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The British county of Norfolk - where the iconic success of Team Lotus was cultivated, where Ayrton Senna, Martin Brundle, Mark Webber and more honed their race craft, and home to the NR F1 Podcast. F1 correspondent and journalist Michael Bailey and guests pore over every Formula One grand prix, all the latest news and talking points. You can join the debate too with your questions and comments.

The British county of Norfolk - where the iconic success of Team Lotus was cultivated, where Ayrton Senna, Martin Brundle, Mark Webber and more honed their race craft, and home to the NR F1 Podcast. F1 correspondent and journalist Michael Bailey and guests pore over every Formula One grand prix, all the latest news and talking points. You can join the debate too with your questions and comments.
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The British county of Norfolk - where the iconic success of Team Lotus was cultivated, where Ayrton Senna, Martin Brundle, Mark Webber and more honed their race craft, and home to the NR F1 Podcast. F1 correspondent and journalist Michael Bailey and guests pore over every Formula One grand prix, all the latest news and talking points. You can join the debate too with your questions and comments.

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@theNRF1

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English


Episodes

22: e235 - Verstappen shoving his way to the top | The NR F1 Podcast

11/14/2018
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**At least no one can accuse Max Verstappen of not being a man of his word - if he says he's going to deck someone when he sees them, he will.** Edition 235 of The NR F1 Podcast sees Michael Bailey joined by Richard Baxter, Stewart Muller and debut-maker Nathan Tuck to review the Brazilian Grand Prix action - and how well Esteban Ocon kept his feet. That ruck - both on and off-track - between the finest at Force India and Red Bull lit up an otherwise hungover Sao Paulo, alongside Lewis...

Duration:00:49:26

21: e234 - A 5th failure to be objective and neutral about Lewis | The NR F1 Podcast

10/31/2018
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**Never in doubt - well, not for a few weeks anyway. A never undeserved. Lewis Hamilton continues to defy - both for his supporters and those on the other side of his world.** Edition 234 of The NR F1 Podcast sees Michael Bailey joined by Steve Rust and Callum Springall to digest the Mexico Grand Prix action - and the crowning of a new five-times F1 champion. From Hamilton's success to Max Verstappen's victory to Daniel Ricciardo's latest failure in luck - it's all here alongside the pod's...

Duration:00:37:11

20: e233 - Georgie Russell, he's one of our own | The NR F1 Podcast

10/25/2018
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**One last unexpected hurrah - for the 2018 season and the man Ferrari have finally decided to cut loose. It was quite the weekend Stateside.** Edition 233 of The NR F1 Podcast sees Michael Bailey joined by Kyle Cumbers and Richard Baxter to digest the Austin action. From Lewis Hamilton "failing" to win the championship, to Sebastian Vettel's own recovery - and Max Verstappen didn't do badly either - it's all here alongside the pod's Of The Weekend Awards plus thoughts and predictions ahead...

Duration:00:45:06

19: e232 - Welcome to the end game guys | The NR F1 Podcast

10/12/2018
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**It was far from the worst race of the season - unless you are Ferrari, because this one will cut deep.** Edition 232 of The NR F1 Podcast sees Perry Hamilton hold the fort alongside Melissa Rowlands and Alessandro Esa Fumagalli, to sift through all the key Suzuka action. From Lewis Hamilton taking another step towards another title, the life and racing of Max Verstappen and so much more besides - it's all here alongside the pod's Of The Weekend Awards plus thoughts and predictions ahead of...

Duration:00:42:47

18: e231 - It was more Snowman than Iceman | The NR F1 Podcast

10/4/2018
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**The jewel in the Formula 1 crown... You won't find Sochi called that anywhere, and for good reason.** Edition 231 of The NR F1 Podcast sees Michael Bailey host proceedings alongside Kyle Cumbers and Callum Springall, to sift through the garbage of events in Russia. From Mercedes' lack of preparation to Ferrari's lack of competency, Force India's standard dallying and Max Verstappen's best efforts at giving us something to enjoy - it's all here alongside the pod's Of The Weekend Awards plus...

