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Episode 52 - He's young, he's talented, he's in the wrong team // Our traditional look at the Entry List for the coming F1 season

Published by Christine Blachford

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With very little news to cover this week, Sidepodcast takes it's annual trip down the grid to predict the futures of the 2008 drivers.


I'm having the worst week of my whole entire life, no exaggeration or drama. Look forward to an optimistic show!

Good week / Bad week

Trulli's depression is actually a good week for Ferrari, whilst Jerez and Singapore are having troubles.

News and views

Super Aguri have delayed their launch, we discuss why and what effect this is having on the drivers. The "Racing Against Racism" campaign is gaining momentum, but do we sign up to it? And what exactly are we signing up to? Also, Ron Dennis is having some personal troubles and we justify why this is news.

Class of 2008

A rundown of the 2008 Entry List with driver statistics (Krypton Factor stylee) and a word or two on what we think.

On the phones

Just the one voicemail this week - part of his "on the phones" initiative. We talk about Nigel Stepney and his dignified silence - that's the silence where he keeps talking about what happened.


I'm not email bankrupt just yet, so keep trying. We talk about some of the brilliant emails we got this week, and how they link to the Facebook group. Train rides, counting coins, Honda being half and half, and Join in the fun on the group, or email me at christine [@]

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365 F1 stories

Three time World Champion Niki Lauda was born on this day in 1949 - where was his birthplace?

F1 team launches
Sauber F1 TeamOnline20 Feb
Renault Sport F1 TeamTBC21 Feb
Sahara Force India F1 TeamSilverstone, England22 Feb
Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 TeamSilverstone, England23 Feb
McLaren HondaTBC24 Feb
Scuderia FerrariFiorano, Italy24 Feb
Williams Martini RacingTBC25 Feb
Haas F1 TeamTBC26 Feb
Red Bull RacingOnline26 Feb
Scuderia Toro RossoBarcelona, Spain26 Feb
F1 test schedule
Circuit de Barcelona-CatalunyaSpain27 Feb
Circuit de Barcelona-CatalunyaSpain28 Feb
Circuit de Barcelona-CatalunyaSpain1 Mar
Circuit de Barcelona-CatalunyaSpain2 Mar
Circuit de Barcelona-CatalunyaSpain7 Mar
Circuit de Barcelona-CatalunyaSpain8 Mar
Circuit de Barcelona-CatalunyaSpain9 Mar
Circuit de Barcelona-CatalunyaSpain10 Mar

An Aside with Joe