Episodes
On this years final episode of 'News from the Nerds' - James is joined by Abby, Bridge and Sam as they cover the top five news stories from the past week, including: Binotto is out, what's next for Ferrari? Ferrari confirmed the departure of Team Principal Mattia Binotto from the team leaving the team principal seat empty heading into 2023. With the likes of Frederik Vasseur and even Christian Horner's name being thrown in the ring, who will replace Binotto? And what do they have to do to...
Published 11/30/22
This week on the Cut to the Race Podcast, host Oli and his panel of Abby, Sam and James M tackle the first half of the 2022 season review. In this episode, it’s the bottom seven teams from Constructors’ Championship and their drivers. Who exceeded expectations, who failed to deliver, and what can we expect from their respective 2023s? Quiz ’22 This week’s quiz is all things 2022. How closely was the panel paying attention this season, as they try to count everything from drivers to...
Published 11/28/22
This week on News from the Nerds, host James M is joined by Abby, Sam and James P as the panel break down the latest developments in the world of F1 in the first show of the F1-post season. No Bull in a China Shop It looks like the Chinese Grand Prix will not be returning for 2023. It’s not yet confirmed by F1, but has it been heading this way for some time? Will the round be replaced, and will the calendar be further tweaked to take advantage of these...
Published 11/23/22
This week on the Cut to the Race podcast, Oli is joined by James M, Abby and Sam to discuss the final race weekend of the year - the 2022 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. There were mixed emotions throughout the weekend. Whether you were a Lewis Hamilton fan having to relive the events of the previous year, or a fan of any of the four departing drivers (some permanently, some perhaps not) - Daniel Ricciardo, Mick Schumacher, Nicholas Latifi and four-time world champion Sebastian Vettel. Together, the...
Published 11/21/22
News from the Nerds: On this week’s show, James is joined by Abby, Catherine and Sam to discuss the top five news pieces from the past week including: Binotto out, Vasseur in? After Ferrari’s promising start to 2022, things haven’t gone the Scuderia’s way with many blunders and consequently rumours are growing about Mattia Binotto leaving Ferrari with Fred Vasseur replacing him. https://www.formulanerds.com/features/are-binottos-days-at-ferrari-numbered/ Schumacher out, Hulkenberg in? Haas...
Published 11/16/22
This week on the Cut to the Race podcast, Host Oli is joined by James M, Abby and Sam as the quartet dissect the Sao Paulo Grand Prix, held at the legendary Interlagos in Brazil + Oli plays quizmaster again as he tests the knowledge of the group. Will the trio fare as well as in previous weeks, or will they come up short this time? Arguably the race weekend of the season, each meaningful session provided action and surprises. From first-time pole-sitters to first time winners, there is simply...
Published 11/14/22
On this week’s show, James is joined by Abby and Sam as well as the familiar face of Bridge to discuss the top news stories, including: FIA take action against online abuse Online abuse is sadly a topic of the paddock after an FIA official has been a victim of targeted abuse, which has prompted the FIA President to release a statement and share the FIA’s actions to combat it. The panel discuss the events that have occurred and what they think the FIA can do to combat it. F1 arrives in Las...
Published 11/09/22
ASTON SIGNS ANOTHER CHAMPION Stoffel Vandoorne has signed with Aston Martin as a test and reserve driver, joining Felipe Drugovich. The panel discuss Vandoorne's new venture, what that means for Aston Martin and where it leaves the empty Haas seat and Nico Hulkenberg. They also touch on Daniel Ricciardo's confirmation that he won't be driving in F1 next year and whether Mercedes is the route to...
Published 11/02/22
On this week’s Cut to the Race Podcast, Oli is joined by Abby, James and Sam for their review of the Mexico City Grand Prix. Formula 1 headed to Mexico with both championships settled, but there is still plenty to play for elsewhere. Sergio Pérez and Charles Leclerc still locked in a close battle for second in the championship - with the former also hoping for a first-ever win on home soil - whilst Max Verstappen was looking for a record-breaking 14th victory of the season. The panel discuss...
Published 10/31/22
News From The Nerds | The Motorsport News Show with the Top 5 News Stories EVERY Wednesday! On the show this week: *We announce the winner of our McLaren Competition* Alonso Crashgate 2.0 | Together, they discuss the escalating fallout from Alonso’s hero to zero (points) Sunday afternoon. Was his penalty fair, was it consistent, and have such matters always been policed this way? And lastly, what will the outcome ultimately be with Alpine appealing the decision? Heartbreak for Ricciardo...
Published 10/26/22
This week on the show… Our US GP Weekend Ratings - The panel give their ratings of the US Grand Prix, which saw some entertaining battles on track and Max Verstappen take his 33rd victory of his career. The Weekend's News + Practice, Quali Highlights - The quartet discuss the three big pieces of news that broke this weekend, including the passing of Red Bull’s co-founder, the negotiations Red Bull and the FIA are having over the consequences of the budget cap breach and Logan Sargeant’s...
Published 10/24/22
McLaren Competition FormulaNerds have teamed up with McLaren F1 to offer you the opportunity to win a hat signed by Lando Norris and Daniel Ricciardo To enter: Listen to this show and count how many times the name ‘McLaren’ is said in total throughout the show. Then email your answer to [email protected] Full T&Cs - https://www.formulanerds.com/podcast/newsfromthenerds/competition-time-win-a-signed-mclaren-cap-courtesy-of-formulanerds/ Welcome to News from the Nerds – your...
