With the F1 season over for another year, Joe takes time to look back on 2011, on undervalued engineers, on the human damage of Formula 1 and on the kind of places the sport should be going.
Also under the microscope are gobsmacking driver decisions, the latest race of a modern generation, the value of a wobbly wing to the world and just how many people are pulling Christian Horner's strings.
We also discuss the freedom to win, an F1 mole, a farewell of sorts, the rise of Adrian Sutil and the little Beetle that could.
As ever, all this and much more in a festive, end of season, Aside with Joe.
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References Adrian Sutil, Christian Horner
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