Cali Formula 1 - F1 from an Average Joe.

Sports & Recreation Podcasts

Weekly talk about all things Formula One related from a California F1 Average Joe. We will recap and preview each Grand Prix, discuss Formula 1 news, rate driver performances, delve into team rumors and more. Whether you are new to F1 or been around since the days of Senna, this laid back Californian will guide you through the fast paced world of the pinnacle of motorsport!

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United States

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Weekly talk about all things Formula One related from a California F1 Average Joe. We will recap and preview each Grand Prix, discuss Formula 1 news, rate driver performances, delve into team rumors and more. Whether you are new to F1 or been around since the days of Senna, this laid back Californian will guide you through the fast paced world of the pinnacle of motorsport!

Language:

English

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2544474712


Episodes

George Russell, Lewis Hamilton and Mercedes put on a masterclass not just on the track, but showing F1 how teamwork…. well works.

11/13/2022
George Russell gets his maiden win while Max Verstappen draws the ire of F1 fans with his selfishness. Brazil gave us way more drama in one weekend thanks to some crazy infighting between teammates Max Verstappen and Red Bull cant seem to get anything right, this time with Max selfishly denying his teammate Checo Perez a chance to move into second in the Drivers Championship. George Russell, Lewis Hamilton and Mercedes put on a masterclass not just on the track, but showing F1 how...

Duration:00:34:44

America does F1 the best. The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of the United States Grand Prix in Austin.

10/24/2022
America does F1 the best. The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of the United States Grand Prix in Austin. The United States shows the F1 world how to host a Grand Prix. COTA draws record crowds and brings a festive atmosphere to the drivers, teams, and fans. Max Verstappen gets another win this year as he marches toward victory. Red Bull seals up the Constructors title but under a cloud of controversy and loss. Lewis Hamilton shows why he is one of the all-time greats taking a subpar car to...

Duration:00:33:15

Does Liberty Media have a FIA problem? The cost cap scandal, tractor incident, and points confusion mar Max Verstappen’s titles.

10/10/2022
Does Liberty Media have a FIA problem? The cost cap scandal, tractor incident, and points confusion mar Max Verstappen’s titles. The pinnacle of motorsports is really the top of a circus tent. Liberty Media has done a lot to expand and grow F1 over the last few years, but the FIA malfeasance, ineptitude and corruption keep getting in the way of creating the ultimate global fan sport. The cost cap rumors are true and Red Bull went over budget for 2021. Red Bull cheated, but will that...

Duration:00:35:38

Does the FIA have a credibility problem? Plus we recap the Singapore Grand Prix.

10/2/2022
Does the FIA have a credibility problem? Plus we recap the Singapore Grand Prix. Does the FIA have a credibility problem? The new bombshell that two teams blatantly violated the cost cap for spending has fans furious. Is there credence to the rumors? Does the FIA act? Will any punishments be justified or credible? We also talk about how the rules are not properly applied and the lack of transparency is turning off fans. We talk about the Singapore Grand Prix Checo Perez gets an amazing...

Duration:00:39:18

Italian Grand Prix Recap; Why Red Flagging a race to have a dramatic ending is a bad idea, Nyck de Vries shines win Williams and Super Max locks up the title.

9/11/2022
Italian Grand Prix Recap; Why Red Flagging a race to have a dramatic ending is a bad idea, Nyck de Vries shines win Williams and Super Max locks up the title. We talk about ending a race under a safety car and why its not a good idea to change that to make things more “dramatic” Max Verstappen dominates again as he all but locks up the World Championship. Numerous grid penalties leads to lots of charging through the pack as Lewis Hamilton, Carlos Sainz and Sergio Perez make up...

Duration:00:39:22

Dutch Grand Prix Recap: The Specter of Abu Dhabi has people questioning the relationship between Alpha Tauri and Red Bull. Mercedes pulls a Ferrari and gives Max a win.

9/4/2022
Dutch Grand Prix Recap: The Specter of Abu Dhabi has people questioning the relationship between Alpha Tauri and Red Bull. Mercedes pulls a Ferrari and gives Max a win. Mercedes take a page from the Ferrari textbook of screwing up a race and take a victory out of the hands of Lewis Hamilton. George Russell races for himself and draws the ire of Mercedes fans. But was he wrong? Max gets the win thanks to his teammate crashing in quali and sister team pulling a strange move to trigger a...

Duration:00:36:07

Belgian Grand Prix Recap; Verstappen Masterclass, Fernando Alonso has a temper tantrum, Plan G, Silliest of Silly Season and More!