Duration:00:36:32

17: e230 - Ocon leaves Sergio for Sirotkin | The NR F1 Podcast

9/19/2018
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**After being a little bit spoiled, a bad one was also going to be on the way. And sure, the 2018 Singapore Grand Prix won't live too long in the memories of most - but try telling that to a certain F1 championship leader...** Edition 230 of The NR F1 Podcast sees Perry Hamilton stand in as host for Michael Bailey - and he is joined by Richard Baxter, Steve Rust and Callum Springall to work out just how good the latest round of Formula 1 action actually was. From Lewis Hamilton's...

Duration:00:48:44

16: e229 - Ferrari do it to themselves, again | The NR F1 Podcast

9/6/2018
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**A cracking, old school race to show Formula 1 at its best - and Ferrari probably wish it had been so different...** The 2018 Italian Grand Prix weekend was not only as enjoyable as they come - it could prove prophetic as the season rest of the season unravels; and that may be a literal term for Ferrari, given they handed even more of the title initiative to Mercedes at the prancing horse's home race. Edition 229 of The NR F1 Podcast sees Michael Bailey joined by Kyle Cumbers, Richard...

Duration:00:44:00

15: e228 - A live Spa day and halos all round | The NR F1 Podcast

8/28/2018
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**It's back! And just like how F1 left us - an awesome start, followed by a rather boresome race…** However, the 2018 Belgian Grand Prix weekend was still fall of talking points - from the fallout of some big summer break decisions, the Force India's debut race, of sorts. And the pod pulls out a special for Formula 1's return, by watching the race live from The Fat Cat & Canary pub in Norwich - will (some) hilarious consequences. Edition 228 of The NR F1 Podcast sees Michael Bailey joined by...

Duration:00:35:51

14: e227 - A gamble too far for Ricciardo? | The NR F1 Podcast

7/31/2018
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**Sometimes things don't play out the way you wanted - and boy, has that been the story of the 2018 Formula 1 season so far...** The 2018 Hungarian Grand Prix may have been a slow-burner, but its effects will linger throughout the summer break and long beyond. Especially if you are Sebastian Vettel, Daniel Ricciardo, Valtteri Bottas - or carry any sort of vested interest in Force India. Edition 227 of The NR F1 Podcast sees Michael Bailey joined by Kyle Cumbers, Richard Baxter and special...

Duration:00:42:39

13: e226 - Vettel goes full Maldonado | The NR F1 Podcast

7/26/2018
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**One way or another, that is going to be a defining moment in the 2018 Formula 1 season...** The 2018 German Grand Prix showed off Hockenheim in its best light - and yet its favourite son was unable to give so many fans the victory they craved. Although in fairness, neither could Max Verstappen. Edition 226 of The NR F1 Podcast sees Michael Bailey joined by Melissa Rowlands, Alex Fumagalli and wizardy beard debutant Phil Gray to discuss all the events at Hockenheim - and a little bit more,...

Duration:00:29:59

12: e225 - If only Lewis was Vettel's pain in the neck | The NR F1 Podcast

7/11/2018
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**Boom! And that, Formula 1, is how you do a grand prix weekend...** The 2018 British Grand Prix was a Silverstone special - and exactly why it's a race that deserves to remain on the F1 calendar. Edition 225 of The NR F1 Podcast sees Michael Bailey joined by the Springall brothers - Callum and Dan - as well as Kyle Cumbers, to discuss all the events at Silverstone and some truly superb action. From the carnage of the start, to the crashes in qualifying and the stewards' latest big calls -...

Duration:00:41:47

11: e224 - Not the best time for a meltdown | The NR F1 Podcast

7/4/2018
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**A short lap that packs a punch - far too much for most of the Formula 1 grid to cope with, anyway…** The 2018 Austrian Grand Prix was a classic - and very much needed - returned, as the second installment of F1's double-header rivals even soccer's World Cup. Edition 224 of The NR F1 Podcast sees Michael Bailey joined by Richard Baxter and debutant, Alex Fumagalli to discuss all of the events at Spielberg, alongside the fallout from another captivating weekend in this year's championship....

Duration:00:37:56

10: e223 - It was basically Super Mario Kart | The NR F1 Podcast

6/27/2018
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**Welcome back France! Next time we hope everyone gets into the circuit…** The 2018 French Grand Prix returned, Paul Ricard showed off its splendid stripes and the French drivers on the F1 grid were clearly a little eager to impress - all of which meant the weekend was far from short of talking points. Edition 223 of The NR F1 Podcast sees Michael Bailey joined by Steve Rust, Melissa Rowlands and Stewart Muller to discuss all that, alongside plenty of fallout from what could yet prove a...

