekly news digest. Each week we bring you the Top 5 news stories from the past week. This week Abby, Dalila, and new panellist Catherine cover:

Bonjour as Formula 1 Returns to France:

Formula 1 return to Le Castellet for the French Grand Prix this weekend with W Series and F2 supporting as well as Dalila from the paddock. The panel discuss Christian Horner’s comments on Mercedes, Ferrari’s reliability issues, and Red Bull’s upgrades for the Grand Prix.

FIA Under Fire Once Again:

Heading to the French Grand Prix and coming from Austria, the focus is all on the FIA and whether they’ll police the race correctly, as Max Verstappen believes they France was “a joke.” The panel dissect his comments and the expectations of the weekend.

A Legal Battle for Piquet:

The Brazilian is facing a legal battle after his racism towards Lewis Hamilton. Helmut Marko has shared strong words about F2’s Juri Vips, which differ from Horner’s. The panel dissect the escalation of this situation and whether F1 are doing enough to combat issues like this.

Goodbye 2022, Welcome 2023:

Aston Martin Team Principal Mike Krack and Fernando Alonso of Alpine have warned of the danger of missing out next year and said that work on the 2023 cars should begin sooner rather than later. The girls discuss this and what the best decision for the teams would be.

F1 Not Ready For More Teams:

Ferrari Team Principal Mattia Binotto has said Formula 1 is not ready for the likes of Audi and Porsche, who has a rumoured deal with Red Bull, to join the sport. The panel discuss their thoughts on this and potential additions to the grid.


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