Published 10/19/22
On this week’s Cut to the Race Podcast, Oli is joined by James Mackenzie, James Phillips (aka The Preacher Man), Sam and Catherine to discuss the Drivers Championship this year. We discuss: The season's battle for the title between Verstappen Vs Leclerc How Leclerc and Ferrari lost points and the mistakes that lost the title The greatest moments of the season so far Redbull's performance compared to Ferrari How Perez and Sainz have performed so far this year. Keep up to date with all...
Published 10/16/22
Welcome to News from the Nerds - your midweek news show brought to you by the FormulaNerds. On this week’s show James M, Abby, Catherine and James P discuss: CRISIS POINT FOR WSERIES We unpack the sad news that the final rounds of the 2022 W Series have been cancelled, as well as what this says about F1 and top-level motorsport https://www.formulanerds.com/news/2022-wseries-season-discontinued-investment-focus-2023/ COST CAP - WHERE DO WE GO FROM HERE? The panel has its say on the...
Published 10/12/22
On this week’s Cut to the Race Podcast, James is joined by Abby and Grace for their review of the Japanese Grand Prix. Formula One headed to Suzuka for the Japanese Grand Prix, which was a race of two halves with a red flag session in between. With a lot to unpack, the panel discuss the events leading up to Max Verstappen being crowned World Champion of 2022. With mixed conditions in the free practice sessions, the weekend was looking to be quite the show with the focus on Pierre Gasly and...
Published 10/10/22
Welcome to News from the Nerds – your midweek news show brought to you by the FormulaNerds. On this week’s show, James M, James P, Abby and Sam discuss: The 2021 Budget Cap alleged breaches: ·   Will 2021 ever end? Two teams are rumoured to have surpassed the budget cap last season, with potential championship implications. What do we know, and what do we think will come out of it? Silly season HAAS to be over soon: ·   It looks like we know who is going to AlphaTauri, depending on whether...
Published 10/06/22
On this week’s Cut to the Race Podcast, Oli is joined by Abby, James M and Sam for their review of the Singapore Grand Prix. Formula One returns to the Marina Bay circuit in Singapore for the first time since 2019, which could’ve been the championship decider. The whole weekend had mixed conditions with a lot of rain, which provided for some interesting on-track sessions. The panel touched on the free practice sessions, and the cost-cap debacle that was the talk of the weekend, before diving...
Published 10/02/22
Welcome to News from the Nerds - your midweek news show brought to you by the FormulaNerds. On this week’s show Abby, James M, James P and Catherine discuss: Six Sprint Races Confirmed: Formula One confirmed today that 2023 would see six sprint races on the calendar adding to the already-scheduled 24 races. The panel talk about the additional sprints and what this could...
Published 09/28/22
In today’s episode James, Catherine and Gracie sit down with Lucas Di Grassi to discuss all things Formula E. The first-ever formula e race winner takes a look back at his career in both Formula E and Formula 1. As Di Grassi reflected on testing, the nerds are given the technical rundown on the all-new Gen3 cars. Moving into current times and how Formula 2 can progress while giving the nerds exclusive access to this year's champion’s future. Di Grassi also took the time to talk through his...
Published 09/25/22
Welcome to News from the Nerds - your midweek news show brought to you by the FormulaNerds. On this week’s show Abby, James M, James P and Catherine discuss: 2023 calendar revealed: The FIA have released a 24 race calendar for next season, including the return of an old race, and the debut of the Las Vegas GP. We analyse what this packed schedule means for F1 in its push for Net Zero by 2030, and how the impact on the...
Published 09/21/22
Welcome to News from the Nerds - your midweek news show brought to you by the FormulaNerds. On this week’s show Abby, James M, and Sam discuss: de Vries gives Williams a headache:  Alex Albon didn't compete over the weekend of Monza after suffering from appendicitis, so Nyck de Vries stepped in and drove the Williams where he impressed the whole paddock. The panel discuss whether de Vries could replace Latifi for the team and his F1...
Published 09/15/22
This week on the Cut to the Race podcast Oli is away so Abby takes the hot seat with Grace at James to look back at the Italian Grand Prix. Max Verstappen made it his fifth victory on the trot whilst disappointing the Tifosi in the process. The race around the temple of speed has put Verstappen 116 points clear of Charles Leclerc. Sergio Perez and George Russell are not far behind. The group discuss the race weekend, the exciting start, the unusual ending and the Monza curse. They also look...
Published 09/14/22
Welcome to News from the Nerds - your midweek news show brought to you by the FormulaNerds. On this week’s show Abby, James M, James P and Catherine discuss: Deal or No Deal: The Porsche deal with Red Bull is falling through according to reports despite Porsche trademarking F1nally. The panel discuss their thoughts on the failed deal, reasons why it didn't work out and Porsche entering the sport. https://www.formulanerds.com/news/red-bull-porsche-deal-has-a-high-risk-of-collapsing/ The bad...
Published 09/07/22
This week, on the Cut to the Race Podcast, Oli, Abby and Catherine come together to discuss the Dutch GP. Max Verstappen once again please the home fans with a win that put him 109 points ahead of Charles Leclerc and Sergio Perez, who find themselves equal on 201 points. The panel also discussed McLaren’s official signing of Oscar Piastri before diving into the race weekend action. They spoke about potential moves the can see if F1 such as Pierre Gasly to Alpine. It all depends on whether...
Published 09/04/22