Duration:00:37:17

9: e222 - Groundhog day for safety in Formula 1 | The NR F1 Podcast

6/13/2018
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**So even Canada couldn't deliver us some meaty Formula 1 action... Or did it? Maybe we weren't looking hard enough.** The 2018 Canadian Grand Prix started with a bang before bumbling along - but that didn't stop edition 222 of The NR F1 Podcast being a true rip-snorter with Michael Bailey joined by Perry Hamilton and the Springall brothers, Callum and Dan. From Daniel Ricciardo's face drop to the sheer stupidity of ending the race early, all alongside Romain Grosjean's latest misdemeanour -...

Duration:00:49:58

8: e221 - At least we had car-shaped papadums | The NR F1 Podcast

6/2/2018
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**When Monaco is good, it's awesome. Sadly when it's bad, it's snoresome…** The 2018 Monaco Grand Prix following up Spain in equally dull style - meaning attentions are already switching to a brighter time come Canada. Until then, edition 221 of The NR F1 Podcast discusses all the Monte Carlo fallout Michael Bailey joined by Kyle Cumbers and Richard Baxter. From Daniel Ricciardo's redemption to Max Verstappen's latest dance with the walls, a new name for Charles Leclerc and why no one...

Duration:00:38:57

7: e220 - When a Spainish (sic) tale turns painful | The NR F1 Podcast

5/15/2018
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**So that didn't quite go to plan - unless you're at Mercedes...** The 2018 Spainish (sic) Grand Prix brought the Formula 1 world back down to earth with a bump, treating us to about three overtakes and one moment of madness. Edition 220 of The NR F1 Podcast ensures the latest chat is much more entertaining, with Michael Bailey joined by Kyle Cumbers and Callum Springall - and all are in top form. From Lewis Hamilton's domination to Valtteri Bottas' consistency, a dose of VER-demption with...

Duration:00:37:01

6: e219 - There are no words, which makes this difficult | The NR F1 Podcast

5/3/2018
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**And to think anyone doubted we wouldn't be treated to something special again?!** The 2018 Azerbaijan Grand Prix took last year and laid on another Formula 1 spectacular - and edition 219 of The NR F1 Podcast laps up as many of the major Baku talking points as possible to cram into one podcast, while struggling to find the words to express just some of what happened. From Red Bull's latest game of team-mates to Romain Grosjean showing there is no wall he can't find and everything else in...

Duration:00:48:07

5: e218 - Definitely worth a fat lip Nico | The NR F1 Podcast

4/19/2018
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**Yelping 'wow' at the TV and glad that Bahrain wasn't on its own. It's been pretty good since Australia, hasn't it?** The 2018 Chinese Grand Prix lit up another weekend in Formula 1, and the crew are on their best form to review and discuss the action. So here is edition 218 of The NR F1 Podcast, looking back at Shanghai and taking a quick glance forward to Baku. From the safety car fall-out to Brendon Hartley's contribution - and Nico Rosberg's lingering smell - it's all here as Michael...

Duration:00:37:16

4: e217 - Uryeuhyeurh back at you Toro Rosso | The NR F1 Podcast

4/10/2018
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**Where on earth did that come from? And no - the answer isn't a mix of Faenza and Japan…** The 2018 Bahrain Grand Prix was a decent Formula 1 treat, meaning the crew could not wait to get stuck into the action. So with Michael Bailey back in tow, edition 217 of The NR F1 Podcast reviews all the fun of the Sakhir fare. From the battle at the front, to the tyre puzzle and Lewis Hamilton's stumbling radio, as well as some really stunning drivers dear Pierre and Mr Suck My Balls - it was a...

Duration:00:37:10

3: e216 - You take one mechanic, I'll take the other | The NR F1 Podcast

3/28/2018
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**Lights out, away we go - and now, we wait…** The 2018 Formula 1 season is under way, although it didn't arrive before Michael Bailey's new son (Congratulations Michael!). So Perry Hamilton (no relation) takes the chair for edition 216 of The NR F1 Podcast, reviewing the key action from the calendar opener in Melbourne. From Sebastian Vettel's jump on Lewis Hamilton to that catalogue of Haas errors - and no, the catalogue wasn't from Maranello - it was a curious start to the new season,...

Duration:00:33:19