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Everyone's second-favourite F1 podcast, recorded in a pub. Once you've heard the facts, join Cheeka, Terry and Phill for their review of every grand prix.Formula 1 needs fixing - and For F1's Sake are the ones to fix it. Definitely.

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Everyone's second-favourite F1 podcast, recorded in a pub. Once you've heard the facts, join Cheeka, Terry and Phill for their review of every grand prix.Formula 1 needs fixing - and For F1's Sake are the ones to fix it. Definitely.

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I can't be arsed to give you a pint

By DrasticXplorer - Jun 27 2019
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So have a review instead. Also keep doing the episodes in pubs. Makes them unique

Hilarious and mildly informative

By twf16 - Sep 12 2017
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The group is always funny and you may even learn a little about F1.

iTunes Ratings

54 Ratings
Average Ratings
47
3
1
1
2

I can't be arsed to give you a pint

By DrasticXplorer - Jun 27 2019
Read more
So have a review instead. Also keep doing the episodes in pubs. Makes them unique

Hilarious and mildly informative

By twf16 - Sep 12 2017
Read more
The group is always funny and you may even learn a little about F1.
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For F1's Sake

Latest release on Dec 19, 2019

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Everyone's second-favourite F1 podcast, recorded in a pub. Once you've heard the facts, join Cheeka, Terry and Phill for their review of every grand prix.Formula 1 needs fixing - and For F1's Sake are the ones to fix it. Definitely.

Rank #1: FF1S.16.01 Super-softs, gravel and language Timothy - Australian Grand Prix

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Cheeka, Terry and Phill return to the pub to expertly dissect and discuss the Australian Grand Prix, free from the shackles of actual expertise. New, terrible qualifying rules! Massive crashes that we can joke about because no one was hurt! The usual petty squabbles between grown men who should really know better!

If you like the show, you should tell people about it, and leave us a review on our iTunes page. We will be eternally grateful.

Mar 22 2016

42mins

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Rank #2: FF1S.19.18 - House of the rising Hamilton - Mexican Grand Prix

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There was a party down Mexico way, but despite having the fastest car (again), Ferrari conspired to throw away a guaranteed win (again). Hamilton won the race but isn’t champion yet. Can Bottas bring it back? No, don’t be silly. Cheeka, Phill and Terry dial in to catch up on the fun in Mexico City, as well as all the other entertaining tedium that F1 churns out when it’s not on track.

Nov 01 2019

40mins

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Rank #3: Testing 01: new cars, new rules, same problems

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We’ve seen the new cars, the new drivers and the new issues that will probably form the backbone of complaints and controversies this year. Join Cheeka, Terry and Phill as they look back at the first test of 2016 and speculate wildly about what it all means for the new Formula 1 season.

Mar 02 2016

31mins

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Rank #4: BONUS: The Predictor Table, analysed

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New episode next week, but in the meantime, here’s a bonus episode in which Cheeka, Phill and Terry run down our fantasy predictor chart thing - and we find out what happened to Terry in an alleyway in 1997.

Apr 15 2016

17mins

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Rank #5: Preseason 02: For Everything Else's Sake

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While the Formula 1 teams faff about trying to get their cars ready for 2016, here’s a chat we had with someone who actually knows about motorsport. Like, properly. Jake Yorath has worked across a whole bunch of disciplines - from sports cars to Formula E - so we plied him with drink and asked him about the the world outside F1, to see if we were missing anything worthwhile.

Feb 19 2016

33mins

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Rank #6: FF1S.18.04 Raging Bulls - Azerbaijan Grand Prix

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Who would have thought Azerbaijan would turn out to be a future classic Grand Prix venue? Cheeka, Phill and Terry pick through the bits of carbon fibre as they attempt to analyse the Baku race. Bottas hits a rogue shard, the Red Bulls hit each other and Grosjean hits the ghost of Marcus Ericsson in an entertainingly chaotic race that makes for entertainingly defamatory debate.

May 01 2018

47mins

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Rank #7: FF1S.19.01 - Why does it always drain on me? - Australian Grand Prix

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The Australian Grand Prix threw up plenty of surprises, not least Valtteri Bottas remembering how to drive and chuck the F-bomb around rather liberally. But some things never change, and Williams were reassuringly shit. Cheeka, Phill and Terry mull the outwash from Albert Park with all their usual insight and professionalism. That is, not much.

Mar 20 2019

35mins

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Rank #8: US Grand Prix: Capgate, Kimi vs Rolex & Formula E explained

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Was Austin the greatest race of the year? The team thinks so, and rambles incoherently about Capgate, Kimi’s battle with a Rolex sign and whether Hamilton and Rosberg should have an actual, physical fight. Plus, Terry takes a look into the zany world of Formula E and we discuss whether having two different engine specs is a good idea for the sport.

