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Shocks at the start - Bahrain GP Review ft Newey, Stroll, Schumacher + Sargeant

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Fernando Alonso’s podium, Charles Leclerc’s retirement, Red Bull’s pace advantage; the 2023 F1 season started with some shocks. We hear from Max Verstappen and Alonso, then Red Bull’s victorious Chief Technical Officer Adrian Newey tells Tom Clarkson and Natalie Pinkham there were ‘unexpected problems’ for the team to fix before their dominant 1-2 in Bahrain. Aston Martin Team Principal Mike Krack celebrates a stunning P3 for Alonso, and Lance Stroll recounts his incredible recovery from pre-season injury to a top 10 finish. Ferrari find reasons to be optimistic despite a race-ending problem for Charles Leclerc. Mick Schumacher, Mercedes Reserve Driver, takes us inside a team with ‘work to do’ and explains how it feels to sit on the side-lines. Williams’ Logan Sargeant reveals what he’s learned from his first F1 race weekend. At AlphaTauri, Yuki Tsunoda’s targeting points at race two. He explains how Daniel Ricciardo’s former trainer is making him stronger in every area.

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