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By Christine Blachford | Grand Prix motor sport coverage

Ricciardo, Bottas and Stroll finish on podium after crazy Baku race // Bitesize Formula One news

00:01:00<p>Slow<p>Size 1.1 MB<br>• Download minute1879.mp3<p>It’s impossible to summarise the Azerbaijan Grand Prix in one minute so here are the main things you …

Auto Racing

Race highlights - Azerbaijan 2017 // Chaos reigns in Baku from start to red flag to finish

Hey there fact fans, welcome to live coverage of the Azerbaijan Grand Prix!<p>You're all geared up and eagerly anticipating this one, aren't you? Yes? …

Auto Racing

Verstappen goes fastest, and crashes, in Baku practice // Bitesize Formula One news

00:01:00<p>Slow<p>Size 1.1 MB<br>• Download minute1877.mp3<p>First practice in Azerbaijan was dominated by Sergio Pérez, who crashed his Force India into the …

Auto Racing

Monisha Kaltenborn steps down as Sauber team principal // Bitesize Formula One news

00:01:00<p>Slow<p>Size 1.1 MB<br>• Download minute1876.mp3<p>Monisha Kaltenborn has been a mainstay at Sauber for many years, and has seen the team through several …

Selection box - Stronger and more influential // Yet more interesting output from the powers that be

We're gearing up for a weekend in Azerbaijan, where the racing is not expected to be up to scratch but still, the sport can always surprise us. in …

Race information - Azerbaijan 2017 // Back to Baku for another twisting street circuit event

Much of the attention in recent days has been on the FIA's calendar announcement for next season, with a bumper schedule groaning at the seams. …

Auto Racing

2018 calendar confirms return of France and German races // Bitesize Formula One news

00:01:00<p>Slow<p>Size 1.1 MB<br>• Download minute1875.mp3<p>The World Motorsport Council have signed off on the 2018 F1 calendar, a lot earlier than normal, and …

World Motor Sport Council

So it's Rubens... and someone else - Christine's Rankings, Week 14 // Equal second place as the competition heats up

NFL

Selection box - Not everybody can be a winner // Reviewing the Canadian race on track and on the water

There was quite a lot to talk about following the Canadian Grand Prix - the team orders debate sparked up again, a discussion over which teams are …

Auto Racing

Pink panthers on the prowl // Force India impress but did pitwall blow golden podium chance?

A Formula One fan since he was six, back while Häkkinen and Schumacher were having many an epic battle, Adam has seen a great deal. From German …

Auto Racing

Not my cup of tea - Christine's Rankings, Week 13 // A bumper edition of rankings after Canadian GP antics

Hamilton wins lonely race as Force India teammates disagree // Bitesize Formula One news

00:01:00<p>Slow<p>Size 1.1 MB<br>• Download minute1874.mp3<p>Lewis Hamilton led away from pole, remained out front for every lap and took a comfortable race victory …

Auto Racing

Spins dominate the day for Canadian Friday practice // Bitesize Formula One news

00:01:00<p>Slow<p>Size 1.1 MB<br>• Download minute1872.mp3<p>A lack of grip and confusion over the best car setup were complaints heard throughout the day in …

Auto Racing

Race information - Canada 2017 // All you need to know for the fun in Montreal

Where Monaco has popularity going for it but a race track that fails to deliver in terms of spectacular racing, Montreal manages to combine both …

Experience won this time - Christine's Rankings, Week 12 // A new leader makes it a three-way fight for the top spot

College Football

Selection box - There’s nothing like a good conspiracy theory in F1 // Celebrating Monaco madness and F1's attitude changes

Naturally, this week's selection of links from around the motorsport web have a handful of discussions about Fernando Alonso's appearance in the Indy …

Auto Racing

For you guys, this is normal

<b>Alonso charms the crowds with Indy 500 thank you speech</b>If you saw any of the Indy 500 action this past weekend, you'll know two thinks about how …

Indy 500

The Professor gives Hülkenberg a lesson // Renault continue to celebrate their 40th anniversary

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Monaco Grand Prix

I'm gonna pee in your seat - Christine's Rankings, Week 11 // Button and Alonso steal all the attention in Monaco

Auto Racing

Sainz best of the rest once again // Super Saturday proves launchpad for great Toro Rosso result

A Formula One fan since he was six, back while Häkkinen and Schumacher were having many an epic battle, Adam has seen a great deal. From German …

Auto Racing

The importance of role models in motorsport // Making an impact at Indy with Mann, Adams and Fisher

If you managed to look past the wave of Fernando Alonso hype that dominated this year's Indianapolis 500, one of the more impressive stories was the …

Motorsport

She'll be back! // F1 podcasting with artificial intelligence

One of the trickiest problems we have struggled to resolve at Sidepodcast is how to produce timely news podcasts when Mrs Christine is unwell. I lack …

Artificial Intelligence

I find your lack of pace disturbing // Renault join forces with Star Wars to celebrate 40 years

We've often seen film and F1 tie-ups in the Monaco paddock, but this year it was Renault that went all Hollywood ahead of the race, joining forces …

Auto Racing

Race highlights - Monaco 2017 // Get play by play coverage of the sixth round of the season

Hello F1 friends, welcome to the Monaco Grand Prix weekend. It's sunny, it's beautiful, there are boats, what more can you ask?<p>It's been an exciting …

Auto Racing

F1 Debrief - Insanity personified in a circle // Bringing out the big guns to talk all things Indy 500

00:39:36<p>Slow<p>Following the feedback we received after our last show, we have attempted to rectify the situation by getting the experts in to talk all …

Fernando Alonso

Selection box - It is a spectacle to behold // Building up to the weekend of IndyCar and Monaco

The big motorsport weekend is upon us with Alonso revving his engines over in the US for the IndyCar series and the rest of the F1 population …

'Rich kid' Lance Stroll continues to infuriate by blaming Monaco crash on PlayStation game

Few in Formula One have encapsulated the callowness of youth as memorably as Lance Stroll. Not content with earning his place at this level thanks to his fashion mogul father’s billions, or dismissing any objective critics of his driving as “haters”, the 18-year-old Canadian tried to excuse his …

Auto Racing

Hamilton turns assistant for Cars 3 cameo // The next big screen adventure for F1 star

Lewis Hamilton has a history of making cameos in Pixar's Cars film series, and with the upcoming third outing of Lightning McQueen in Cars 3, it …

Stroll’s struggles continue with Monaco Free Practice crash // Bitesize Formula One news

00:01:00<p>Slow<p>Size 1.1 MB<br>• Download minute1865.mp3<p>First practice on Thursday in Monaco was dominated by the sight of drivers locking up and pushing the …