Oct 28 2015

59mins

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Rank #9: Italian Grand Prix: Tyre Pressure, Bad Engines and Worse Hair

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On this edition of For F1’s Sake, the team takes a look at Lewis Hamilton’s new haircut and Nico Rosberg’s expensive barbecue - just two of the highlights from the 2015 Italian Grand Prix.

We’ll talk unexpected tyre pressures, a plethora of penalties, unfastened engine covers and how McLaren and Honda are falling out in a big way. Also, swearing. Yay!

Sep 12 2015

44mins

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Rank #10: FF1S.18.03 Double Stack To The Future - Chinese Grand Prix

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Copy books were blotted, stacks were doubled and easy wins were thrown away. It could only have been the Chinese Grand Prix, or perhaps quite a few other races.

Cheeka, Phill and Terry talk about the inevitable disasters that befell most of the grid, apart from Daniel Riccardo, and there’s a very sweary quiz. F*ck yeah.

Apr 17 2018

37mins

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Rank #11: Russian Grand Prix: Putin, Perez & special guest Nigel Mansell

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In a bumper episode 6, the team looks back on the Russian Grand Prix - the thrills, spills and overtakes that were never going to work in a million years Kimi, you muppet. We also preview the Race Of Champions and rage against current F1 rules. Oh, and there's a special guest appearance from ACTUAL NIGEL MANSELL. Really.

Oct 17 2015

53mins

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Rank #12: FF1S.15.12 - Mumma Mia, Here We Go Again - Hungarian Grand Prix

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There are too many races, and everyone is on holiday. So whilst we await Cheeka, Terry & Phill's verdict on Hungary (due any week now), here's the first ever Hungary episode we ever did - in fact, the first FF1S we ever did - in all its embarrassing 2015 glory. Enjoy.

Jul 31 2018

36mins

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Rank #13: FF1S.17.08 - Baku Life, Baku Reality - Azerbaijan Grand Prix

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Baku was all set to be dull as ditchwater, but then everything went fucking ridiculous. Cheeka, Phill and Terry look back at a topsy-turvey Azerbaijan Grand Prix and talk about Lance Stroll as F1's new saviour, Vettel as Satan himself and why Force India's new name is just as shit as the current one.

Jun 30 2017

50mins

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Rank #14: Preseason 01 - The Wrong Orange - 2017 Cars Special

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Cheeka, Phill and Terry are back in the pub to catch up on what's been going in the world of F1. And then mock it relentlessly. The 2017 cars, Bernie's departure and Manor's demise are all discussed, and we promise never to mention Nico Rosberg again.

Feb 25 2017

39mins

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Rank #15: Singapore Grand Prix: Hamilton off the podium and a weird man on the track

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It was all change at Singapore as the Mercedeseses floundered and an imbecile vaulted the fence in a misguided attempt to improve his selfie game. And now he’s in jail.

Amid all that, Sebastian Vettel took us back to the old school to dominate the race and bring back The Finger. We look back at all the Marina Bay goings on and ruminate on the future of Lotus, Renault and Jenson Button. Plus, with the driver market in full swing, Terry updates us on his hill starts. PODCAST GOLD.

Sep 23 2015

40mins

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Rank #16: FF1S.16.22 - The Year of the Quitters - Season Review 2016

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And so 2016 stumbles blindly to a close, and as per usual F1 is all over the place in so many ways. But there were plenty of things to talk about during the season, so Cheeka, Phill and Terry do precisely that, mixing beer-fuelled analysis with FACTS about what happened on and off the track.

Dec 22 2016

44mins

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Rank #17: Japanese Grand Prix: conspiracies, colds and EU complaints

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In the aftermath of the Japanese Grand Prix, Cheeka Eyers, Phill Tromans and Terry Saunders talk about Mercedes’ revival, Red Bull’s disasters and Will Stevens, the new King of Drift.

Plus, the fallout from VW Group’s mass swindling, the European Union’s investigation into F1’s dodgy dealings and why Terry will be on TV, drinking tea.

Oct 01 2015

42mins

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Rank #18: FF1S.17.07 - I Like Pert Nipples And I Cannot Lie - Canadian Grand Prix

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Stroll got points, Palmer didn't crash and Ferrari weren't competitive. It was all change in Canada, apart from at McLaren, where Honda were still shit. Cheeka, Phill and Terry.com analyse all the action from the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve, announce the winner of our story competition, and reflect on their own brush with greatness at the Motor Sport Hall of Fame.

Jun 13 2017

51mins

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Rank #19: FF1S.17.10 - I'm Saving All My Tyres…. For You - British Grand Prix

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Lewis Hamilton, the villain of F1 Live but the hero of Silverstone, wins the British Grand Prix, and it all goes to shit for Jolyon Palmer, as per usual. Cheeka, Phill and Terry reflect on the boredom and excitement of the race, Ferrari's exploding tyres and all the usual bollocks.

