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Formula One interviews, reaction and reports. Five Live presents a round-up of the race weekend.

Formula One interviews, reaction and reports. Five Live presents a round-up of the race weekend.
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Formula One interviews, reaction and reports. Five Live presents a round-up of the race weekend.

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English


Episodes

Japanese Grand Prix Review

10/7/2018
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Reaction from the Japanese Grand Prix, with Jennie Gow, Jack Nicholls and former F1 driver Jolyon Palmer after Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton moved to the brink of a fifth world championship title. Hear from Hamilton, Mercedes team boss Toto Wolff, third place finisher Max Verstappen and Hamilton's title rival Sebastian Vettel after he ran into trouble in Suzuka.

Duration:00:23:25

Japanese Qualifying Review

10/6/2018
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Jennie Gow is joined by Jack Nicholls and Jolyon Palmer to reflect on qualifying for the Japanese Grand Prix. Championship leader Lewis Hamilton claimed his 80th career pole position while his title rival Sebastian Vettel could only manage 9th place after a strategy error from Ferrari.

Duration:00:14:34

Japanese Grand Prix Preview

10/4/2018
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Team orders are still the big talking point as F1 arrives at Suzuka. Jennie Gow, Jolyon Palmer, Jack Nicholls and Andrew Benson discuss the fallout from the Russian Grand Prix after Mercedes handed victory to Lewis Hamilton. They also ask what's happened to Ferrari's form, debate the FIA's plans to revamp qualifying and share their favourite Japanese Grand Prix memories.

Duration:00:26:05

Russian Grand Prix Review

9/30/2018
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Lewis Hamilton took victory in the Russian Grand Prix to extended his lead in the world drivers’ championship to 50 points over Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel. 5 Live Formula 1 commentator Jack Nicholls, and former Renault driver Jolyon Palmer, dissect Hamilton’s on-track battle with title rival Vettel, plus the team orders employed by Mercedes.

Duration:00:24:01

Russia Qualifying Review

9/29/2018
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5 live commentator Jack Nicholls and former F1 driver Jolyon Palmer assess qualifying ahead of the Russian Grand Prix.

Duration:00:10:48

Russian GP: Do-or-die time for Vettel & Ferrari

9/27/2018
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BBC F1 analyst Jolyon Palmer says the pressure on Sebastian Vettel to win Sunday’s Russian Grand Prix is “through the roof”. With the Ferrari driver 40 points behind championship leader Lewis Hamilton, the 5 live F1 team debates what needs to happen in Sochi to keep the title racing interesting.

Duration:00:26:19

Singapore Grand Prix Review

9/16/2018
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Lewis Hamilton's race engineer Peter Bonnington joins Jennie Gow, Jack Nicholls and Jolyon Palmer to discuss a dominant victory for the Mercedes man under the lights in Singapore. Hamilton's win moves the Briton 40 points ahead of rival Sebastian Vettel, but is it a decisive lead in the drivers' championship race?

Duration:00:27:18

Singapore Qualifying Review

9/15/2018
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Lewis Hamilton produced a 'magical' lap to seal pole position for the Singapore Grand Prix. Jennie Gow, Jack Nicholls and Jolyon Palmer look back at all the action from Qualifying.

Duration:00:16:16

Singapore Grand Prix Preview

9/13/2018
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Kimi Raikkonen to Sauber, Charles Leclerc to Ferrari and Sebastian Vettel's biggest weekend of the season. There's plenty for discuss heading into the Singapore Grand Prix, plus we hear from championship leader Lewis Hamilton on the power of hope.

Duration:00:24:34

A Masterclass from Hamilton: Italian GP Review

9/2/2018
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The best F1 race of the season so far? Jennie Gow, Jack Nicholls and Jolyon Palmer look back on a thrilling and dramatic Italian Grand Prix, which was won by Lewis Hamilton. Please note, the podcast was recorded before the Haas of Romain Grosjean was disqualified a few hours after the race.

Duration:00:23:02

Italian Grand Prix Qualifying Review

9/1/2018
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Kimi Raikkonen set the fastest lap in F1 history to steal pole position from his Ferrari team mate Sebastian Vettel and Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes. Jennie Gow, Jack Nicholls and Jolyon Palmer look back at a thrilling qualifying in Italy.

Duration:00:17:24

Fernando Alonso Special

8/31/2018
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We sit down with two-time Formula 1 world champion Fernando Alonso who reflects on his career and explains why he is leaving the sport. Former Renault driver Jolyon Palmer and the BBC's chief F1 sports writer Andrew Benson also look Alonso's legacy and discuss what the future holds for the Spaniard.

Duration:00:25:12

Italian Grand Prix Preview

8/30/2018
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Jennie Gow and the team are in Monza ahead of the Italian GP.

Duration:00:25:28

Belgian Grand Prix Review

8/27/2018
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5 live's F1 team assess the weekend's action and what it means for the standings. Get more in the Chequered Flag podcast: bbc.co.uk/podcasts/5live.

Duration:00:22:56

Belgian Grand Prix Review

8/26/2018
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Join Jennie Gow, Jack Nicholls and Jolyon Palmer on their road trip back from the Belgian Grand Prix - a race won by Sebastian Vettel, but Lewis Hamilton saw his lead in the Drivers' Championship cut to 17 points.

Duration:00:23:12

Belgian GP Qualifying Review

8/25/2018
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Commentator Jack Nicholls and former F1 driver Jolyon Palmer review a topsy-turvy Qualifying at Spa, which saw Lewis Hamilton claim another pole position in the wet.

Duration:00:14:11

Belgian Grand Prix Preview

8/23/2018
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Fernando Alonso tells us why he's quitting the sport, we discuss Daniel Ricciardo swapping one tough team-mate for another when he moves to Renault, plus Jennie Gow speaks to Mick Schumacher about his father's influence on his career to date, and his goal of reaching the F1 grid.

Duration:00:51:20

Hungarian Grand Prix Review

7/29/2018
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Lewis Hamilton signs off the first half of the F1 season with a win in Hungary and now holds a 24 point lead over title rival Sebastian Vettel. Jennie Gow, Jolyon Palmer and Jack Nicholls discuss.

Duration:00:23:14

Grid Girls

12/14/2017
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As the popularity, participation and coverage of women’s sport continue to grow – Jennie Gow investigates whether the use of grid girls is a sexist, outdated relic in 2017. Hear the thoughts of the models themselves alongside F1 drivers, team and circuit bosses. Plus find out how the issue is being considered in boxing, cycling and darts.

Duration:00:53:19

P1: Lewis, Mercedes and the art of qualifying

10/12/2017
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Jennie Gow presents a Formula One special looking at why Lewis Hamilton has recorded more pole positions than any other driver. Hear from Hamilton himself, his former team-mate Jenson Button, Mercedes boss Toto Wolff and Allan McNish on what sets Hamilton apart on a single lap shoot-out.

Duration:00:53:25