Backseat Drivers F1

Backseat Drivers F1

Backseat Drivers is the only podcast with news, breakdowns, and analysis about Formula 1 racing by two of the internet‘s least qualified hosts.


March 7, 2023 17 mins
Bahrain Grand Prix Show Notes, March 5

WOW! What a start to the 2023 season of Formula 1! There was so much to check out this weekend. From Stroll struggling to get out of his car to Aston Martin thriving in the race, all eyes were either on green or green with envy! The only thing noteworthy about Mercedes was how poorly they did. The pain was also evident for Mclaren and Ferrari. Maybe no one was suffering as much as Esteban Ocon,...
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FINALLY! It’s the 2023 #F1 season and we’re the Backseat Drivers F1 podcast, by two of the internet’s least qualified hosts!

We’re back and better than ever, depending on your perspective, because now we’re doing video podcasts and you can actually see what goofballs we are!Learn what makes us different and hear about some of our segments.We’re having fun talking Formula 1!

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Spanish Grand Prix in Barcelona Show Notes, May 24

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It’s no longer the Train in Spain! But still full of Pain! (for some anyway, ahem, Checo, Charles…). Join us as we talk about what made the news this weekend in Barcelona, from Sergio Perez getting team orders, to Ferrari suffering reliability. Plus, a bit of news about Sebastian Vettel being robbed after the race!

Theories on the Green Bull:
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May 13, 2022 34 mins
Formula One Miami Grand Prix and news

Show Notes, May 13
We’re back after a much needed vacation (sadly not to Miami to see the Grand Prix, but it was still pretty great!!). Before and after the Miami GP, there was a lot of action, so we had a lot to discuss in this week’s podcast, including our beloved #NoFilter segment and a new segment of F1 Meme of the Week and more:

James Cordon with McLaren:
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April 7, 2022 34 mins
Australian Grand Prix Albert Park Preview Show Notes, April 7, 2022

It’s already time for the Danny Ricciardo Show, we mean, the Australian Grand Prix! And nobody is more excited than Danny Ric, that loveable goofball and wine aficionado. In this podcast episode, we talk about Danny’s new drop, the changes to Albert Park, what’s going on with Audi and Porche, as well as news about Alfa Romeo, Ferrari, and more! Plus, our segment Has...
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March 23, 2022 26 mins
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The new season of Formula 1 is off to a smashing start - and no, not because of any accidents! It was an exciting weekend full of questions about sandbagging and porpoising, Red Bull vs. Mercedes vs. Ferrari, and the brilliant return of K-Mag!! We breakdown some of the 2022 F1 Bahrain GP highlights for you, as well as share some news about Toto Wolff and Christian Horner, Netflix’s Drive to Survive, and a new segment abou...
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March 16, 2022 29 mins
F1 2022 Testing Podcast - March 16, 2022

Although we’ve already been recording in 2022, we consider this the start of our Season 2 as the new 2022 F1 season starts!
It’s (almost) all about testing! How did your favourite teams do in Barcelona and Bahrain? Are you rooting for Ferrari, McLaren, Mercedes, RedBull? Who do you think will be at the front of the pack when the lights go out this weekend?
Listen to our testing recap as well as...
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F1 2022 and the Russian Invasion of Ukraine Podcast - Feb 26, 2022

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In light of the invasion of Ukraine by Russian forces, we wanted to honour the Ukrainian people by discussing the impact of the invasion on the world of Formula 1, the thoughts of some of the drivers, and what may come for the 2022 F1 season. We discuss some of the politics behind the Russian GP, Haas Racing, and the FIA.

