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Races to Remember - Canada 2011

A record breaking Grand Prix in so many crazy ways

Sidepodcast: Races to Remember - Canada 2011

by Christine Blachford

Hello and welcome to the final episode in the second series of Races to Remember. We’ve had a good run, haven’t we? Reliving the best races that F1 has to offer, particularly those that have been statistically significant or radically record-breaking. This is our last of seven shows and we’re looking at a race that broke its way into the record books in a number of different ways. We’re talking longest, most safety cars, most pit stops for a winner, every kind of crazy you can think of. You know the race I’m talking about, it’s Canada 2011.

Races to Remember - United States West 1983

The tyres play a big part and McLaren reap the Michelin benefits

Sidepodcast: Races to Remember - United States West 1983

by Christine Blachford

Welcome to Races to Remember, a mini series brought to you by Sidepodcast. Across the course of seven short shows, we’re looking at some of the more memorable and record-breaking races that have occurred in Formula One’s vast history. We’ve already completed five recaps, so now it’s time for the sixth and today it’s the United States Grand Prix West of 1983.

Races to Remember - South Africa 1962

F1 rocks up to the Prince George Circuit in December

Sidepodcast: Races to Remember - South Africa 1962

by Christine Blachford

Hello and welcome, you’re listening to Races to Remember, a mini series brought to you by Sidepodcast. During this second series of memorable races, we’re looking specifically at those which have broken records or stood out because they are the longest, the shortest, the highest or the lowest. So far, we’ve looked at a number of different feats, but today’s is slightly different. It’s the South African Grand Prix of 1962.

Races to Remember - Europe 1997

Qualifying gets close and the racing gets competitive

Sidepodcast: Races to Remember - Europe 1997

by Christine Blachford

Welcome to Races to Remember, a mini series brought to you by Sidepodcast, recapping some of the more memorable events from the vast history of Formula One. This series is looking at those races that have entered the record books, the fastest, the slowest, the highest, the lowest, that kind of thing. Today’s episode focuses on not so much the race itself, although that was a controversial one, but on an unexpected qualifying result – this is Europe 1997.

Races to Remember - Netherlands 1961

A record-breaking race that wasn't thrilling but unique in other ways

Sidepodcast: Races to Remember - Netherlands 1961

by Christine Blachford

Welcome to Sidepodcast’s latest mini series, Races to Remember – a look back at those Grand Prix weekends that provided memorable action or record-breaking results. We’ve looked at close finishes in Italy, and high retirement numbers in Monaco, but today it’s time to look at something a little bit different. Our third of seven short shows focuses on a race from 1961, the Dutch Grand Prix.

Races to Remember - Italy 1971

The ferociously fast Monza track hosts exceptionally close racing

Sidepodcast: Races to Remember - Italy 1971

by Christine Blachford

This is Races to Remember, a mini series brought to you by Sidepodcast, taking a look at some of the more memorable entries in the Formula One history books. This series we’re looking at races that have records attached to them, like yesterday’s entry with the fewest number of cars to see the chequered flag. Today, we’re still talking about the finish line, with a supremely close battle. It’s Italy, 1971.

Races to Remember - Monaco 1996

Memorable weekends are relived in the returning mini series

Sidepodcast: Races to Remember - Monaco 1996

by Christine Blachford

Welcome to a brand new series of Races to Remember – the Sidepodcast mini series that looks back at the highs and lows of a lengthy Formula One history. With the first championship race held in 1950, there’s a wealth of choice when it comes to selecting the most memorable events. For this series of seven episodes, I’ve hand-picked the record-breaking races – longest, shortest, closest, wettest, there’s a little bit of everything. This first episode takes a look at a race with a very high attrition rate, Monaco 1996.

Racing Families - The Winkelhocks

More rich racing DNA, although less Formula One success here

Sidepodcast: Racing Families - The Winkelhocks

by Christine Blachford

Hello and welcome to Racing Families, a mini series from Sidepodcast taking a closer look at those who enter the world of motorsport because it runs in their DNA. So far we’ve covered families who have seen various degrees of success, but today we’re looking at a family who didn’t make too much of a mark on their respective sports, but kept on trying. Let us get started with today’s family then - the Winkelhocks.

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F1 team launches
McLaren HondaOnline29 Jan
Sauber F1 TeamOnline30 Jan
Scuderia FerrariOnline30 Jan
Scuderia Toro RossoJerez, Spain31 Jan
Infiniti Red Bull RacingJerez, Spain1 Feb
Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 TeamJerez, Spain1 Feb
Williams Martini RacingJerez, Spain1 Feb
Lotus F1 TeamJerez, Spain2 Feb
Sahara Force India F1 TeamOnline25 Feb
F1 test schedule
Circuito de JerezSpain1 Feb
Circuito de JerezSpain2 Feb
Circuito de JerezSpain3 Feb
Circuito de JerezSpain4 Feb
Circuit de Barcelona-CatalunyaSpain19 Feb
Circuit de Barcelona-CatalunyaSpain20 Feb
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Circuit de Barcelona-CatalunyaSpain26 Feb
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Circuit de Barcelona-CatalunyaSpain28 Feb
Circuit de Barcelona-CatalunyaSpain1 Mar

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