8/28/2022
Belgian Grand Prix Recap; Verstappen Masterclass, Fernando Alonso has a temper tantrum, Plan G, Silliest of Silly Season and More! Max Verstappen answers all questions coming out of the summer break with an indomitable performance which almost cements a title for him. Ferrari strategists decided to ask the drivers for help… during the race. Mercedes finds ways to not deliver a good car to its drivers. Fernando Alonso throws a fit, loses places and is still happy. McLaren, Alpine, Aston...

Duration:00:38:45

Hungarian Grand Prix Recap; Sebastian Vettel retires, Max Verstappen really is super, Lewis Hamilton arises and Ferrari must really likes pain.

7/31/2022
Hungarian Grand Prix Recap; Sebastian Vettel retires, Max Verstappen really is super, Lewis Hamilton arises and Ferrari must really likes pain. Sebastian Vettel announces his retirement after a legendary run in F1 that culminated in 4 consecutive titles. We pay homage to the great German driver and his career. Max Verstappen all but wraps up the title with an amazing 10 to 1 push that widens his lead in the title and gives him another win. Ferrari finds another way to be the butt of...

Duration:00:41:59

French Grand Prix Recap; W Series driver Jamie Chadwick is too good not to be racing against guys. Also, the Ferrari French Fiasco, Super Max wins again and Lewis Hamilton’s 300 GP is a podium finish.

7/24/2022
French Grand Prix Recap; Jamie Chadwick is too good not to be racing against guys. Also, the Ferrari French Fiasco, Super Max wins again and Lewis Hamilton’s 300 GP is a podium finish. Ferrari has a fiasco in France as Charles LeClerc crashes and the pit wall costs Carlos Sainz points. Super Max Verstappen cruises to victory while Sergio Perez cant get past Mercedes. Lewis Hamilton gets a podium on his 300th GP start and gets to share the stage with Mercedes teammate George...

Duration:00:32:52

Austrian Grand Prix Recap; Ferrari flames as Charles LeClerc takes victory and Carlos Sainz flames out. Lewis Hamilton battles…… Schumacher? And F1 has a great race weekend overshadowed by racism, homophobia and misogyny.

7/10/2022
Austrian Grand Prix Recap; Ferrari flames as Charles LeClerc takes victory and Carlos Sainz flames out. Lewis Hamilton battles…… Schumacher? And F1 has a great race weekend overshadowed by racism, homophobia and misogyny. Ferrari has the highest of the highs and lowest of the lows as Charles LeClerc grabs his first win since Australia but also sees Carlos Sainz experience a catastrophic engine explosion. Max Verstappen gets another podium and stays ahead of the championship race, while...

Duration:00:37:05

British Grand Prix Recap; Zhou Guanyu escapes a horrible crash. Carlos Sainz gets a maiden win and Checo, Lewis and Charles give a battle for the ages.

7/3/2022
British Grand Prix Recap; Zhou Guanyu escapes a horrible crash. Carlos Sainz gets a maiden win and Checo, Lewis and Charles give a battle for the ages. Zhou Guanyu survived a horrific crash at the start of the British Grand Prix thanks to the halo. We are glad he is ok and will race again soon! Carlos Sainz gets a maiden victory for Ferrari after 150 starts. Ferrari, however has to explain its strategy with title contender Charles LeClerc Checo Perez gets an amazing podium after a...

Duration:00:42:27

Racism in F1; Actions speak louder than words. We discuss Nelson Piquet and his racist attack on 7-time champion Lewis Hamilton.

6/28/2022
Racism in F1; Actions speak louder than words. We discuss Nelson Piquet and his racist attack on 7-time champion Lewis Hamilton. Who the f@ck is Nelson Piquet? Actions speak louder than words. We discuss has been Nelson Piquet and his racist attack on 7-time champion Lewis Hamilton. We talk about how the FIA, F1 and Liberty Media are overdue on acting on racism being pervasive in the sport. We talk about how this is reoccurring and carefully worded press releases don’t do anything. We...

Duration:00:21:41

Fernando Alonso shows he is overrated, Max holds off Sainz, Mercedes is resurgent with Lewis Hamilton taking a podium.

6/19/2022
Canadian Grand Prix Recap: Montreal Madness as Fernando Alonso shows how he is overrated, Max holds off Sainz, Mercedes is resurgent with Lewis Hamilton taking a podium. Fernando Alonso should have had a dream weekend. Instead he sees his caution lead to disaster as he loses out to Lewis Hamilton, George Russell, Charles LeClerc and his teammate Esteban Ocon. Oh and he got a penalty too. Max Verstappen has a Super Max performance as Red Bull holds off Ferrari’s Carlos Sainz to take another...

Duration:00:35:59

Baku Bonanza as Ferrari explodes (literally), Red Bull dominates, and Mercedes Mercedes bounces Lewis Hamilton to the chiropractor.

