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The JA on F1 Podcast brings you the best features, interviews and analysis from leading F1 journalist and commentator James Allen, every month.




JA on F1 - Christmas special 2013

Eight lucky JA on F1 readers get to drive the Mercedes F1 simulator at the team's base in Brackley. We hear their thoughts on the season just gone and the rule changes for 2014. Plus James speaks to Mercedes development driver Sam Bird

Duration: 00:29:45

JA on F1 - December 2013

Looking back at the 2013 season with James are Marussia Sporting Director Graeme Lowdon, Autosport's Grand Prix editor Mark Hughes, sponsor finder and CEO of Just Marketing Zac Brown, and JA on F1 reporter Holly Samos and tech adviser Mark Gillan

Duration: 00:44:27

JA on F1 - November 2013

Sebastian Vettel and Adrian Newey of Red Bull on 2013; Martin Whitmarsh and Jenson Button of McLaren on their season; plus driving the perfect lap; and Mark Gillan's analysis

Duration: 00:39:15

JA on F1 - October 2013

Murray Walker reflects on his career at 90; Alain Prost on Vettel and intra-team rivalry; Caterham's Tony Fernandes; FIA Presidential candidate David Ward; Mercedes engine boss Andy Cowell on 2014 engines; Mark Gillan's analysis

Duration: 00:41:23

JA on F1 - September 2013

An exclusive interview with Williams deputy team principal Claire Williams; Caterham driver Giedo van der Garde on the opportunity F1 has given him; Zac Brown of JMI with the latest on F1 business; and expert analysis with Mark Gillan

Duration: 00:29:46

JA on F1 - August 2013

An exclusive and revealing interview with Mercedes' Ross Brawn; Lotus boss Eric Boullier; Codemasters on the 2013 version of their F1 video game; and a lap of the terrifying Nordschleife.

Duration: 00:35:31

JA on F1 - July 2013

Jenson Button on his 2013 season; Maria de Vilotta on her accident a year ago; FIA President Jean Todt; F1 Race Directors Charlie Whiting and Herbie Blash; Formula E; and the tyres latest with Mark Gillan.

Duration: 00:28:22

JA on F1 - June 2013

The Mercedes-Pirelli secret tyres test analysed, an exclusive interview with Red Bull's Christian Horner, Derek Warwick looks ahead to Silverstone, Ron Howard on his new movie Rush. Zak Brown has the F1 business latest.

Duration: 00:32:42

JA on F1 - May 2013

Mercedes boss Toto Wolff, Marussia Technical Director Pat Symonds and Toro Rosso driver Daniel Ricciardo. Pirelli's Paul Hembery has the tyres lastest. Mark Gillan provides expert analysis

Duration: 00:36:14

JA on F1 - April 2013

Ferrari drivers Fernando Alonso and Felipe Massa; Kimi Raikkonen on "leave me alone, I know what I'm doing"; Lotus Technical Director James Allison; F1 in Schools; and analysis from Mark Gillan

Duration: 00:34:30

JA on F1 - March 2013

Ahead of the 2013 F1 season, we speak to Lewis Hamilton, Sergio Perez, Mercedes' Nick Fry, and Pirelli. Plus former Williams engineer Mark Gillan on testing, this year's challengers and 2014 development

Duration: 00:37:24

JA on F1 - Christmas 2012

Twelve Questions of Christmas with Sam Michael of McLaren, photographer Darren Heath, journalist Mark Hughes, FOTA's Oliver Weingarten, Zak Brown of JMI and Pirelli's Paul Hembery

Duration: 00:29:05

JA on F1 - December 2012

World champion Sebastian Vettel, his team boss Christian Horner, plus studio guests Sam Michael of McLaren, photographer Darren Heath, journalist Mark Hughes, FOTA's Oliver Weingarten, and more

Duration: 00:47:40

JA on F1 - November 2012

FIA President Jean Todt on the future of the sport. Plus Williams F1 drivers Bruno Senna and Pastor Maldonado at the team's partner day, Suzi Wolff on women in F1, and Toto Wolff on buying into Williams.

Duration: 00:31:08

JA on F1 - October 2012

Lewis Hamilton's moving to Mercedes - so in this podcast we get reaction from Telegraph writer Tom Cary and former driver Mark Blundell. Plus Manish Pandey on the late Professor Sid Watkins, the logistics of moving F1 around the world, Singapore and F1, and Marussia team boss Graeme Lowden

Duration: 00:38:24

JA on F1 - September 2012

The Grand Prix Mechanics Charitable Trust at 25; former drivers Jackie Stewart, John Watson and Derek Warwick; the Codemasters F1 2012 video game; Patrick Head; GP2 driver James Calado; Sky's David Croft; and former mechanic Jo Ramirez

Duration: 00:40:50

JA on F1 - Summer 2012

With some new bits and some favourite moments, this is a "best-of" the JA on F1 podcasts so far in 2012, to keep you going during the F1 summer break! Including: Ross Brawn, Mark Webber, Frank Derrnie, Ron Howard, Mike Gascoyne and more.

Duration: 00:29:08

JA on F1 - August 2012

In April 2012, Sir Frank Williams turned 70 - and he's in this podcast. Sir Jackie Stewart gives his thoughts on 3 top drivers. Plus James speaks to Monisha Kaltenborn, CEO of Sauber, as well as Nicholas Tombazis, Ferrari's Chief Designer. And James drives a virtual lap of Silverstone, guided by Filipe Massa.

Duration: 00:34:09

JA on F1 - July 2012

F1 is all about innovation. So in this edition James speaks to James Allison of Lotus, Mike Gascoyne of Caterham, legendary engineer Frank Dernie and Sir David King, former Chief Scientific Advisor. Plus Zac Brown of JMI, and architect John Rhodes who's helped redesign Silverstone.

Duration: 00:35:59

JA on F1 - June 2012

After 6 different winners in 6 races, James speaks to Lotus engineer Alan Permane to find out why this is happening. Also director Ron Howard on his new movie Rush. Plus Zac Brown on F1's flotation and the CEO of TAG Heuer.

Duration: 00:28:50

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