Oh, you may have noticed: this podcast contains SWEARS.

Jul 19 2017

45mins

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Rank #20: FF1S.16.11 - Screw You, Blue Flags - Hungarian Grand Prix

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Monotony, radio rage and flag fuckwittery - the Hungarian Grand Prix had it all. Cheeka, Phill and Terry talk swearing, middle fingers and ill-advised improv as they look back at all the fallout from the Hungaroring.

Jul 26 2016

43mins

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FF1S.19.22a - Happy Xmas (The Season is Over) - Season Review 2019

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It's time to drink what's left of your beer money as Cheeka, Terry and Phill are joined by special guest Jack Nicholls to review the year in F1. What does the BBC commentator *really* think of the 2019 season? How much money will Terry end up donating to the Dog's Trust? And what special news will Phill share with us all? Find out within....

Dec 19 2019

58mins

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FF1S.19.22b - I Wish It Could Be The Off-Season Every Day - Season Review 2019

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It's part two of our season review - where things get drunker and there's much discussion of Jack's Airbnb experience in Toronto, Terry reveals our MOTMOTFF1SSPOTYOTMOD2019OTY2019 and Phill shares some more lovely news.

If you've loved listening to us this season, and would like more in 2020 - buy us a pint! Some of it actually goes on making the show. Donate at ff1s.com/pintpintpint

Dec 19 2019

33mins

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FF1S.19.21 - Sainz, Sealed, Delivered, I'm Sixth - Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

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This is how the season ends. Not with a bang, but with a deathly boring procession around Yas Marina, livened only by a DRS failure and Lando Norris crying. Still, it eases us into the off season, eh? Cheeka, Phill and Terry gather around the microphones to discuss the snoozefest that was the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, and we give our nominations for the FF1S Sports Personality Of The Year Of the Match of Driving Of The Year. 2019.

Dec 06 2019

53mins

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FF1S.19.20 - I’m Screaming In The Pit Lane - Brazilian Grand Prix

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The Brazilian Grand Prix was all set to be a relatively unremarkable end-of-season snoozefest, until all hell broke loose towards the end of the race. Cheeka, Phill and Terry talk through Ferrari’s farce, Bottas’ smokey bum and a very weird podium, and also announce their Man of the Match of Driving (MotMoD).

Nov 21 2019

50mins

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FF1S.19.19 - I’m gonna six you up - US Grand Prix

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The battle is over. Valtteri Bottas won the US Grand Prix, but no one cared because Lewis Hamilton won his sixth world title and the rest of F1 2019 doesn’t matter anymore. Cheeka, Phill and Terry forensically dissect the goings on at the Circuit of the Americas and ask a variety of silly questions, while drinking beer. Some things never change.

Nov 06 2019

48mins

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FF1S.19.18 - House of the rising Hamilton - Mexican Grand Prix

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There was a party down Mexico way, but despite having the fastest car (again), Ferrari conspired to throw away a guaranteed win (again). Hamilton won the race but isn’t champion yet. Can Bottas bring it back? No, don’t be silly. Cheeka, Phill and Terry dial in to catch up on the fun in Mexico City, as well as all the other entertaining tedium that F1 churns out when it’s not on track.

Nov 01 2019

40mins

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FF1S.19.17 - False Start My Heart - Japanese Grand Prix

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Not even a typhoon could stop Ferrari ballsing up yet another certain win and Mercedes won all of the championships at Suzuka. Cheeka, Phill and Terry look back on LeClerc's Verstappen-like attack on Verstappen, Vettel's false start that wasn't and Bottas pulling out his annual good performance, as well as all the other nonsense that happened in Japan.

Oct 18 2019

47mins

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FF1S.19.16 - Virtual Safety Car Insanity - Russian Grand Prix

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The Russian Grand Prix was notable mostly for Ferrari returning to their time-honoured tradition of shooting themselves in the foot, this time with the added bonus of an internal wrangle between Charles Leclerc and Sebastian Vettel. Cheeka, Phill and Terry reflect on Sochi and catch up on the rest of the F1 news, including McLaren going back to Honda. Sorry, Renault. Sorry, Mercedes.

Oct 04 2019

42mins

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FF1S.19.15 - The First Undercut is the Deepest - Singapore Grand Prix

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Singapore was a dull race, or WAS IT? Yes. But also a bit interesting thanks to internal Ferrari wrangling, Vettel being good again (maybe), Leclerc being a whiner and Mercedes not being on the podium. Phill and Terry are joined by guest host and professional Cheeka impersonator Cameron Tait to trawl through the Singapore Grand Prix and see what nuggets they can find. It's like a normal podcast, except in the dark.