If you can, help the Ukrainian peop...
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February 17, 2022 21 mins
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F1 2022 Car Launch Podcast - Feb 16, 2022

LAUNCH WEEK! So exciting that the 2022 car launches have started and we cover the launches to date but begin with a refresher of what makes these 2022 F1 cars so different and exciting! See the links below to check out some of these launches as presented on the SkySports website (#notanad lol)

Ted Kravits introduces the new car changes with the help of his Dyson
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February 7, 2022 24 mins
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F1 Pre-Season Podcast - Feb 7, 2022
So much to discuss ahead of the 2022 Season - from Max and Lewis news to massive changes in cars and rules, launches and testing and contracts oh my!
And our new segment of Helmut and Bernie interviews called “Hashtag No Filter”! Join us as we dive in here on Backseat Drivers F1!

Lewis Hamilton
Is he back or isn’t he? Just in case he’s not…5 Drivers who could replace Hamilton
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January 25, 2022 21 mins
F1: Where is Lewis? Jan 25, 2022
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Another jam-packed episode. The rumor mill is in high gear. (No pun intended). Join us this week where Jen and I go in search of Lewis Hamilton. Will Ocon make the move to Mercedes? What is happening with Alpine? All that and more in this episode of Backseat Drivers.

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F1 2022 News and Controversy, Jan 12, 2022

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Wow, what a jam-packed show full of news and controversy! From #OtmarSzafnauer leaving #AstonMartin to the fact that #LewisHamilton is still MIA from the media, we discuss everything that is a current hot topic in #Formula1 this week! What do you think? Will Hamilton retire from #F1? Has #MichaelMasi been fired? Keep up to date on the latest F1 news with us as we wait on the edge ...
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F1 2021 Wrap Up and Comments on #AbuDhabiGP, Jan 4, 2022

Welcome to the first Backseat Drivers #F1 #podcast of 2022! Yes, we took a long time to address the final round of the #F12021 season, partially because of the holidays and partially because of work, but here we are and we’re revving up (see what we did there?) for the 2022 season!
Join us in this 2021 Wrap Up as we discuss some, but not all of what happened at Abu Dhabi and si...
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December 11, 2021 30 mins
F1: Abu Dhabi Grand Prix 2021
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December 6, 2021 22 mins
F1: Jeddah Saudi Arabian GP
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December 3, 2021 22 mins
Jeddah Saudi Arabian GP Preview
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Today’s podcast starts on a more solemn note as we honour Sir Frank Williams, then we turn from solemn to joyful discussing everything from Romain Grosjean, to Danny Ric the tattoo artist to the legendary human being that is Sebastian Vettel, all before getting into the details of the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix.


Honouring Sir Frank Williams

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December 1, 2021 27 mins
Qatar Grand Prix Results
L. Hamilton Mercedes 1:24:28.471 25

M. Verstappen Red Bull  +25.743s 19

F. Alonso Alpine  +59.457s 15

S. Pérez Red Bull +62.306s 12

E. Ocon Alpine +80.570s 10

L. Stroll Aston Martin +81.274s 8

C. Sainz Jr. Ferrari +81.911s 6

C. Leclerc Ferrari +83.126s 4

L. Norris McLaren +1 Lap 2

S. Vettel Aston Martin +1 Lap 1

P. Gasly AlphaTauri +1 Lap 0

D. Ricciardo McLaren +1 Lap 0

Y. Tsunoda AlphaTauri +1 Lap 0

K. Räikkönen Alfa Ro...
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November 19, 2021 17 mins
Full of F1 news of the week about Antonio Giovinazzi, Lewis Hamilton, Max Verstappen, penalties, fines, racing driver career moves, and more!
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November 16, 2021 28 mins
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Nov 14, 2021

Brazilian Grand Prix Race
What a race! The Sao Paolo Grand Prix was so exciting! And meme-tastic!! Be sure to check out our Twitter (@f1_backseat) and Instagram (@BackseatDriversF1) where we share some of the best laughs. 


Valtteri Bottas contracts
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Show Notes - Brazilian Grand Prix Preview, Nov 12, 2021

Respect Martin Brundle, the King of the Grid.

Carlos is acting; we weren’t joking.

What Really Happened in the Club with Mazespin?

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