6/12/2022
Azerbaijan Grand Prix Recap: Baku Bonanza as Ferrari explodes (literally), Red Bull dominates, and Mercedes Mercedes bounces Lewis Hamilton to the chiropractor Max Verstappen has a Super Max performance as Red Bull takes a 1-2 and take a huge advantage in both the drivers and constructors championship. Ferrari fails both drivers as both Charles LeClerc and Carlos Sainz crash out early. Mercedes drivers are doing everything they can but their car is causing injuries. The Silver Arrows need...

Duration:00:40:47

Monaco Grand Prix Recap: Fernando Alonso shows why Monaco must go. Ferrari fumbles give Checo Perez and Red Bull a huge win!

5/31/2022
Monaco Grand Prix Recap: Fernando Alonso shows why Monaco must go. Ferrari fumbles give Checo Perez and Red Bull a huge win! Checo Perez take advantage of a Ferrari foul up and gets a win at Monaco! Max Verstappen grabs third, but his dad Jos is not to happy about it. Charles LeClerc once again suffers horrific luck at his home grand prix. Fernando Alonso slows the pack down and proves that Monaco must change to have a future in F1. Lewis Hamilton wouldn’t have any luck if he didn’t...

Duration:00:34:29

Spanish Grand Prix Recap: The Reign in Spain is Red Bull’s domination. Ferrari loses power and points and Lewis Hamilton has a comeback to remember in Barcelona!

5/22/2022
Spanish Grand Prix Recap: The Reign in Spain is Red Bull’s domination. Ferrari loses power and points and Lewis Hamilton has a comeback to remember in Barcelona! Super Max Verstappen takes another win while battling DRS issues and flies into the championship lead! Checo Perez takes second and is left to wonder if that is all Red Bull will allow him to achieve. George Russell finally gets to scrap with Max and shows us the future of F1 racing. Lewis Hamilton falters on lap 1 and comes...

Duration:00:38:11

Miami Grand Prix Recap: Max takes Miami, Ferrari and Red Bull battle for supremacy. George Russell outperforms and out lucks Lewis Hamilton and more!

5/9/2022
Miami Grand Prix Recap: Max takes Miami, Ferrari and Red Bull battle for supremacy. George Russell outperforms and out lucks Lewis Hamilton and more! Super Max Verstappen take his 3rd win this year at the inaugural Miami Grand Prix. Amid football helmets, fake yacht marinas, a million celebrities and lots of hype, Red Bull takes a win to tighten the championship. Ferrari might not have won, but put on a great performance with both Charles LeClerc and Carlos Sainz getting on the...

Duration:00:37:59

Emilia Romagna Grand Prix Recap: Red Bull Strike Back. Super Max Verstappen dominates. Ferrari falters and Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton has his worst day in a long time.

4/24/2022
Cali Formula 1 S2 Ep 9; Red Bull Strike Back. Super Max Verstappen dominates. Ferrari falters and Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton has his worst day in a long time. Red Bull comes to Imola and dominates the weekend! Super Max is back in the title hunt after a weekend where he silenced the critics. Sergio Perez continues his dream season with a podium as well. Ferrari had a chance to widen the gap on the Drivers and Constructors titles but Carlos Sainz’s bad luck resurfaced at the worst time and...

Duration:00:31:04

Australian Grand Prix Recap: Ferrari goes Down Under and comes out on top. Red Bull reliability plagues Max Verstappen. Mercedes and McLaren storm back.

4/10/2022
Cali Formula 1 S2 Ep 8; Australian Grand Prix Recap: Ferrari goes Down Under and comes out on top. Red Bull reliability plagues Max Verstappen. Mercedes and McLaren storm back. Follow @virtualstatman on Twitter for the best insights and stats. Sean Kelly is the person who feeds those amazing stats you hear Crofty and Brundle recite each week. He is an F1 encyclopedia and a must follow! Also follow @tonydiamonds_ and give him a lot of love. Marco is battling cancer and is a big Checo fan....

Duration:00:41:28

Viva Las Vegas! Formula 1 expansion into America; The Good, The Bad and why it is necessary.

4/3/2022
Cali Formula 1 S2 Ep 7; Viva Las Vegas! Formula 1 expansion into America; The Good, The Bad and why it is necessary F1 is headed to Las Vegas! In 2023, F1 will be expanding to 3 US races including a night race on the Las Vegas Strip. With the expansion of races in the US, we will ask if that is good, why it might be bad, but why it is necessary. How or when will F1 face in Africa again? Will they use revenue from US races to facilitate that? Will F1 expand to 30 races? How bad can that...

Duration:00:36:46