Australian GP Review | F1 Race Debriefs

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Australian GP Review | F1 Race Debriefs

The Australian GP may be  over. But Charles Leclerc is forever.

While Charles absolutely dominated, the other Ferrari did not (Carlos will be back tho). In other news, Subtle Seb Vettel returns, Fernando’s got injured thumbs, Max DNFed, George got third (& won’t let you forget), McLaren scored double points (but Lando thinks it’s short-lived), Lance Stroll is the Canadian Menace of the Week, and Alex Albon is a Tyre Whisperer (but has no idea how he managed this). Plus, a whole lot more! Let’s un-Box Box the Australian Grand Prix!

  • Digital Warmup
    • Lap 1: Guenther Steiner turns 57 (doesn’t look a day over 40)
    • Lap 2: Off-track happenings
      • Seb Vettel is back!
      • Australia loves F1 and Daniel Ricciardo
      • OOTD: Lewis Hamilton vs. Zhou Guanyu
        • Guanyu was casual with one outfit
        • Lewis rocked FOUR outfits
      • The Drivers Parade opted to replace the usual flat-bed truck with individual Shelby Cobras
      • Toto Wolff shares his thoughts on Michael Masi (again)
        • How strict is too strict for the new race directors??
      • Post-race blossoming bromances
        • Lewis Hamilton and George Russell went surfing
        • Yuki Tsunoda compares Pierre Gasly to his bf/gf. Pierre wants to talk
    • Lap 3: Box Box Inbox
      • If the team principals were housewives… Give us your best taglines! We’ll share them next week
      • An amazing Australian listener emailed us and gave us very specific coffee instructions
    • Lap 4: Mini Track Walk
      • Albert Park Circuit in Melbourne
        • History
        • Updates (widened turns, resurfaced the track, removed chicanes, and got rid of a DRS zone).
  • Race Rhyme
    • Relive the Australian GP in one minute
  • Analysis
    • Qualifying
      • Q1: Clash of the Canadians (Lance Stroll & Nicholas Latifi
      • Q2: Valtteri Bottas broke is Q3 streak
      • Q3: Fernando Alonso crashed, hurt his thumbs but is (supposedly) good to race
    • Race
      • Start – bb Charles Leclerc leads!
      • Carlos Sainz DNFs 🙁 
      • Sebastian Vettel DNFs 🙁
      • George Russell tries to out-defend Checo Perez (he fails)
      • Max Verstappen DNFs 🙁 (also teaches marshals how to locate & extinguish fires)
        • Checo shouldn’t worry tho
      • McLaren crosses the finish line together. Lots of claps for Daniel Ricciardo and Lando Norris for double points!!!
      • Lance Stroll is a Menace. 
      • Alex Albon is the new Tyre Whisperer
      • Charles Leclerc is a KING AMONGST KINGS
        • First grand slam (pole, win, fastest laps, led all laps)
  • Results
    • Driver of the Day: 
      • Official Charles Leclerc in a Ferrari
      • Honorary: Checo (for being Checo) and Alex (for scoring points on a single set of tyres!)
    • Dick in the Box Box
      • Lance Stroll
      • Max Verstappen’s power unit
  • Post-race
    • Yuki Tsunoda must eat
    • Alex Albon & Lando Norris joint interview. Lando Norris has no clue what’s happened
    • George Russell tries to out-sass Christian and fails
  • Box Box
    • See you next week for the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix!!

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