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Schumacher, Button and 20 years of F1

Prior to his move into a new career, former Autosport Media UK Editor-in-Chief Damien Smith looks back on his two decades and more in motorsport journalism. Michael Schumacher, Jenson Button, Dan Wheldon, Justin Wilson and Fernando Alonso are among the drivers discussed.

Duration: 00:46:17

Another Ferrari disaster puts Hamilton on brink of F1 crown

Sebastian Vettel is now 59 points Lewis Hamilton with 100 to play for after another disastrous race for Ferrari. Edd Straw is joined by Andrew van de Burgt and Scott Mitchell to look back at the Japanese Grand Prix and the championship implications.

Duration: 00:38:20

'Mad Max' gets what he deserves in Malaysia F1

Max Verstappen finally claimed his first F1 victory of 2017 in the Malaysian Grand Prix. But is the criticism the driver some call 'Mad Max' deserved?

Duration: 00:42:59

How Pierre Gasly got his F1 race chance

With news that Pierre Gasly will make his Formula 1 debut in place of Daniil Kvyat at Toro Rosso in the Malaysian Grand Prix, Edd Straw, Glenn Freeman and Marcus Simmons explain what Red Bull sees in the young Frenchman.

Duration: 00:24:17

Project Cars 2: a game for the real racing fan?

Glenn Freeman and Tom Errington join Edd Straw to ask what Project Cars 2 offers for the real racing enthusiast in this game review special.

Duration: 00:23:28

Did Vettel lose the F1 championship in Singapore?

The start disaster that wiped out both Ferraris and helped Lewis Hamilton win the Singapore Grand Prix is the big talking point, in particular the question of how responsible Sebastian Vettel was for causing it - and the resulting damage to his title hopes.

Duration: 00:39:44

What went wrong for McLaren-Honda?

With the official announcement that McLaren and Honda's engine partnership will end this year, we explain the many reasons why this was an alliance doomed from the start. Ben Anderson and Stuart Codling join Edd Straw to explain what went so terribly wrong.

Duration: 00:35:05

Colin McRae: 10 years on

To tie in with the 10th anniversary of Colin McRae's passing on September 15, David Evans and Colin Clark join Edd Straw to discuss the life and legacy of the 1995 World Rally champion. With contributions from David Richards, David Lapworth, Sebastien Ogier, Kris Meeke and more.

Duration: 00:56:51

Climbing the F1 ladder with Enaam Ahmed

In the first edition of the Club Autosport podcast in association with Motorsport News, BRDC British F3 champion Enaam Ahmed talks about the challenges of being a junior driver looking to step up on the path to F1. Jack Benyon, Stephen Lickorish, Stefan Mackley and Jack Cozens also join Edd Straw to look at the junior single-seater scene and a new UK tin-top series.

Duration: 00:47:23

Italian GP: Hamilton's triumph, Ferrari's shambles

As Lewis Hamilton took the lead, Ferrari's Sergio Marchionne described Ferrari's weekend as a shambles. Glenn Freeman, Ben Anderson and Edd Straw ask whether that verdict is fair, and what the Italian GP result means in the battle for the world championship.

Duration: 00:39:17

Where is Alonso going now?

Fernando Alonso's plans for 2018 and Lewis Hamilton's victory in the Belgian Grand Prix are the main topics of conversation for Edd Straw, Stuart Codling and Scott Mitchell.

Duration: 00:38:22

F1 2017 game review

Glenn Freeman joins Edd Straw to review F1 2017, which is released on August 25th.

Duration: 00:22:01

How Formula E has changed motorsport

Formula E has attracted a glut of manufacturers, some big name drivers and has, in just three seasons, changed the motorsport landscape. We explain why, ask what the future holds for Formula E and review the 2017/18 season.

Duration: 00:50:14

Will Kubica Race In F1 Again?

Karun Chandhok joins Ben Anderson and Edd Straw to take a close look at the prospects of Robert Kubica making a racing return to Formula 1 following his recent test in Hungary. There's also a look back over the 2017 F1 season to date, and an explanation of why Sebastian Vettel could have his work cut out to hang on to the lead of the world championship.

Duration: 00:53:05

Nigel Roebuck on F1's closest title battle

Nigel Roebuck joins Edd Straw to look back on the sensational 1984 Formula 1 season and the battle for the world championship between Niki Lauda and Alain Prost.

Duration: 00:58:27

Did Hamilton and Mercedes make a big mistake in Hungary?

Edd Straw is joined by Stuart Codling and Ben Anderson to review the Hungarian Grand Prix and ask whether Mercedes and Lewis Hamilton made an error they might regret.

Duration: 00:42:25

F1 Film review: 'Williams'

Edd Straw and Lawrence Barretto review the documentary film 'Williams', which is released in the UK in the first week of August.

Duration: 00:16:53

F1 Driver Market Guide 2018

Alex Kalinauckas, Glenn Freeman and Ben Anderson join Edd Straw to discuss the Formula 1 driver market

Duration: 01:01:28

Does Mercedes have Ferrari beaten after British GP win?

Mercedes was always expected to have the upper hand at Silverstone, but the advantage over Ferrari Lewis Hamilton had on his way to victory was surprisingly big. Lawrence Barretto and Ben Anderson join Edd Straw to explain what this means for the 2017 season.

Duration: 00:48:46

Bottas's Austria victory and Kubica's comeback chances

Edd Straw is joined by Anthony Rowlinson and Stuart Codling to discuss Valtteri Bottas's Austrian Grand Prix victory and the prospects for a Robert Kubica comeback

Duration: 00:32:30

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