Sep 27 2019

46mins

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FF1S.19.14 - Sainz of the Times - Italian Grand Prix

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Monza had it all: hilarious qualifying snafus, an epic battle between the old master and the new young padawan, and some comically poor driving by Sebastian Vettel. Cheeka, Phill and Terry discuss the Italian Grand Prix, drink only water and lament the loss of Rich Energy from the sport.

Sep 12 2019

1hr 3mins

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FF1S.19.13 - Le Clerc-ing Class Hero - Belgian Grand Prix

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After a very sad weekend at the Belgian Grand Prix, Cheeka, Phill and Terry reflect on the racing and the other events at Spa-Francorchamps, as well as all the silly season changes over the summer break.

Sep 06 2019

42mins

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FF1S.19.12 - Hungary Like The Wolf - Hungarian Grand Prix

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We've bought another round of drinks, and run inside to escape a pub quiz and reflect on the Hungarian Grand Prix, where everything returned to normal. Hamilton won, Verstappen wasn't far behind, and Bottas did nothing for his career prospects. Cheeka, Phill and Terry go through the various talking points from the Hungaroring, and there's an international Fact Off.

Aug 09 2019

35mins

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FF1S.19.11 - Slide Away - German Grand Prix

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Better late than never, it’s a special two-part episode looking back first at the rain-soaked and slippery German Grand Prix, where everyone crashed and Lance Stroll took the lead. Weird. Then after a short interlude and an incident-packed truck journey to Budapest, Cheeka, Phill and Terry will reflect on the Hungarian Grand Prix. But more on that later.

Aug 09 2019

49mins

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FF1S.19.10 - Vettel Be The Day - British Grand Prix

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FF1S.19.10 - Vettel Be The Day - British Grand Prix by Cheeka, Terry & Phill

Jul 15 2019

1hr 5mins

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FF1S.19.09 - I was born under a Hondaing Star - Austrian Grand Prix

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After the snoozefest that was France, the Austrian Grand Prix delivered in spades with a very exciting race between two very excitable children. Cheeka and Terry talk about Spielberg's best action since Jurassic Park, and Phill pops in from on location to have his say as well. Plus there's a quiz and stuff.

Jul 04 2019

51mins

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FF1S.19.08 - Never Mind the Bollards - French GP

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The French Grand Prix was a shambles with hardly any entertainment value at all, which aligns very well with this podcast. With both Cheeka and Producer Matt on holiday, Phill and Terry hamfistedly wrestle a recorder to bring you all the news and reaction from Paul Ricard. Overwhelming evidence suggests it’ll be brilliant.

Jun 27 2019

52mins

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FF1S.19.07 - We could be Pirros, just for one day - Canadian Grand Prix

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Ferrari mess it up again! OR DO THEY? Phill, Terry and reserve/test presenter Alex Goy discuss the Canadian Grand Prix, where Vettel threw a hissy fit and Hamilton won again, even though he didn’t. Who was right? Who was wrong? We’ll find out, and we’ve also got some fascinating facts about Canada that even Emanuele Pirro can’t argue with.

Jun 13 2019

47mins

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FF1S.19.06 - The Whiner Takes It All - Monaco Grand Prix

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Depending on who you ask, the 2019 Monaco Grand Prix was either a tense, exciting affair or a dull, predictable procession. But at least everyone managed to qualify, unlike McLaren and Fernando Alonso at the Indy 500. Cheeka, Phill and Terry discuss these things and more, including the very sad departure of Niki Lauda. Oh, and there’s an extra-refreshing edition of the Fact Off.

May 29 2019

47mins

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FF1S.19.05 - Bye Bye Spainy, Spainy Goodbye - Spainish Grand Prix

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The Spanish Grand Prix happened, was rubbish and now Barcelona is dead and gone forever. Cheeka, Phill and Terry hail the new Dutch Grand Prix and reflect on a snoozefest in Catalunya. Also there’s another Fact off. FAAAAAAACT.

May 16 2019

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FF1S.19.04 - Baku into the USSR - Azerbaijan Grand Prix

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The Azerbaijan Grand Prix is always exciting, except that first year and also this year, when all the fun happened in practice and qualifying. Cheeka, Phill and Terry discuss why the race was as dull as uncovered drainwater, and also reveal some very exciting new visual t-shirt designs that work very well on an audio podcast.

May 01 2019

54mins

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iTunes Ratings

54 Ratings
Average Ratings
47
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1
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2

I can't be arsed to give you a pint

By DrasticXplorer - Jun 27 2019
Read more
So have a review instead. Also keep doing the episodes in pubs. Makes them unique

Hilarious and mildly informative

By twf16 - Sep 12 2017
Read more
The group is always funny and you may even learn a little about F1.