Published: Mon, 23 Jan 2017 22:26:00 +0000Copyright: © Copyright 2006-2017 Christine Blachford. All rights reserved
Mon, 23 Jan 2017 22:26:00 +0000It's the first Debrief of 2017, and what better topic to be discussing than the change of leadership for the commercial side of Formula One. Bernie Ecclestone is stepping aside at long last and letting someone else take control of the sport we know and mostly love.
Fri, 16 Dec 2016 22:50:56 +0000It's been a while since there was some sincerely shocking F1 news that made you sit up in your seat and do a double take. With Rosberg's retirement, it's only natural we took time out to talk about it, so coming up on this show, we accept the challenge of a listener, ponder outside bets for Mercedes, and the possibility of a fabulous 2017.
Thu, 24 Nov 2016 20:43:09 +0000Back home following F1's impressive outing in Brazil, intrepid globetrotter Joe Saward checks in to ponder all the comings and all the goings within the sport. From the quest for an epic TV showdown, to finding the right person to run McLaren and all points in between, we present this packed podcast to take you to the grand finale in Abu Dhabi this weekend.
Fri, 11 Nov 2016 23:38:00 +0000On this show we discuss robot drivers, genius suggestions, and get replaced by a better podcaster. Two of our favourite people have been talking about similar topics to do with F1, so we thought we'd get in on the act. Following on from a fabulous guest spot by Giggles, we discuss what F1 is missing at the moment and how we can get it back.
Sun, 06 Nov 2016 15:05:00 +0000Two races from the end of the Formula 1 season, we grab Joe for a quick chat to discuss 2016's imminent conclusion. Before we cover what might yet happen, we look back on what did go down in Mexico, on the judgement calls that had to be made, the shortcut that probably wasn't and listening to radio messages in context.
Sat, 08 Oct 2016 00:02:00 +0100F1 Debrief makes a welcome and musical return to talk about all things lyrical. This week we're discussing the curious case of the missing McLarens, the prancing horse with no name and why some drivers are just phoning it in.
Sun, 25 Sep 2016 16:00:00 +0100With the sport turned on its head following news of Liberty Media's takeover, we track down Joe between long haul flights to grab his thoughts on all matters Formula 1. We discuss who's been wandering around as if they own the place, saying goodbye to a ghastly bunch of people and why working together makes things better. Plus there's talk about pushing revenue upwards, the demolition of pay television and squeezing just a few more races into the calendar.
Thu, 09 Jun 2016 20:35:18 +0100The championship battle is hotting up and with the always dramatic Canadian Grand Prix around the corner, Joe Saward drops a new mic into the F1 discussion. On the agenda today, we talk about a very big deal in Montreal and the polite way to handle an embargo, an FIA licence for everyone, plus driver lock-in clauses and why the market currently depends on Räikkönen.
Sat, 07 May 2016 13:45:55 +0100In a short break between the opening races and the start of the European season, Joe catches up on all the comings and the goings within the F1 bubble.
Mon, 07 Mar 2016 19:50:20 +0000After just one show, the feedback came flooding in, so here we are with a collection of emails, tweets and voicemails to discuss the change to the qualifying format as well as Red Bull's paint job, Kimi Räikkönen's answer to everything and taking the first step on the journey to better head protection.
Fri, 26 Feb 2016 20:43:00 +0000Sidepodcast returns for a new year of podcasting, starting with a discussion on the big news this week - the potential changes to qualifying. Whilst the exact details are still unknown, we delve into the topic with relish, pondering how on the face of it the changes seem minimal but as you dig deeper, you find many people who will be affected by these session structure tweaks.
Fri, 15 Jan 2016 11:21:56 +0000Kicking off 2016 with an in depth look at what's going on behind the scenes in F1 right now, journalist Joe Saward tackles the sport's most critical questions head on.
Sat, 28 Nov 2015 16:16:43 +0000With but one race left to tick off the 2015 F1 calendar, Joe calls in to tackle the pressing subjects and storylines of the moment. Both championships might well be signed and sealed at this point, but there is still much to discuss about this year and next.
Fri, 24 Jul 2015 21:59:00 +0100Bridging the gap between a missing GP and the summer break, Joe stops by to catch us up on the latest goings on in the F1 paddock. Top topics include the strategy group without a strategy, Renault's competing engine programs, treating the sport like a cash machine and the best option for Williams.
Fri, 15 May 2015 20:52:00 +0100Sidepodcast's 2015 break takes a break of its own as we hustle a quick podcast out the door regarding the FIA's recent statement of a potential refuelling return. As big fans of refuelling before it departed, we now discuss our mixed reactions to the possibility of a return and ponder just what the governing body are thinking with their latest batch of changes to the sport.
Fri, 08 May 2015 19:29:00 +0100Briefly back home after enjoying the opening four races, Joe checks in to evaluate the state of Formula One in 2015. Conversation spans subjects as diverse as the manipulation of TV coverage, the appalling efforts of Renault marketing and why Manor's best is more than good enough.
Sat, 21 Feb 2015 20:00:00 +0000Hello friends, and welcome to the omnibus edition of the second series of F1 Circuits Past and Present, a show that takes a closer look at some of the highlights of the Formula One calendar throughout the sport’s history. These seven short shows were originally released one-a-day for a week, but have now been gathered together for a longer listen. Enjoy!
Sat, 14 Feb 2015 17:16:00 +0000Welcome to F1 Circuits Past and Present, the Sidepodcast mini series that takes a closer look at tracks that have hosted the pinnacle of motorsport across the years. This is the final episode, and so to finish we’re narrowing our gaze at an absolutely classic track, one that really lifts the spirits and makes each race it hosts an event to behold.
Fri, 13 Feb 2015 19:12:00 +0000Hello and welcome to the sixth episode of F1 Circuits Past and Present, a second series of the miniseries brought to you by Sidepodcast. We’ve covered old and new, with a focus on the old, but now it’s time to look at the returning. Formula One’s calendar for 2015 features a race that was previously on the calendar, and is making a comeback.
Thu, 12 Feb 2015 19:34:00 +0000You’re listening to the Sidepodcast mini series F1 Circuits Past and Present, a second series that looks closely at tracks that have hosted the sport across the years. This is the fifth episode, and time to look at a classic track that has made an impressive name for itself despite featuring on the calendar on only two occasions.